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Project by Dave posted 822 days ago 3045 views 5 times favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A while back Swirt did a saw rack and it was simple. It used the french cleat method with makes it easy to move around or repair. Here is his project.. I had saws all over the place.

The process is simple all you need is some scrap and a few dollar store bouncy balls.
I layed out the location for the balls and styles.

Then I set up the angled pieces for the balls. Swirts blog covers it in a lot more depth. Thanks Swirt, great project.
The best thing I like is it holds thin Japanese saws very well.
Thanks for viewing my project.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com





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ShaneA

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#1 posted 822 days ago

Nothink like orginization. Looks handy…nice job Dave.

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Dave

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#2 posted 822 days ago

Thanks Shane. I think my shop is the most organized thing I own.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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JL7

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#3 posted 822 days ago

Hey Dave – looks like a great idea…....might have to steal this one…...thanks….

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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Dave

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#4 posted 822 days ago

Jeff it works on any saw. It is a true space saver.
Thanks guys!

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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DIYaholic

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#5 posted 822 days ago

Great execution of a very ingenious design! Nice job.

Thanks for the links. I had seen & forgot about this space saving shop organizer. I will need to incorporate this into my shop. I just need to get a few saws. I have a couple, but nowhere near enough.

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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Dave

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#6 posted 822 days ago

Randy just pick them up here and there. They start adding up. Thanks for the comments;)

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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Don W

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#7 posted 822 days ago

I’m glad that last line didn’t read ’’Thanks for viewing my balls’’!

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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stefang

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#8 posted 822 days ago

looks like a great idea Dave. I checked out Swirts blog. Now I wish I had even a little wall space for this.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#9 posted 822 days ago

Took a lotta balls ta post this fine till superd! :) A really good n ez way to have ez access to the hand saws.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Joe Lyddon

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#10 posted 822 days ago

Yeah Dave… I just gotta say…

You really have Balls to post something like that! LOL

Nice work as usual!

Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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geoscann

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#11 posted 822 days ago

SD i like it i think this will be my weekend project. great job thanks for the links.

O i hope you get the bank stuff straightened around this week nice looking HD

-- BIG geo ---Occam,s razor The simplist answer is often correct

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#12 posted 822 days ago

I’m not sure if I should ask, but, I just have to know: How big are your balls that u used for this??? Nevermind, I just looked at Swirts link.. thnx by the way

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Joe Lyddon

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#13 posted 822 days ago

I was wondering that too… LOL

... and where does one get them?

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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eddie

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#14 posted 822 days ago

Dave you got some saws ,thanks for the link too, Joe and Roger that was funny :)Going to use this one

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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Dave

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#15 posted 822 days ago

Thanks Don, I laughed so loud my wife asked whats so funny?
Mike I had to rearrange a few things myself. It was nice getting them all in one spot.
Thanks Roger I think it took 10, I would like to get some more I think it will be better with a pair in each hole.
Joe thanks for the vote.
Geo it took about 2 hours to build. Thanks on the bank.
Roger it depends on the hole;)
Dollar store Joe!
I like my saws Eddie.
Thanks all you guys this has been a fun project and thread.
Don that is still funny.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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