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Workshop tip: Long drawer builds storage into your rip-fence rail

I was looking for a place to store my precision tablesaw tools close to the saw, and came up with this idea. Like many rip fences, mine rides on a hollow rail, which turns out to be the perfect place for a drawer. I made a long wooden one that fits into the rail and holds all of my favorite setup tools. It takes advantage of the unused space, and keeps my tools dust-free and close at hand.

—DAN KAY, Levack, Ont., Canada

Illustrations by Dan Thornton From Fine Woodworking issue #298

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