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Project by Tyler posted 07-01-2012 08:11 PM 1675 views 12 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So I have to credit the inspiration for this one to LJ member SirFatty (Dave) because it was a great idea. Mine’s a little bulkier, but I used what I had on hand. I also wanted to experiment with using neodymium magnets instead of latches. I was a little worried they wouldn’t hold, but those little suckers are strong. Critiques welcome… thanks for looking!

-- Tyler- Montandon, PA ------ "It aint broke, it just needs fixed!"





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Kelen

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#1 posted 07-01-2012 11:15 PM

Great way to stay organized. Looks great!

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Eric in central Florida

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#2 posted 07-01-2012 11:51 PM

Nice job Tyler.
I have to make one of those.
The plastic case my brad nailer came with has about had it.

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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JOEY B

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#3 posted 07-02-2012 01:37 AM

nice—-I wish plastic cases had some storage but they do not . I will have to build one. Thanks Tyler

-- Tools tools and more tools its funny when we go in a store for anything we always look at the tools

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Boxguy

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#4 posted 07-02-2012 08:37 AM

Tyler,

This is very utilitarian and should give years of effective service. It is a good solid build, and has all the elements of effective design. Well done.

In my shop, I find that when I build jigs and storage boxes adding what attractiveness I can to my tools increases my pleasure of using them. Those magnets are strong little suckers, aren’t they? Good concept.

-- Big Al in IN

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SirFatty

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#5 posted 07-02-2012 11:56 AM

Hey Tyler,

The flat top and magnets are a definite upgrade! You’ll appreciate not have to search around for the gun, then the nails, then the oil…

Looks great!

-Dave

-- Visit my blog at dave.spalla.com

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Tyler

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#6 posted 07-03-2012 06:20 AM

Thanks for all the comments, guys!

-- Tyler- Montandon, PA ------ "It aint broke, it just needs fixed!"

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