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With my new (to me) Dremel tool I inherited, I had all these plastic boxes with the accessories in them. Don't get me wrong , they are nice but take up too much room for me. After building the Dremel router jig a couple weeks ago I decided I needed to consolidate the mess. I had some 1 1/2'' thick cherry wood all twisted, and after running them over the jointer I ended up with 3/8'' thickness, enough for a storage box. I used kaizen foam to hold the cutting accessories and old pill containers for the miscellaneous cutting, sanding and polishing pieces.
Worked out great. It's 10'' wide x 7'' deep x 5 1/2'' high. No handle on it since there will most likely be something stored on top of it on the shelf. Finished with a coat of Danish oil. When I look at the last picture and see everything in one box rather than all those plastic boxes, the decision was easy.
Tony, here is your next project. LOL.
Thanks for looking.

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Very nice. Mine just sits out on the bench …. but I do use it a lot.
 

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Nice way to organize all those pieces!
 

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Dave,I appreciate you and all my LJ friends who are organized. It seems that all I can manage are good intentions. Nicely done.
 

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Dave that is a nice organizer that has beauty and class .
Now you got us all going to clean up and get organized .

Klaus
 

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Your a hard guy to keep up with Dave! You and Paul (Shipwright) (which I give great credit to for the inspiration you both gave me for my new dremel jig) are way ahead of me on this one.

Funny that you just posted this nice box to organize for your dremel. I was just now looking at the plastic box my dremel came in and found some small accessories hidden behind the slit where the instructions were held in the lid. My dremel came with a light attachment but the part that made it work was stuck in that instruction slot and I just now found it. The light is not that much help although because the LED beams are not focused on the cutting bit instead they are along side it as you can see in the photo. :(
Anyway your box is nice and when I find time I'll make me one!



 

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Very nice box. To nice to get beat-up around the shop.

I have to agree with Lee. My Dremel lives in an ammo box with all the assorted parts too.
 

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I'm with you Dave, nothing like being able to find what you want, when you want! Nice job on the box!
 

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very very nice box Dave love it
 

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Paul, I can see yours sitting on the bench with your ongoing beautiful marquetry work. If you lived closer, a lot closer, I would strongly consider a class. Thanks for your help.

Thanks Steve. I had to do something. I don't like having all those accessory boxes.

Lee, thanks and you made my day with your reply. Still laughing.

Thanks Klaus. Spring clean up time is here.

Tony, that's really interesting having a light. Mine is probably so old, a light was never considered then. I had asked Paul originally about having a light on the jig to see better, but he was right, I really don't see the need. YET

rjR thanks. If I had a ammo box then mine would be in there too.

Thanks John. I think I'm ahead on this one, now to organize the other 20 things that need it. LOL

Thanks Sterios, I'm lovin it too.
 

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Congratulations on the top 3 award Dave & great end result.
 

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Really beautiful box Dave. Congrats on your Top 3!
 

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A very COOL way to organize the tool and it's accessories…

Nice JOB!
 

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Hey Dave-
Real nice job on the box !
Ya can never have to many boxes … thats what i say :)
Keep boxing Bud
 

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Thanks Tony. Much appreciated.

Jerry, simple, effective, and with a purpose. The best kind.

Thanks Joe. We all need organization. Hope it works out for someone.

JayCee, only if they are made of wood, The plastic ones are for recycling. LOL>
 

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Dave, Nicely done, now put it to use. LOL! That's what Grizz used to say to me when I posted my jigs. LOL!
 

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Very good. It's amazing how such a small tool can have so many accessories, pieces, and parts. Gotta luv it.
 

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I use mine mostly in the micro drill mode but when I'm using it in router mode and need more light or better vision I use this. It has 2X magnification and six focused LED's. It may be the best $55 I ever spent.

 

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That is a great build. I have one with all the accessories and the factory base not a nice one like yours. I like the idea of getting what item you need without fussing with all those adult proof plastic cases. Congrats on the Daily top 3. Good job !!
 

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Very nicely done Dave, but I'm afraid you are much too organised for me.
Thanks for sharing this.

Bob.
PS. Happy easter to you all, we have finished our eggs already.
 

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Thanks Thomas. I used it on a project that I'll be posting as soon as the finish dries. Works great.

Roger, it's like having a lathe, with all the accessories available for it, only worst. At least everything is small.

Paul, if that doesn't do the trick, nothing will. I just thought of using a HF cheapo flashlight.

Thanks Mark. I like simple and I like everything in front of me when I need it. If I can build it then no need to buy it.

Thanks Bob. Happy Easter to you too. Maybe you should see the disorganized things in the shop.You would bite your tongue. LOL
 
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