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Forum topic by Bieser posted 02-28-2013 09:12 PM 640 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Bieser

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02-28-2013 09:12 PM

Im looking for some ideas on how to display a set of old snap-on sockets I have that were passed down from my grandfather. I would like to display them in my shop. Anyone have some ideas?

Thanks Bies


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FirehouseWoodworking

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#1 posted 03-01-2013 02:14 AM

A nicely finished hardwood shelf with 3/8” or 1/2” (can’t tell which size drive they are) square wooden stubs, one for each socket. Rotate the stubs so that the Snap-On brand name and socket size is displayed to he front. The sockets would be displayed in all heir glory!

Cheers!

-- Dave; Lansing, Kansas

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Bieser

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#2 posted 03-01-2013 03:27 AM

Its unique in that its actually 5/8 drive

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FirehouseWoodworking

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#3 posted 03-01-2013 04:32 AM

Cool! Then 5/8” stubs it’ll be!

I have the few remaining Snap-On tools from my late father in a locked display cabinet with a glass door. I’ve cleaned them up but the scratches and dents are still there. No one gets to use them but me.

I’m sure you’ll be proud to display them and from time to time, turn a few bolts!

Cheers!

-- Dave; Lansing, Kansas

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