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Modular Router Bit Organizer

Photo As my router bit collection grew, I needed an easy way to organize the bits and protect the carbide cutting edges. So I came up with a modular organizing system, see photo.

Diagram The system consists of 2″-square MDF “tiles” that hold the bits. The tiles keep the cutting edges from hitting each other. For large-diameter bits, I drilled a single, centered shank hole. For smaller bits, you can drill several holes in one tile. I even mounted a pair of dowels in one tile to hold extra collets. The individual tiles make it easy to rearrange and expand the system as you add new bits.

Good woodworking,

Phil Huber
Online Editor, ShopNotes

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