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Battery Organizer - BIG one

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Project by Brian Strothcamp posted 01-02-2013 12:47 AM 4024 views 39 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Inspired by Daris:
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/75789

Mine is modified from the original plans…

12” tall vs the 8” (battery area)
2 slots each for AAA and AA vs just 1
added a box drawer for watch batteries and overflow (not shown, out of mat,l)

16” tall by about 10” wide, select pine with no finish

we buy batteries at Costco in 48 packs so needed a big one… holds 44 AA so not quite a full pack but any taller would just overkill all the others. maybe i could have added a 3rd row ha… its enuf





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RoundestRock

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#1 posted 01-02-2013 12:53 AM

If imitation is the highest form of flattery, consider this idea stolen :)

-- I only WISH I could do this for a living. Problem is I don't want to sell anything I make!

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#2 posted 01-02-2013 01:41 AM

Good design ,nice work.

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#3 posted 01-02-2013 01:48 AM

Greetings from the socialist capital of America – California.
There is more than one reason they call it the ’left coast’?

Looks like you get a good deal on the batteries, but I went to re-chargeable 2 years ago
Note – Highly reccommend chargers and batteries from Ace Hardware (their best customers for re-chargable batteries are Harbor Freight customers who say that HF batteries only last days instead of years)

Lee
Moreno Valley’s local has-been.
Servant of the Living God.

-- I may not have a lot of good ideas, but some of them are just incredible.

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#4 posted 01-02-2013 03:50 AM

Great idea and well done

-- Norman

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#5 posted 01-02-2013 09:44 AM

Very nice. I’ve had one of these on my To Do list for ages. You made a really nice job of it. I like the addition of a drawer for odds and ends.

-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it.

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#6 posted 01-02-2013 12:46 PM

this is one for my favorites !

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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#7 posted 01-02-2013 02:23 PM

Dude! You’re outta “D”cells!

(nice job on the rack.

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#8 posted 01-03-2013 02:34 PM

Like the idea, so practical and useful in the house, keeps all kind of batteries organized.

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#9 posted 01-04-2013 09:06 PM

Hey this looks great..! You did make a big one.. hah..!

-- Daris, Indianapolis, http://www.woodlogger.com

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