Back scratcher

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Project by Betsy posted 02-08-2009 04:35 AM 1682 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently bought a back scratcher and while I like it – I felt it was too short. So I made this one based on the bought one. It’s mahogany and 18” long. I used a leather strip to dress it up a bit. I did mess up and put the hanger through the wrong side – but oh well.

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#1 posted 02-08-2009 04:48 AM

I think that it looks about the right size to me, of course since we are currently housing 24 (mostly foster) cats I don’t have a lot of call to do my own scratching.

-- RTB. stray animals are just looking for love

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#2 posted 02-08-2009 05:32 AM

I like it

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#3 posted 02-08-2009 07:10 AM


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#4 posted 02-08-2009 08:59 AM

I like it ;-) I’ve been gonna do that for ages. I think I’ll copy yours. What do you mean put the hanger through the wrong side?

-- 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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#5 posted 02-08-2009 04:25 PM

Now that’s a useful project.

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#6 posted 02-08-2009 04:45 PM

looks like it works really well!! nice.

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#7 posted 02-08-2009 06:46 PM

Thanks all.

Topa – I put the hanger through front to back and it should have been through side to side.

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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#8 posted 03-14-2014 02:37 AM

I love it! I REALLY NEED ONE! I’ll have to try to make one maybe with a slight curve to the handle. My Chemo has cause a nasty dry skin rash all over, but the only place it really itches bad, of course, is the middle of my back where I can’t scratch. Thanks for the idea!

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