Swanky blade disposal

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Swanky blade disposal

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What I did was make a "cozy" for my ordinary blade box. A little dab of hot glue holds it in. A razor knife cuts the glue when the box is full and a new one goes in.
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I have some in the works made from different types of wood. This one is mahogany and maple.
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Very nice.
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Very nice indeed.
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Really nice. Looks a lot classier than the old soda can I've been using for almost three years. :?
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Reverend Jim wrote:I have some in the works made from different types of wood. This one is mahogany and maple.
Would you part with one for a fair price?
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It does look better than the empty Altoids can I use. But I just keep it in "my" shaving drawer in the bathroom where it's been for (can't remember when I started using it). Wonder how long it will take to fill it up?
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Post by a-cut-above »

Beautiful work. A woodworking question: How did you route the curved recess? It is deep Or did you assemble it after shaping?
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A nice box you have made. It is good to have a blade bank instead to throwing them away like some careless moron.

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Thanks for the kind words guys.

Dave, I started with a solid piece of wood and drilled out most of the material on the drill press with a forstener bit then made a template for the router using a pattern bit and finished up. Really the hardest part was getting the slot correctly located.

Mat, you have a PM.
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Very nice!! What's the metal portion underneath, if a guy was angling to make his own?
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Standard shave bank. You can find them here:

http://westcoastshaving.com/index.php?m ... ucts_id=43


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Post by brothers »

Reverend Jim, that is a classy looking box.

On the other hand, here's mine - not so pretty, and it is a great dust catcher to boot. What can I say (the round hole is for spent Trac II cartridges, an afterthought) --


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