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Project by SgtSnafu posted 11-18-2009 03:39 AM 20479 views 24 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is something I worked up a while back to hold our scroll saw blades… The top is a 1x and the bottom is a 2x pine with 1/4” plywood sides. I drilled the top and bottom at the same time by using double sided tape to hold them together while I drilled the holes…

-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC





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cabinetmaster

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#1 posted 11-18-2009 03:48 AM

Thanks man. I was just thinking this week that I needed to find a way to store my blades. You just made my day. I think I’ll make one too. Thanks for this timely post. Oh by the way, where did you get the tubes to hold the blades?

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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SgtSnafu

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#2 posted 11-18-2009 04:12 AM

Hey CabinetMaster – Once I presses “Post”, I just knew someone would ask.. ;-)

I ordered them from Wildwood Designs (link to product) if the link goes bad in the future… Search for “Extra Blade Storage Tubes” Item number “T200”

One thing i did not mention… I was originally gonna drill 4 rows of 6 holes, and my fair lady suggested I stagger the holes. Well needless to say, that was a great idea, as it makes the labels much easier to see…

-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC

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woodbutcher

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#3 posted 11-18-2009 04:32 AM

SgtSnafu,
Nice job on the blade storage and organization. I especially like the way you staggered the heighth of the tubes for better visibility. I’m using the same type plastic tubes that I purchased at Sloans for my blades. I built a box some time back to put all my tubes in. The box is in my projects as well. What I don’t like about my box is solved with your design however. I’m afraid you may have just made more work for me, in that I’ve got to get my blades in a position similar to yours now! Great design, Keep on Keeping on!

Sincerely,
Ken McGinnis

-- woodbutcher north carolina

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#4 posted 11-18-2009 04:52 AM

Great idea. Nice job.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#5 posted 11-19-2009 12:54 PM

Great idea!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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deputy4989

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#6 posted 07-08-2014 03:04 PM

You can get them on amazon search for150mm plastic test tubes $4.99 for 10

-- If we can't fix it, It ain't broke

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