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I have some oddities in my shop. I try to be as organized as I can and some of my organizational methods, ehem, are somewhat to be desired to say the least! I have for years stored the chuck key to my Rockwell Delta Drill Press in a location that I know where it always is, and it also serves a secondary purpose as well. Here is the my beloved Delta Rockwell Drill Press. And the place I keep the chuck key, the original chuck key that came with the drill press is here. Please tell me I am not the only one that has an oddity in the shop such as this. This gate keeper, errr I mean chuck key has served it's purpose there for a decade since I have had this particular drill press. The chuck key is stationed right out the side door of my garage and my drill press is right next to the side door of the garage, I literally take two steps out the side door and I have the chuck key to use for my drill press. I always know where it is, it has never rusted from rain, and it keeps the gate latch secured. This is the gate that separates our side yard from strangers off the street. I have fought this feeling of shame for years now, not having a legitimate location to keep my chuck key, yes, I could keep it at the drill press, you know I actually did that once, and I lost it! Just to find it a day later, and I promptly installed it back in the gate latch where it serves double duty to this day. So there, I have confessed, and I feel great! Please tell me I am not the only one!
These treasures followed me home a couple/three weeks ago...Nothing really exciting and not all wood related BUT the prices were right... Picked these at the "Flea-Market Warehouse"...<$5 with tax total for this pile and... this pile of treasures...saw handle is a remade version...Knob is heavy and has a 3/8"-16 x 1-5/8" shaft....wrench will almost fit spindle collet on a couple of routers...fits arbor bolt on my old 7" Craftsman circular saw... New, never used...mate to one I bought there some time back for a buck...now that I have a pair, they'll probably end up in grandson's tool totes down the road...no arguing that way... These were from the Habitat for Humanity Restore...with the first of the month price adjustments based on price sticker color, I spent $2.45 + tx... The saw guide is for older (e.g. 1970's) Skil's circular & jig saws...I have both. T-20 x 1/4" dr...I seem to go through a lot of that size and for .15c ea.. scraper blade in a repurposed handle works great to scrape glue squeeze out. Another extra arbor bolt wrench for my old Craftsman circular... One never can have enough arbor bolt wrenches...probably a few more stashed not pictured...