My Router Purse !

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Project by Slywood posted 06-17-2013 07:14 AM 2481 views 10 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First post to Lumberjocks…

Yesterday I made a system ( I decided to call it a purse ) to carry my router outside cause my shop is actually my backyard and I have to store my tools in the basement.
I made it in like 1 hours out off plywood scraps screwed together so there’s nothing fancy but it does the job.

I had 4 things in mind :

- To be able carry my router with one hand so I can open the doors easily.

- A place to store my router while the bit finnish spinning

- A stand to secure the router upside down for installing jigs and changing router bits.

- Removable storage for all the accessories and bits.

So there it is …

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#1 posted 06-17-2013 07:49 AM

Neat solution.

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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#2 posted 06-17-2013 09:14 AM

Excellent project, compliments.

-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.

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#3 posted 06-17-2013 09:25 AM

Love it! Great solution to fit your situation.

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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#4 posted 06-17-2013 11:51 AM

Good thinking. You bout got it covered.

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

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#5 posted 06-17-2013 11:56 AM

Nice design-looks like you met the goals you set.

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

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#6 posted 06-17-2013 12:54 PM

Looking good, a nice first post.

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#7 posted 06-17-2013 01:42 PM

This looks great to me. Just one “saved” router bit will make this solution pay for itself. Well done.

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



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#8 posted 06-17-2013 01:50 PM

very unique and so handy. I may have to copy this to park my router insert, without dismounting the router from the plate. Grateful thanks for sharing this idea with the forum members.


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#9 posted 06-17-2013 01:59 PM

Very cool..great use of scrap wood. Thanks for sharing.

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#10 posted 06-17-2013 02:02 PM

Great Idea!

I like the bit changing stand and the trays!

-- Derec

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#11 posted 06-17-2013 02:04 PM

Ya gotta love a clever design that meets multiple needs.

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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#12 posted 06-17-2013 03:09 PM

Very clever design! Bit changing stand is genius . All routers should be required to have a flat top, why some do not is a mystery to me.

-- Fine Custom Woodwork since 1978

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#13 posted 06-17-2013 03:41 PM

great idea! I’m going to “borrow” your design.

-- I'm only deaf in one ear,,,,,I just can't hear out of the other one., Denny, Indiana implant, living in PA

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#14 posted 06-17-2013 03:49 PM

Mission accomplished… Pretty cool idea, thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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#15 posted 06-17-2013 08:37 PM

”....there‚Äôs nothing fancy….”
“Form Follows Fuction” is purdy dang fancy to me!!!

Innovative, resourceful and creative, outside the box thinking and build! Great job!!!

Oh yeah….. Welcome to LJs!!!

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

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