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Plenty of bit holders, but you can never have enough drawer space.
Plenty of bit holders, but you can never have enough drawer space.
Picture Added 04-10-2012 09:48 PM
Added by sprior

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  1. sutmig
    02-05-2016 11:15 AM - permalink
    Do you happen to have the plans you used for this?
  2. sprior
    11-02-2016 08:24 PM - permalink
    I'm not sure what I've still got around. This design is my own combination of the Kreg and New Yankee Workshop designs. I liked the Kreg design for having the dust collection setup inside the cabinet (the NYW design had an external Y fitting which would keep it from being close to a wall), so this has the U shaped upper big drawer to get around the dust fitting going down from the router enclosure. But I didn't like the Kreg design for the bit holders, so I stayed closer to NYW for that, plus I've got a small wire chase from the router enclosure over the right bit storage and out to the power switch on the side. And I went with the Kreg top/fence which I've been pretty happy with and it's on a piano style hinge with locking supports. The cabinet is on 4 double locking casters, so when they're all locked the unit is nice and heavy and stable - doesn't move. The only thing that's kinda awkward is that I've got a Porter Cable router in it pretty much all the time and it's every easy to ding my knuckles on the insert leveling screws when I'm trying to loosen/tighten the collet with the wrench, so I just have to be really careful there.

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