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Old 11-22-2012, 06:14 PM
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I was cleaning up the shop this morning after my last little project. There were two pieces of flat bar that I had used in making my lift table. The bar had hooks of some sort every few inches, and I had cut around them to get usable stock.

There were two pieces left on the floor and I was going to throw them away, but I got to thinking that they would make a good cradle for my cutting torch. I had been thinking about a way to make a cradle so that I would not have to put the torch on the floor until it cooled after I made cuts or did some brazing. I never did come up with a good answer until this morning.

This is what I ended up with. I think I'm going to like it.
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Old 11-22-2012, 06:29 PM
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Welp, there you go.
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Old 11-22-2012, 07:10 PM
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I was cleaning up the shop this morning after my last little project. There were two pieces of flat bar that I had used in making my lift table. The bar had hooks of some sort every few inches, and I had cut around them to get usable stock.

There were two pieces left on the floor and I was going to throw them away, but I got to thinking that they would make a good cradle for my cutting torch. I had been thinking about a way to make a cradle so that I would not have to put the torch on the floor until it cooled after I made cuts or did some brazing. I never did come up with a good answer until this morning.

This is what I ended up with. I think I'm going to like it.
I got a box just like that. Gonna make one for mine too. Thanks for the idea.
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Old 11-22-2012, 08:20 PM
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Old 11-22-2012, 08:38 PM
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How many of us lay our torch on top of the tray when they are done cutting? You shoud go ahead and patent that. We will be seeing that on the market soon. Good Idea.
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