Tape holded

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Project by halfacre posted 10-20-2014 04:49 PM 2173 views 5 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

If you don’t like to use a roll of tape with the edges covered with dust this works.

For a closer look hold down the Ctrl button and roll the mouse roller if your mouse has one.

No reason for the holes, just being different.

-- halfacre, Breckenridge, Tx

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Peter Brown

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#1 posted 10-20-2014 04:55 PM

That is the nicest tape dispenser I’ve ever seen! I imagine it also heavy enough that you can use it with one hand!

-- Peter Brown - Collector of WD-40 and wood splinters

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#2 posted 10-20-2014 05:50 PM

very cool design, great job

-- steve, simple and effective

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#3 posted 10-20-2014 05:52 PM

Well done.

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#4 posted 10-20-2014 06:44 PM

Way kewl I dig it, The mega tape dispenser should sound off like SUNDAY SUNDAY SUNDAY LOL

Great job

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#5 posted 10-21-2014 03:38 AM

By far the best tape dispenser. A band saw box with a definite purpose. Love it, favored. Thanks!

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 10-21-2014 10:53 AM

Super idea and great holder you made. it is a real eye catcher!!..............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#7 posted 10-21-2014 03:14 PM

Favorited and added to the ever growing List! Is there anything in particular on the wood surface the tape end sticks to? Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#8 posted 10-22-2014 01:11 AM

CFrye I used spray lacquer and the tape sticks okay and does not ruin what is stuck to the painted area. Don’t know if you can see where the tape stops but I attached a sharpened hacksaw blade razor sharp to cut the tape. The picture with the lid up shows the razor blade. I turned a piece of wood the size of the tape holes. Strange too for all those different brands of tape has the same size hole.
If you build one don’t forget to do all the cutting for the inside before it is glued up.

-- halfacre, Breckenridge, Tx

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#9 posted 10-22-2014 03:56 AM

Verry unusual box shape, but idea is incredibly practical.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#10 posted 10-22-2014 01:25 PM

Hey majuvla I noticed your name pops up on lots of my pictures. I am happy to be of some help with ideas for you. I looked back when I was 40 years old and hey you are way above what I could do at that age. 79 yesterday but I look like I am 80. You know if more people like you talking back and forth from one side of the world to the other, people might decide everyone on this earth is about the same. I have noticed that every time I acquire another tool my ability goes through the roof. I like your choice of what you build for it seems like you don’t mind taking on anything and doing it well I might add…

-- halfacre, Breckenridge, Tx

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#11 posted 01-03-2015 07:21 AM

wow – that is the most detailed tape holder I have ever seen – well done!

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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