When working at the tablesaw, I used to wind up with an assortment of miscellaneous tools—rulers, pencils, try squares, and other odds and ends—floating around on the top of the saw. These tools are necessary, of course, but if not managed they add to the clutter and increase the possibility of an item falling to the floor, or worse, finding its way into a running blade. To make things safer and more manageable, I made this little storage box that hooks onto the Biesemeyer-style fence and is carried with the fence as it moves. A divider in the box helps organize smaller items. I didn’t want clamps in the way, so to hold the box in place, I embedded two small rare-earth magnets into the bottom of the hook where it touches the metal top of the fence. I mounted another small rare-earth magnet on the outside back of the box to hold a 6-in. ruler. Jim Richey Jim Richey Ray Rockefeller, Naperville, IL
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