Drill bit coliseum

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Project by trucking36 posted 03-07-2014 07:35 PM 2011 views 2 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this out of std plywood from lowes…I got tired of having all these plastic cases stack up on shelves so I threw them away and put this case together to store my bits and accessories…. The layout wasn’t planned I just started putting in the bits and shelfs as out was bring built

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#1 posted 03-07-2014 08:13 PM

Nice. I like it.

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#2 posted 03-07-2014 08:56 PM

Very excellent

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

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#3 posted 03-07-2014 11:05 PM

Now that is a great idea! Thanks for sharing.

Is that a miniature hand saw decoration?

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#4 posted 03-07-2014 11:13 PM

I’m going to have to do something similar soon. Thanks for the ideas.

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#5 posted 03-07-2014 11:15 PM

very nice, great work

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#6 posted 03-08-2014 12:15 AM

Super project! I could really use one of these. Love the personal touches on the front!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way thats says "I meant to do that".

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#7 posted 03-08-2014 01:16 AM

Very nice. Looks like you figured out how to put 10 pounds in a 5 pound box. Nicely packaged and well organized.

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#8 posted 03-08-2014 02:06 AM

well done

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#9 posted 03-08-2014 05:14 AM

Awesome storage solution

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#10 posted 03-08-2014 06:23 AM

organize organize organize!!!!!

it’s stuff like that that makes life easier. and that door keeps em clean (relatively eh?)

For myself, I just aint figured out such an easy solution. I wish I could and I really have been lookin gbut to no avail. Your post prompts me to revisit the solution and start a “build”, and if it don’t work out at best first off, just modify and build again.

I’ve got number drills, letter drills imperial and metric regular twist drill bits that extend up above 64/64ths, , brad point too! Fprstners up to 3” Then there is the bitstock tools, Irwin, RJ’s (coarse and fine) left hand drill bits, Arrrrrgh!

Thanks for the inspiration.


I just keep hoping that some divine inspiration will jump into my brain, but so far no luck.

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#11 posted 03-08-2014 01:16 PM

All the main tools n such needed at the drill press. Nice build.

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#12 posted 03-08-2014 01:37 PM

Great idea—something I’ve been thinking about for years but you have actually accomplished. Thanks for posting.

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#13 posted 03-08-2014 02:46 PM

Great project and I also hate those plastic bit cases!

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#14 posted 03-08-2014 03:02 PM

This is my next organization project in my shop. Great job

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#15 posted 03-08-2014 05:38 PM

That takes all the fun out of rummaging around it my drill bit drawer looking for the right one. I rely on a kitchen table ware tray.

-- Les B, Oregon

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