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Review by Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist posted 02-14-2010 12:02 AM 6522 views 3 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Sandpaper is always a pain to store and organize. I previously had built a bulky and definitely not portable storage rack for my sandpaper. I saw this plastic file folder yesteday while in office Depot and a flourescent light bulb went off…but that’s a different story.
For $10 this was a perfect solution for storing my sandpaper and making it easy to carry around to wherever I needed sandpaper. I addition to the 9×11” sheets I bought it for I can also put round orbital discs in it.
The hanging file folders make it easy to label and organize the sandpaper.
I just threw out my old bulky sandpaper storage rack.

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpieceā€¦ because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work




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#1 posted 02-14-2010 12:09 AM

Great idea

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#2 posted 02-14-2010 01:03 AM

Excellent idea!!!

-- - Eric Indianapolis, IN

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#3 posted 02-14-2010 02:04 AM

I just got back from another drive to Office depot and bought another one…slightly larger. I currently keep all my owners manuals in the file folders in my desk but thought this might be better since I could store the manuals right in my workshop.

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpieceā€¦ because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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#4 posted 02-14-2010 02:37 AM

great speciel when you aut of shop for a job
and if you living in a area where there a lot humidity

Dennis

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#5 posted 02-14-2010 03:43 AM

A definite winning idea.

-- Common sense is so rare anymore when you do see it, it looks like pure genius.

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#6 posted 02-14-2010 03:48 AM

That is a good idea. Think I’m going to keep an eye out for one. Price is good.

-- Failure is the road to success if you learn to learn from your mistakes - Vince, Greenville, SC

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#7 posted 02-14-2010 05:29 AM

Great idea! Sure beats a bulky wall shelf!

-- Firewoodmaker "If you can't fix it with duct tape, you have not used enough!"

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#8 posted 02-14-2010 08:44 AM

Thats is absolutely genius!!

Occam’s Razor says that :

‘the simplest answer is usually the right answer’

“entities must not be multiplied beyond what is necessary”

I am now really glad I didnt make one of those elaborate cabinets for storing my essential paper…Now I can use that plywood for something else.

Grub

-- Science Teacher by Day, Wood Butcher by Night!!

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#9 posted 02-14-2010 11:27 AM

What a great idea, it leaves my clipboard idea for dead.

Thanks

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#10 posted 02-14-2010 02:50 PM

Amazing! This is great. I was sitting in the shop yesterday trying to figure out what to do with all the zillions of types of paper (5 hole, 8 hole, pads, 1/4 sheet, full sheet). This is genius! No more drawer of crap I dig through each time!!!!

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#11 posted 02-14-2010 03:24 PM

thank you.so simple its perfect

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#12 posted 02-14-2010 05:21 PM

Ding! Ding! Ding! We have a winner!

Thanks for sharing.

-- John H. [To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk. ~Edison]

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#13 posted 02-15-2010 02:30 AM

Genius…

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#14 posted 02-15-2010 03:13 AM

Great idea. Thanks for sharing.

-- Emmett, from Georgia

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#15 posted 03-25-2010 08:12 PM

That is a great idea, worth filing for a patent, no pun intended. I will run out and grab one this weekend before one of the wood working supply houses finds out and marks them up 1000%

-- "if you can't set a good example, at least serve as a horrible warning"

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