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Project by Sandra posted 06-30-2013 03:01 PM 1833 views 6 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Now that I have a workbench, I’m spending some time getting my shop in order. I’m starting to learn how to use and maintain hand planes and am just starting with cabinet scrapers.

While tuning up my bandsaw last night, I took a piece of maple left over from my benchtop and decided to make a holder for the scrapers. The idea came from the 3rd picture which I found at www.wkfinetools.com.

On the bandsaw, I cut off about 3/8” from each side, then made the grooves. Glued the sides back on, and then cut the curves.
Sanded by hand and then used a bit of walnut stain and wipe on poly.

It was a fun little project, and will keep my card scrapers nice and tidy. Finished dimensions are 6 1/2” x 3” x 1 3/4”.

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





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DIYaholic

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#1 posted 06-30-2013 03:14 PM

Fantastic bit of shop organization & a bandsaw “box?” at that!!! I find making shop fixtures a very rewarding experience.

It is the “little things” that make shop time more efficient and fun. Keep up the good work.

-- 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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#2 posted 06-30-2013 03:26 PM

Well done….I might have to burrow this idea…..first, I gotta find where I put the scrapers…

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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#3 posted 06-30-2013 03:58 PM

Jeff,
Why would you bury (burrow) this idea??? ;^)

-- 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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#4 posted 06-30-2013 04:15 PM

sandra that a fine scrapper holder and on a fine bench , i myself am a card scraper i love mine i had a good set them drop ed something on them and bent the one i used the most , got to get a new set , they work

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#5 posted 06-30-2013 05:16 PM

Looks like you are moving at a pretty good pace. Got the band saw figured out? Nice shop organizer!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#6 posted 06-30-2013 05:28 PM

Definitely getting better and setting up the bandsaw.

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

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#7 posted 06-30-2013 06:18 PM

Nice holder Sandra. I’ve not gotten into using the scrapers …yet. When I get my new shop built I might have to give ‘em a try

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#8 posted 06-30-2013 07:43 PM

forgot to ask “How are your hands?”

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#9 posted 06-30-2013 09:23 PM

Looks very nice. Good to be organized

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#10 posted 06-30-2013 11:14 PM

Fingers healed up nicely, no worse for wear or however that expression goes.

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

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#11 posted 06-30-2013 11:57 PM

Now that is a good way to store them. A scrapper block.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#12 posted 07-01-2013 12:40 AM

Sweet…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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#13 posted 07-01-2013 12:41 AM

Nice! But now you need to make a scraper holder for when you use them. MUCH easier on your hands! I never used my scrapers until I saw/made the holder. Now I use em all the time.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#14 posted 07-01-2013 12:51 AM

Nicely done it sure beats digging thru the pile in hopes of finding any scraper let alone the one you were looking for.

-- I've never been disappointed buying quality but I have been disappointed buying good enough.

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#15 posted 07-01-2013 01:25 AM

Looks very neat,

I have a few but I keep them in a oil soaked rag in a plastic envelope, as I am scared they will rust on me if exposed to the air all the time.

Very boring compared to your set.

Regards

Robert Brennan

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