Cordless Drill Charging Station

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Project by scarpenter002 posted 102 days ago 4138 views 47 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my latest project for my workshop. The design is based off project by LJ HickoryHill found here. The design of the drill shelf was based on ShopNotes Issue 58 along with the design of the drawer.

The case is made out of 3/4” plywood. The drawer is made out of 1/2” plywood with a 1/4” plywood bottom. The handle is made from walnut. The top shelf is hinged to allow for access to the power strip. The cabinet is attached to the wall via a French cleat.

The pictures are as follows: – Pictures 1 & 2: Overall Cabinet – Picture 3: Accessory Drawer – Picture 4: Walnut Handle – Picture 5: Hidden Power Strip to feed the chargers – Picture 6: Gluing up the case; you can never have enough clamps!!

Thanks for reading.

-- Scott in Texas

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#1 posted 102 days ago

Very nice scarpenter002’s. I definitely need something like that. I like that the cordless drills are easily accessible with a drawer for accessories. Thanks for the post. Unfortunately I don’t have that SHOPNOTES issue but I’m sure there are plans in my other books.

-- Pie

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#2 posted 102 days ago

I really like this, very functional. Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#3 posted 102 days ago

Very cool! Definitely on my ” to do ” list. Thanks for sharing.

-- Gary,Nebraska

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#4 posted 102 days ago

Very nice. I would be embarrassed to show you my charging station.

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#5 posted 102 days ago

great charging station,nice work.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#6 posted 102 days ago

well done, simple but effective.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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#7 posted 102 days ago

Email is

-- Pie

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#8 posted 102 days ago

Great functional center! I especially like the hinged top that conceals the power strip and keeps cords under control. Right now I have a slotted holder spanned between two open wall studs in my tiny shop. This has now moved to the top of my list!

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#9 posted 102 days ago

Very nice. Gotta love Ridgid products. I have a shop full.

-- Harold

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#10 posted 83 days ago

Nice Job …. Another one in my TO DO list …. :)

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