7 Uses for Rocklers Bench Cookies

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Blog entry by GaryK posted 03-02-2010 05:45 AM 12045 reads 0 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#1 posted 03-02-2010 05:50 AM

cookie races!!! all creative ideas…fun stuff gary!

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#2 posted 03-02-2010 05:51 AM

I like the door stop idea, Gary!


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#3 posted 03-02-2010 05:51 AM

Ha! Cookie races indeed! The lathe application looks the most exciting, especially if you have a variable speed lathe and turn it up a bit—hope your faceshield is on!

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#4 posted 03-02-2010 06:00 AM

Loved it Gary, very creative. My favorite was the cookie flip. I am often indecisive. I will have to put that one in to use.


-- There is little that is simple when it comes to making a simple box.

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#5 posted 03-02-2010 06:51 AM

gary: a great set of uses. Nice job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#6 posted 03-02-2010 07:00 AM

Good video. If you want to mix it up a little, Lowes carries orange bench cookies. They are branded Bench Dog, but carry the Rockler copyright in the fine print.

-- I don't make mistakes, only design

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#7 posted 03-02-2010 07:07 AM

Thats awesome! And who says Bench Cookies are a waste of money?!

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#8 posted 03-02-2010 07:19 AM

I rolled my eyes at the title wondering if you were getting rockler kickbacks – glad I watched the video – absolutely awesome. Thanks for sharing!

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#9 posted 03-02-2010 07:21 AM

Good one Gary:-)) I like the cookie races the best!!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#10 posted 03-02-2010 08:07 AM

LOL…... Sira ulo ka talaga!!! Thanks for the laugh kaibigan!

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#11 posted 03-02-2010 12:34 PM

cookie races—at the next LJ Gathering!!! :)

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#12 posted 03-02-2010 12:53 PM

Certainly, I would have never dreamed of these possibilities for bench cookies. Who know cookie races may someday be an Olympic event. :)

Nice video, Gary.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#13 posted 03-02-2010 01:52 PM

Thanks for the video.. Great way to start the day with a smile and a laugh.. keep it up.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#14 posted 03-02-2010 02:17 PM

Gary shame on you, with that mind of yours wasting it on humor, now down to serious stuff, do you really think they would help cut the noise? LOL Too, Too funny Gary, what a great laugh.

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#15 posted 03-02-2010 03:15 PM

Now is it just me, or do any of you Jocks have cookies that just don’t seem to work as advertised? Dont hold things down that well … even light sanding sends the board skittering off … do I need to do something to them first? Buy them an adult beverage, talk sweet to them?

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