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    I got tired of having my blade tubes rolling around and not being able to grab the one I needed so I built a holder. Plan on screwing it to the side of my Dewalt base.
    Made it out of Poplar and stained it Red Mahogany. I also cut lugs on the front pieces and stuck them through holes cut in the base plate so it should be plenty strong. The tubes came from Woodcraft and are about 7/8" X 6"
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  • #2
    Looks real nice, Okie. I like it. I have a lot move of them, so I had to make mine bigger. I just used pvc pipe & glued them on a tray with handle. Nice Job.
    PERK

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    • #3
      I thought about that but right now I only use 4 different blades and I figure I could always build a bigger one if and when I need it.

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      • #4
        Blade Holder

        Here is the one I made.
        FD Mike
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        SD Mike

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        • #5
          Nice job Mike...

          By the way if you look down below the quick reply box you will see Go Advanced...
          "Still Montana Mike"

          "Don't worry about old age--it doesn't last that long."
          Mike's Wood-n-Things LLC

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          • #6
            Ok, I give up. What am I going to see after I see GO Advanced...?
            Im waiting for my next shipment of Flying Dutchman blades that I hope get here tomorrow to fill the new tubes.
            Last edited by Okie; 03-11-2012, 06:30 PM.

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            • #7
              Doesn't look pretty, but I bought a clear plastic case meant for storing screws - made sure (measured in the store) that the compartments could be configured to be long enough. Still have the blades (from Mike) sitting in the mailer package though! He has them in labelled bags, so I could store multiple types of blades in the same compartment if needed (I doubt I'll ever get that many types of blades though!).

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              • #8
                Block, I used the little pieces of paper that comes with the flying Dutchman blades, I slip it inside the tube so. Can see which one is inside. I also write on top if the lid.

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Okie View Post
                  Block, I used the little pieces of paper that comes with the flying Dutchman blades, I slip it inside the tube so. Can see which one is inside..
                  ///////////////////// SO I am not the only one doing that. Ha ha.
                  Hegner Polymax- 3,Hegner Multimax-3,
                  "No PHD, just a DD 214"

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                  • #10
                    X3, easiest way I could think of to label my blades!
                    Originally posted by Jim Finn View Post
                    ///////////////////// SO I am not the only one doing that. Ha ha.
                    Bob making sawdust in SW Louisiana
                    with a EX-21

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                    • #11
                      Forgot to post this one.
                      It is for holding the blades for a Hegner saw.
                      FD Mike.
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                      • #12
                        I made a blade holder out of small cardboard tubes.The blades I keep there tend to get a little rust on them. I now just lesve the blades in the container that Mike sends them in. No more rust. I also had a gross or more of different blades in that cardboard holder and knocked it on the floor. Have about 150 blades all mixed together. Some of the larger ones I can tell what they are. Most of the smaller blades I just guess what they are.
                        Mick, - Delta P-20

                        A smile is a small curve that straightens everything out.

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