Boring Tools Till – Small Drawer—Batwing and Forstner Bits
One more drawer mostly done today. These are both carved into a piece of ¾ inch pine.
First the batwing bits, because I won't use them very often. They're nice for making a clean hole it they're in good shape, but mine aren't yet, and they haven't been a priority to sharpen up yet.
Recesses for the larger bits, pieces of bamboo skewers to hold the smaller bits, and a couple ipe knobs I turned from a ¾ inch diameter stick I had laying around so I can lift the set out of the bottom of the drawer.
Next is a tray for my forstner bits. Again, carved using three different gouges.
Then I stuck a couple pieces of pine on the ends of that board so it can sit over the batwing bits in the same drawer. I may need to add a handle or I may not. Trying to decide if I'm going to make another tray to hold my plug cutters in this drawer too, but I got hungry for lunch and called it a day in the shop.
Once the glue has had a chance to dry, I'll cut off the top and bottom of the sides to get the tray of forstner bits fitting perfectly.