Tool Consolidation and Portability

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Project by Kabashu posted 515 days ago 5504 views 19 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Been planning this for years! Sick and tired of carrying black plastic cases in and out of my shop everytime I have a travel job. Tired of opening and closing those same cases everytime i need a tool in the shop. Problem solved. Things I use the most all in two portable boxes that fit into drawers when i’m in the shop and easily loaded into trailer when working off site. Even made a portable charging sation with programable timer to keep them fresh. Long overdue project!

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#1 posted 515 days ago

I like it. Great job.

-- Sorry the reply is so long. I didn't have time to write a short reply.

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#2 posted 515 days ago

Nice work.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 515 days ago

very good idea.great design and work.
i can see that they will come in handy.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#4 posted 515 days ago

Fabulous! At least 20 steps past my feeble effort in the same direction. Well done!!

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#5 posted 515 days ago

Big time saver Kabashu, well done.

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#6 posted 515 days ago

Very nice. Good way to maximize the storage of things that can overrun your shop.

-- Mmmm....sawdust

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#8 posted 515 days ago

That’s a clever set of drawers you have built. I really like how you set up drawers at the work bench. I have a similar situation, might have to give it a try.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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#9 posted 515 days ago

Very nice design and build. Thanks for sharing.

-- Scott in Texas

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#10 posted 515 days ago

Like the energy saving timer for your chargers! Going shopping for that this week!

-- James

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#11 posted 514 days ago

Now that you’ve finally gotten it done and were kind enough to share, maybe I can get it done!


-- Chuck near Nashville - “All you are unable to give possesses you” (Andre Gide)

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#12 posted 514 days ago

Wow, that is sure a GREAT idea. Will link this and have to add it to my LONG list of workshop improvements. I really like the modularity of it and that it appears that stacking them allows for indexing/alignment fo the individual boxes. .

Thanks for posting.

-- I'm not clumsy.. It's just the floor hates me, the tables and chairs are bullies and the wall gets in the way.. - Mike -

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#13 posted 514 days ago

Thats great

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#14 posted 514 days ago

Very clever! I have a similar problem, but I am switching over to systainers.

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#15 posted 340 days ago

did you add anything to the drawers to help them stack. I was thinking some type of base or alignment pin… just curious.
Nice work….

-- Mike in Anaheim, CA

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