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Project by Bricofleur posted 08-29-2014 04:53 PM 15495 views 45 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When I saw this new tool I felt challenged to make my own. It will be fun to use when sharpening my tools. And a $45 saving !

Few pieces of 1/2” MDF and it was done in no time (few tests though).

Find more photos and all construction details on this page of my blog.

Thanks for looking.

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com





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ratchet

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#1 posted 08-29-2014 05:17 PM

Brilliant!

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Diggerjacks

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#2 posted 08-29-2014 05:41 PM

Hello Serge

Better than the original red piece ( I have forgotten the name Woodpecker perhaps !!)

Your shop is plenty of fantastics ideas : “la caverne d’ali baba”

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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sb194

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#3 posted 08-29-2014 06:01 PM

Serge,

I was going to make the exact same thing when I saw it on their site. Well done, I will be making mine soon as well.

Sean

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bit101

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#4 posted 08-29-2014 06:06 PM

Haha. Great. I laughed when I saw the original red one. I guess people have a lot of extra money they need to get rid of. Well done.

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tyvekboy

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#5 posted 08-29-2014 09:03 PM

Good job Serge. Now Iʻve got to make me one.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#6 posted 08-29-2014 09:35 PM

No doubt this idea will be stol … Oops, I mean BORROWED by many!

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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farmerdude

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#7 posted 08-29-2014 10:00 PM

I agree with the others, great idea. If you don’t mind I will borrow this as well. Another one for favorites. Thanks.

-- Jeff in central Me.

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woodsmithshop

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#8 posted 08-30-2014 12:18 AM

much better than paying $50.00 for the same thing.

-- Smitty!!!

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Philip

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#9 posted 08-30-2014 12:42 AM

Great project Serge

-- I never finish anyth

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playingwithmywood

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#10 posted 08-30-2014 02:07 AM

just paint yours red and you will be set

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timbertailor

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#11 posted 08-30-2014 01:37 PM


much better than paying $50.00 for the same thing.

- woodsmithshop

Actually, $45 is cheap when you consider the accuracy, resolution, and quality of material Woodpecker uses and how much time it would take to make it yourself out of a cheaper quality material (not the same thing).

A creative mind to come up with the idea and design in the first place….................Priceless.

-- Brad, Texas, https://www.youtube.com/user/tonkatoytruck/feed

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Roger

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#12 posted 08-30-2014 09:42 PM

Fantastic Serge! Very gr8 fabrication, and much more affordable than that link.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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majuvla

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#13 posted 08-31-2014 03:54 AM

You never stop amaizing me! Realy why buy one when it is so simple to make it.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Bricofleur

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#14 posted 08-31-2014 02:36 PM

Thank you all guys. I’m glad the idea could be handy for someone.

I rather spend my money on something I can’t make !

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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DocSavage45

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#15 posted 09-14-2014 01:55 AM

Didn’t see this one. Might give it a try. Price is right and it wouldn’t take too long to construct. Thanks.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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