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Project by johnstoneb posted 01-27-2013 02:21 PM 2831 views 16 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently bought a WS3000. It works great but needed someplace to store the disks and other stuff that comes with it. I couldn’t afford some of the other jigs. I got the Stumpynubs plans and built this. I modified the plans by adding 1/2” to the depth of the disk file cut a 1/4”dado and installed a sliding cover to keep the disks in place when moving it. Everything except the steel and drawer pull came from cutoffs (Oak, birch plywood and a small piece of MDF)I had stored in the shop. Now I just need to build a stand.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID





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cgrooms

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#1 posted 01-27-2013 02:23 PM

Very nice. I need to build one of these for my worksharp.

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JesseTutt

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#2 posted 01-27-2013 02:38 PM

Good build. I have Stumpy nub’s plans and think I will build one.

-- Jesse, Saint Louis, Missouri

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DIYaholic

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#3 posted 01-27-2013 02:42 PM

Great idea regarding the sliding cover! Brilliant!!!

I too, recently purchased the WS3000 & the Stumpy Nubs Sharpening Station plans?. I have yet to start the build & glad I haven’t! Your adaptation WILL be included in my build. I also plan on placing the disk storage on the left, to allow access to the angle indicator.

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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#4 posted 01-27-2013 03:30 PM

good job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#5 posted 01-27-2013 03:41 PM

Looks good Bruce, I too need to make something like this.

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#6 posted 01-27-2013 04:27 PM

Very creative Bruce. We woodworkers are always looking for more convenient ways to store tools and accessories. I like your solution.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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ldl

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#7 posted 01-27-2013 05:17 PM

Good job on the storage station. I have been planning to do this but haven’t gotten around to it yet. I like the door idea.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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#8 posted 01-27-2013 05:28 PM

Wow , I’m glad that I didn’t settle for the first version. Very nice : ) Favorited !

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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