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Project by redryder posted 11-17-2012 08:05 PM 4694 views 34 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I bought a bench top bandsaw for Black Friday a couple of years ago (on sale and free shipping). Last year I bought a Grizzly 17 inch bandsaw for resawing etc. I have noticed that all my extra blades end up hanging here, there and everywhere. I usually find them as I am reaching for something else and catch a few teeth in the back of my hand.

I found this project in an old Wood Magazine article and gave it a try. Just fir spacers, hardboard walls and 1/4 inch plywood for the back. No finish. Now the bandsaw blades are together, organized and easy t find.

Thanks for lookin’.......................................

-- mike...............





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JesseTutt

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#1 posted 11-17-2012 08:11 PM

Great Project! And, very timely since I am thinking about how to store my BS blades. I think you saved me a lot of figuring. Would you post the dimensions?

-- Jesse, Saint Louis, Missouri

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#2 posted 11-17-2012 09:24 PM

that´s part of the fun to get blod here there and everywhere ….. not

its looking good :-)

Dennis

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Joe Lyddon

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#3 posted 11-17-2012 10:14 PM

That’s a good idea!

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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#4 posted 11-17-2012 10:23 PM

Very timely indeed. I just (30 minutes ago) placed an order for the Rikon 10-325 14” BS.

Looks like a quick, effective storage solution. Thanks for sharing this!

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

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HorizontalMike

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#5 posted 11-17-2012 10:44 PM

+20 8-)

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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Brett

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#6 posted 11-17-2012 11:15 PM

Great shop project! I will have to make one of these myself.

Thanks.

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16 http://www.TheCrookedNail.blogspot.com

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HillbillyShooter

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#7 posted 11-18-2012 12:53 AM

Great idea. I’ll have to keep this in mind for a great storage solution. Thanks for sharing.

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

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cutworm

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#8 posted 11-18-2012 01:04 AM

Nice job and great idea.

-- Steve - "Never Give Up"

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rtbrmb

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#9 posted 11-18-2012 02:20 AM

great project and very timely. I think I will be making one in the next week.

Bill in MI

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#10 posted 11-18-2012 02:53 AM

Well done

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KOVA

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#11 posted 11-18-2012 03:54 AM

GENIO MIKE!!!!
YO SÓLO TENGO DOS HOJAS DE BANDSAW POR AHORA, PERO ARCHIVO ÉSTE PROYECTO,
PARA HACERLO CUANDO YA TENGA 3 HOJAS :-)

-- KOVA, EL CARPINTERO DEL PUEBLO https://www.facebook.com/pages/El-Carpintero-Del-Pueblo/148976618479733

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redryder

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#12 posted 11-18-2012 05:12 AM

As for dimensions: I made the hardboard panels 14” X 6” for the larger blades and 10” X 14” for the benchtop blades. The blocks are 3 1/2” X 4 1/2” cut at 45 degree angles. The thickness of the blocks depends on the width of your blades. I ran the fir thru a planer before cutting the blocks. The plywood at the back is just 1” larger than the overall size of the organizer. You will find glue and hardboard to be quite the slippery slope. I used glue and brads for the insides and glue only on the outside panels so no nail holes would show.

Hope this link will give you some ideas….....................

-- mike...............

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Roger

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#13 posted 11-18-2012 12:42 PM

Very neat with little space required.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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workerinwood

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#14 posted 11-18-2012 02:02 PM

Great idea, well done!! I need to make one, thanks for sharing.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#15 posted 11-18-2012 03:35 PM

Real nice!

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"

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