I like the spacing on this holder muck up.
Tried this way, with the tools hanging, to see how much spaces they needed.
That width, is just about right
Now since I somehow cut my spacers for the wrong orientation,
they had to be recut, centering my holder spaces
Quick work with a cross cut saw on my sawing horse
Both holder muck ups, recut and populated with tools
Lots of spacing to accomodate the Breast drill
Similarly for the braces
At the bottom, I am thinking of two rows.
The one in front holding the smaller tools like the gimlets.
Again, lots of depth to accomodate two rows.
I like the holes spacing.
Then, I thought, why not make provision for hanging
one wooden brace in front also.
So that is about the layout and numbers of tools I am going to store inside:
- Four (4) Metal Braces, various chucks and sweeps
- Two (2) Hand Drills
- One (1) Breast Drill
- Five (5) or so Push Drills, various models, such as Yankees
- Four (4) or so, Drilling Awls, Pointers, Scratch Awls etc
- A set of Five (5) or seven (7) Gimlets
- One (1) Wooden Brace
For a total of about 24 tools.
Of course, to use most of these, we needs some bits. These would be in a separate till or storage arrangement.
Now time to find some suitable pieces of hardwood for the final holders. I may laminated a piece of plywood to them to reinforce the tab sticking out to hold the tools. Depends a lot on what I find around the shop...
The front lower part will be build up of a few parts and the wooden brace will be resting on two (2) dowels.
Bob, going thru the drill of designing his till