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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 08-11-2012 01:13 AM 2921 views 12 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It was raining today so the outdoor job was off and I had this set of 6 free screwdrivers from Harbor Freight sitting on the bench. I needed a set in the motor home to be in a handy place so I decided to cut out this holder and one for my friend, Tim, for his free set. I plan to hang it on the back of one of the doors so it will be quick to grab one. I made it so you can easily see the end of the screw driver. The Phillips go on the right and the flat blades on the left. It was made out of scrap oak and I stained mine with Zar 120 stain and coated with clear lacquer. Tim may want a different color so I left it raw.

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!





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woodworker59

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#1 posted 08-11-2012 01:30 AM

Nice Job Jim, wouldn’t mind having one of those hanging on my door… very neat looking and should serve you well.. hope your buddy appreciates the nice piece you made for him.. Papa

-- Papa@papaswoodworking.com

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Roger

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#2 posted 08-11-2012 01:41 AM

A handi-dandi idea.

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

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peteg

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#3 posted 08-11-2012 02:01 AM

Absolutely fit for purpose Jim you need to keep it all tidy in the M/home
Pete

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

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Joe Lyddon

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#4 posted 08-11-2012 03:48 AM

Cleverly COOL!

-- 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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#5 posted 08-11-2012 06:13 AM

I’ll take two :)

Very clever

jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Gumnut

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#6 posted 08-11-2012 08:23 AM

Nice job, and a classy set of srcrew drivers!

-- Peter, member of the Fine Woodwork Association http://www.fwwa.org.au/index.htm

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Bob Collins

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#7 posted 08-11-2012 08:44 AM

Great idea Jim, need a couple myself.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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Gshepherd

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#8 posted 08-11-2012 11:01 AM

Nifty Idea for sure there,,,,,,,,,

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

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dingle

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#9 posted 08-11-2012 11:09 AM

Jim: Neat oh!!! Hey I have a set of those too and was wondering what I could do with them, still in the blister pack. Again, Good JOB!!!!!

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HillbillyShooter

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#10 posted 08-11-2012 12:03 PM

Nicely done.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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harry1

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#11 posted 08-11-2012 01:08 PM

Talk about imagination Jim, you have it in abundance. It wouldn’t look out of place in any home.

-- Harry, Western Australia

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Tom Godfrey

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#12 posted 08-11-2012 03:11 PM

Like the idea Jim and most likely I will be making one for myself when it cools down some and I can find shop time.
Hope all is well with you and family

-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (tom@thcww.com)

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Daniel Wise

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#13 posted 08-11-2012 04:10 PM

This sure beats the heck out of the kitchen drawer. Neat design.

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sedcokid

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#14 posted 08-11-2012 09:41 PM

nice project, you are so clever!! Ideas galore ;-)

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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Jim Jakosh

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#15 posted 08-12-2012 12:17 AM

Thank you all for the nice comments. If you get any of those free screwdrivers, I hope you can make one of these to store them. Heck it would work for any set of screwdrivers. I just like to have them organized and then I can see if one is missing. I used to have to pull out the toolbox in the motor home to get a screwdriver and now I just reach behind the closet door!!

I could have made just a straight board, but it was raining out and I like to get creative and I had the time, so….......................there you have it. Be sure to post one if you make it!!!.....................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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