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Versatile Router-Bit Storage Grants Pass OR

Versatile router-bit storage is not that hard to make. The following article has 8 tips to offer to help you build your own tool stand. So read on to get more detailed instruction below.

Fastenal- Grants Pass
541-472-1746
1470 SE M St Suite 2A Grants Pass, OR, 97526
Grants Pass, OR
 
Farmers Building Supply, Inc
(541) 476-0851
1741 Dowell Rd
Grants Pass, OR
 
Grants Pass - Auth Hometown
(541) 471-9489
1551 Northeast F St
Grants Pass, OR
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Tue:9-18
Wed:9-18
Thu:9-18
Fri:9-18
Sat:9-18
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Main Building Supply
(541) 582-0577
Main & Broadway, Corner of Main and Broadway
Rogue River, OR
 
The Home Depot
(541)567-9890
300 W Harper Road
Hermiston, OR
Hours
Mon-Sat: 7:00am-9:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-7:00pm

Fields Home Center
(541) 862-2111
5285 Williams Hwy, Murphy
Grants Pass, OR
 
Farmer's Do it Best Feed & Pet
(541) 476-0402
1741 Dowell Rd
Grants Pass, OR
 
Farner Building Supply
541-244-2428
1741 Dowell Rd Grants Pass, OR, 97527
Grants Pass, OR
 
The Home Depot
(503)646-1525
13700 NW Science Pk Dr
Portland, OR
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 7:00am-8:00pm

Pine Creek Wood Company
(541) 467-2288
61515 Old Friend Rd.
Friend, OR

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Versatile Router-Bit Storage

Versatile Router-Bit Storage

When it comes to router-bit storage, I could write a book. I’ve tried everything, but I think my latest design is a keeper. 

I prefer to keep my bits protected in a drawer. At first, I just drilled some holes in a block of MDF and set that into the drawer. But it proved difficult to thread my hand through the forest of sharp carbide when reaching for a bit. Several bandages later, I had a better idea. I cut 3/4-in. MDF into square blocks small enough to fit in a row inside the drawer but big enough to hold my panel-raiser bit. I left about 1/16 in. of clearance around each block so I can easily lift them in and out. It’s best to keep the blocks square, so you don’t have to turn one this way or that to fit it in its space. I drilled holes for the 1/2-in. shanks using a 33/64-in. twist bit and for 1/4-in. shanks using a 17/64-in. bit. The slightly oversize holes allow the bits to slip easily in and out. 

To avoid reaching into the sharp bits, I cut some 5/16-in. dowel stock to make handles for lifting the blocks. The knobs at the top are made from 3/4-in. wooden balls I picked up at a craft and hobby store. Now it’s easy to select just the bit I want and take it right to the router table.

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