French Cleat Square & Measuring Tool Storage

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Blog entry by Chris McDowell posted 10-18-2014 10:39 PM 4054 reads 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

All of my measuring and squaring tools were spread out throughout the shop. I wanted them all in one place, so I made this.

Watch the video here:

-- Chris, , FACEBOOK: , Proverbs 16:9

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#1 posted 10-19-2014 10:17 AM

Hello Chris,

thanks for your nice movie and you great ideas.
I only was a little scared, when I see how you work with your table saw.
Maybe I pay extra attention because I already had a accident with my table saw.
But if I was you look around how you can work safely with your table saw
before there will be really a accidents, there are also a lot of videos about this topic
I don’t want to be the wise guy, but I only want to prevent that your little son gets the fright
off his life, my children can all talk about it.

Greetings and all the best,


-- Greetings from the Netherlands.

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#2 posted 10-19-2014 01:23 PM

Looked pretty safe to me. Nice little video.

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#3 posted 10-19-2014 03:00 PM

Great video. Please make a zero clearance insert. When the piece of wood fell in, it gave me the chills.

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#4 posted 10-20-2014 12:13 PM

Nice idea and good video. You should make some zero clearance plates for your table saw. While cutting that slim board, there is a considerable gap there. Be careful buddy.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#5 posted 10-21-2014 01:29 AM

Thank you all for your concern. I don’t know why craftsman thought the insert that came with the saw was a good idea. I will look into making a ZCI.

-- Chris, , FACEBOOK: , Proverbs 16:9

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