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12-28-2009 10:31 PM

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So,how do you guys store your table saw blades? Please post-up pictures


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#1 posted 12-28-2009 10:46 PM

There may be some who will say…”Not until you post-up pictures of your shop.”

LOL

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#2 posted 12-28-2009 10:51 PM

My method is rather crude. Peg on a peg board. You really want pics of that?

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#3 posted 12-28-2009 10:53 PM

I will as soon as I get it cleaned up & a few cabnets built for it!

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#4 posted 12-28-2009 10:54 PM

Talking about crude,How about a nail on the floor joist. Not even a shiney nail.

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#5 posted 12-28-2009 11:47 PM

Pizza boxes on a shelf with a bag of desiccant in each box to retard moisture … 2 blades to a box, separated by a piece of cardboard (the one they put the pizza on). Don’t use a used box … a friend of mine delivers for Dominos and will get me all of the new (read: clean) boxes I want.

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#6 posted 12-28-2009 11:59 PM

I keep mine in their original packaging. Some are in plastic “clam shell” things and others have a cardboard “folder” type thing. I keep them in a drawer dedicated to just them. The dado set is in it’s own case too.
The wax that covers the teeth when they come back from the sharpening service helps to protect them too. I leave it on until they are needed.

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#7 posted 12-29-2009 12:05 AM

“I keep mine in their original packaging. Some are in plastic “clam shell” things and others have a cardboard “folder” type thing. I keep them in a drawer dedicated to just them. The dado set is in it’s own case too.”
I agree with Longhair above that’s how I store mine.

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#8 posted 12-29-2009 12:41 AM

yup

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#9 posted 12-29-2009 12:42 AM

Yeah, peg on a pegboard. I guess having a fancy drawer or dividers looks better and provides better protection, but I figure I have a thousand other things to build first. :)

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#10 posted 12-29-2009 12:44 AM

There’s a pic below of a rack that looks very much like my two racks.

Blade storage is somewhat analogous to blade cleaning….there are many appropriate ways to accomplish the task…neglecting to accomplishing the task is what causes the problems! Not cleaning and not storing your blades where they don’t get banged up, severely reduces their performance and expected service life, which is really pretty wasteful when you think about the cost of a good saw and a good blade.

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#11 posted 12-29-2009 12:48 AM

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#12 posted 12-29-2009 12:57 AM

Knotscott, that looks great, but I couldn’t do it unless all of the teeth faced the same direction…..slight OCD kicking in there. LOL

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#13 posted 12-29-2009 01:06 AM

Keep um’ comming guys!

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#14 posted 12-29-2009 02:35 AM

That’s Funny LH….you’re either faced with the teeth going in different directions or the names facing or not facing….darned if you do, darned if you don’t! Mine has the teeth facing the same way….at least that way I know which direction to sneak up from. ;)

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#15 posted 12-29-2009 02:50 AM

In a drawer in my upright tool cabinet.

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