quick, scrapwood tool holder

  1. bigegg

    bigegg I drink and I know things. Its what I do.

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    left over piece of french cleating: 18mm ply, cut to 2in wide, with a 45° bevel.
    plus a scrap of 6mm ply.
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    cut a couple of strips of 6mm ply, around 2in wide, and two pieces of french cleat, about 1in wide.

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    glue/pin/screw together.

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    vary the height of the piece on the "flat" to change the slot size to match tool thickness.
    vary the thickness of the piece fastened to the "angle" to account for tool handle size.

    the "angle" side goes to the wall.

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    fasten to wall with a couple of screws:

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    fill with tools:

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  2. Tom O Member

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    Not bad I was thinking of something like that for my IPad to fit on the wall behind the lathe when I am scratching my head looking at the electrics it would be nice just snap a pic of the manual that suits.
     
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  3. slim_boy_fat

    slim_boy_fat Forum Supporter

    Just be careful in siting it - you don't want it covered in cutting oil, or worse, bits of swarf.....it's amazing for far it can travel.
     
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  4. eLuSiVeMiTe

    eLuSiVeMiTe Forum Supporter

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    Anything I need morr than once gets laminated and stored in a folder.
    Great for the garage. My tablet never ventures in there.
     
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  5. bigegg

    bigegg I drink and I know things. Its what I do.

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    i have a piece of carpet screwed to the wall to cover my phone when its in the holder.
    keeps it reasonably safe, even from angry grinder sparks.
     
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  6. bigegg

    bigegg I drink and I know things. Its what I do.

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    i use mine to listen to audiobooks.
     
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  7. bigegg

    bigegg I drink and I know things. Its what I do.

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    i think it would need two of them: one above, upside down; one below.
    site just far enough apart so it could be slid into the top one then dropped into bottom.

    then a piece of carpet or leather as a cover flap. or maybe hinged lexan?
     
  8. 4String. New Member

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    Learnt a very valuable lesson about mobile phones last year while I was hiabbing (is that a proper word??) a new canopy over a holding tank in a sewage treatment works near Southampton.

    When your mobile is in your top boiler suit pocket, ensure the zip is closed before leaning over to, err, see what’s, err, in the tank...:doh::ashamed::D
     
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  9. AdW New Member

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    I work for a ground investigation contractor and you'd be amazed at how many mobiles get dropped down boreholes for that very reason.:laughing:
     
  10. bigegg

    bigegg I drink and I know things. Its what I do.

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    phone / tablet holder
     
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  11. angellonewolf

    angellonewolf Member

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    for mobiles and tablets look for griffin suviver covers there are more others but they been around for years
     
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