As in many shops, I have more benchtop tools than space to keep them at the ready. Here’s an easy solution.

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As in many shops, I have more benchtop tools than space to keep them at the ready. Here's an easy solution: Mount seldom used benchtop tools on plywood bases with a 2"-wide hardwood cleat screwed to their fronts. When there's a need for one of these tools, simply drop the cleat between the jaws of a woodworker's vise and tighten. In storage, the cleat keeps the tool to the front of the shelf—easy to find should it be needed again.
—Robert Hall, Scarborough, Maine