My Router Purse !

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Project by Slywood posted 306 days ago 2351 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 306 days ago

Neat solution.

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

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#2 posted 306 days ago

Excellent project, compliments.

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

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#3 posted 306 days ago

Love it! Great solution to fit your situation.

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

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#4 posted 306 days ago

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 306 days ago

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 306 days ago

Looking good, a nice first post.

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#7 posted 306 days ago

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 306 days ago

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 306 days ago

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

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#10 posted 306 days ago

Great Idea!

I like the bit changing stand and the trays!

-- Derec

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#11 posted 306 days ago

Ya gotta love a clever design that meets multiple needs.

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

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#12 posted 306 days ago

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 306 days ago

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.

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#14 posted 306 days ago

Mission accomplished… Pretty cool idea, thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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#15 posted 306 days ago

”....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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