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A Long Shelf and a Hammer Storage box
Today I managed to get out of my crochet-on-the-couch-while-watching-tv mode and got a couple more boxes for the workshop built.
The first is a high up shelf that will help get semi-long term storage items up and out of the way.
The other box is a bit more interesting and not only holds hammers securely on the door, but also stores boxes of screws and nails inside.
To build this hammer rack, I used a 1-inch forstner bit (you could use a spade bit if you don't have a forstner) and drilled holes about 3/4 inch apart and about a half-inch from the top of the hardwood board. Then I used my jig-saw to cut up from the holes to make slots. With a little extra nibbling on the sides of the slots for my larger hammers, it was a pretty good fit. The hammer faces are locked in place by their "necks"... that narrow area right past the hammer face.
I may need to re-do the slot board when I find all my hammers because I belatedly realized that some of my hammers probably have smaller heads and would slip free from the slot. Also, I still need to buy or build some kind of long pegs to hold the mallet and dead-blow hammer on the left side, but I am sure I will figure something out for that soon.
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