Drill Charging Station

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Project by Steve posted 05-23-2012 06:31 PM 3399 views 8 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I built this drill charging station using some scrap pine. It gets my drills and chargers off the work bench and out of the way. It’s attached to the wall using a French cleat across the back. The chargers are plugged into a power strip on the back side. I’ve seen suggestions about connecting the chargers to a timer that automatically turns on the chargers for an hour a day to keep the batteries charged, so I’m gonna try that. I think I’ll make another one for the rest of my drills…LOL

-- Steve in Lawrenceville, GA -

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#1 posted 05-23-2012 10:28 PM

Great Idea, your drills will thank you…..

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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#2 posted 05-24-2012 02:04 AM

It is a great idea, thanks for sharing

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#3 posted 05-24-2012 02:58 AM

I like the idea. How did you attach the chargers to the bottom of the shelf?

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#4 posted 05-24-2012 03:02 PM

Those B&D firestorm chargers have a hole through the middle for mounting to the wall, so I just used a drywall screw. I would probably try velcro if they didn’t have the mounting holes.

-- Steve in Lawrenceville, GA -

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#5 posted 05-24-2012 03:20 PM

good idea, I like the chargers being undermounted

-- -Paul, South Carolina Structural Engineer by trade, Crappy Woodworker by choice

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