A home for saws

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Project by bandit571 posted 04-15-2017 03:52 PM 2960 views 4 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Saws USED to just hang from nails in the ceiling joists. Had some scraps leftover from a table build. Sides were a glue up, then cut at a diagonal. Corner joints are handcut dovetails. Used a cleaned off spot on the old lathe bench. Smaller saws will hang from pegs on the sides of the saw til. Just plain pine, no finish, yet. Nice way to store all the saws until needed, and keep me from banging my head on them.

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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#1 posted 04-15-2017 05:44 PM

nice. i need to make one for my small collection

-- “Facts don't care about your feelings.” ..., Ben Shapiro

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#2 posted 04-15-2017 06:07 PM

I like it. They clearly needed a good home.
All things are relative, but relative to my shop – that’s a lot of saws!

-- Jim, Houston, TX

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#3 posted 04-15-2017 06:58 PM

Great job!

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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#4 posted 04-15-2017 09:57 PM

Nice till, Bandit!

-- God bless, Candy

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#5 posted 04-16-2017 12:25 AM

That’s a lot of saws. Glad they are no longer homeless ;^)

-- Matt -- I yam what I yam and that's all what I yam

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#6 posted 04-16-2017 03:14 AM

Good job Bandit. Great way to keep them all together.

-- Mark -- Really we're not crazy, just "Limited Editions" -- --

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#7 posted 04-16-2017 05:04 AM

Thats what I need to do in my shop.
I noticed you have a lot of cordless …......ah bad joke !
Good to see you use them

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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#8 posted 04-16-2017 12:58 PM

This would of been the way to go when I inherited all my dads saws. Like nice straight soldiers.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#9 posted 04-16-2017 02:37 PM

Slots for 16 saws in the til. Shorter saws will have a peg to reside on on the outside of the til.

Thanks for looking in. Hope it gives people some ideas to store their own saws.

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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#10 posted 04-16-2017 03:47 PM

This is something I need to do. It seems old saw just have a way of showing up at my door. I have yet to even research what I’ve got, but it would be nice to have them all in one place.

Nice job!

-- Proud owner of an electronics free workshop. Please check your cell phone at the door!

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