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Project by grizzman posted 07-05-2012 03:13 AM 3256 views 0 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is my way of organizing my hand saws, its been awhile since i changed things around and ive had them laying on my bench , and its been a sore spot for me every time i looked at them laying there, so today i said , im going to fix this, so i thought about it, and stated to lay them and move them to see what i could come up with…i didnt need anything fancy , just a good secure way to hold them…....and wella it came to me, a simple piece of heart pine with 2 different sizes of dattos that are three inches deep, the saws fit in there great and are very secure, and i can see them well and get to them really easily, i added my own little touch by making a small handsaw out of mahogany and in laid it with black epoxy, i like it…i screwed it to the wall with 2 three inch screws and i sparyed it with about 5 coats of lacquer…oh and a single band of walnut, just to spruce it up some…thanks for looking..and for your comments…i appreciate it…grizzman

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 07-05-2012 03:33 AM

It figures that the number 1 cut up on LJs would have super saw storage

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 07-05-2012 03:39 AM

Nice and handy. Great looking project Grizz.

-- The more I work with wood the more I recognize only God can make something as beautiful as a tree. I hope my humble attempts at this craft do justice by His masterpiece. -- Tim

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#3 posted 07-05-2012 03:39 AM

Now that’s a nice Till!

-- "ButI'mMuchBetterNow"

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#4 posted 07-05-2012 03:40 AM

Hmmmm….....how much those saws pay a night for that kind of housing…......pretty neat…......(-:

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#5 posted 07-05-2012 04:02 AM

Keep this up[ grizz & you’ll be able to find your gear :: ))
Nice job mate
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#6 posted 07-05-2012 04:46 AM

Grizz, I think it is important that all your shop tools, holders and jigs look nice and have begun to work at that in my shop. It gives a sense of pride and joy to use something that suits your eye. To I applaud your use of the inlay and walnut stripe. They made me smile. Occam’s Razor should apply to all such practical projects, when it comes to function…as it does here.

-- Big Al in IN

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Lenny

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#7 posted 07-05-2012 09:11 AM

Simple yet effective…and attractive.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#8 posted 07-05-2012 10:00 AM

That really looks great! Your shop is getting too organized! :)

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#9 posted 07-05-2012 10:30 AM

Looks like you are making a wonderful shop.
What a nice till, as always fine finish and personality, just like you.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#10 posted 07-05-2012 10:51 AM

if i made something this nice my wife would move it inside!

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

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#11 posted 07-05-2012 12:16 PM

Neat idea!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#12 posted 07-05-2012 02:01 PM

Looks good Grizz. The next task is keeping them in there when they’re not in use, lol.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#13 posted 07-05-2012 04:21 PM

Grizz that electric cord seems to be in a vulnerable spot but the saw holder is a good idea!

-- Lorna, Cape Cod

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#14 posted 07-05-2012 04:25 PM

Nice home for some lovely saws, Grizz!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#15 posted 07-05-2012 09:17 PM

Nice looking storage Grizz. Wanna come organize my shop?

-- JoeyG ~~~ http://www.facebook.com/JHGWoodWorks

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