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Project by rdlaurance posted 03-28-2009 07:51 PM 2211 views 0 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed a handle toggle latch for a new barn door I constructed, and not finding one, I ended up carving a FINGle instead. It is from a large piece of lilac wood, harder than all get out to carve, I kid you not! The second picture shows its size in relationship to my burly hand.

-- Rick, south Sweden





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mtnwild

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#1 posted 03-28-2009 08:12 PM

That is so funny. Would be great on an out house door. Great idea.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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isetegija

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#2 posted 03-28-2009 08:32 PM

Very nice and unique idea.

Thanks for sharing with us and welcome to Lumberjocks community.

-- Not my woodworking http://woodworkessence.com/

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Richard Williams

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#3 posted 03-28-2009 08:41 PM

Great Really cute idea. Nice going.

-- Rich, Nevada,

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rdlaurance

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#4 posted 03-28-2009 10:15 PM

Thanks for the favorable comments. mtnwild, you’re almost prophetic! The ‘fing-le’ points to the compost pile… lol

-- Rick, south Sweden

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#5 posted 03-28-2009 10:54 PM

Point well taken.

Jim

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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rdlaurance

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#6 posted 03-28-2009 11:10 PM

lol I’m ready to split a gut… you guys are great!

-- Rick, south Sweden

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firecaster

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#7 posted 03-29-2009 12:40 AM

I’ve seen a lot of things but…...

-- Father of two sons. Both Eagle Scouts.

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Edward E Nock II

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#8 posted 03-29-2009 01:49 AM

Does it make a noise??

ED

-- ED NOCK

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Karson

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#9 posted 03-29-2009 02:33 AM

A unique Door catch.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#10 posted 03-29-2009 02:36 AM

That is soo cool

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#11 posted 03-29-2009 04:55 AM

Really cool and inventive, a whole new meaning to “pull my finger”. Love it.

-- Dan Wiggins

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Greg

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#12 posted 03-29-2009 05:04 AM

Hopefully everybody gets the “point”!! neat idea

-- Greg S.E. Ga. www.thesawdustfactory.net

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#13 posted 03-29-2009 05:48 AM

Obviously I am just a guy with a mind in the gutter. DOH

-- Jim, Michigan

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#14 posted 03-29-2009 01:46 PM

LOL…that wouldn’t be the middle finger would it?

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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rdlaurance

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#15 posted 03-29-2009 09:02 PM

LOL… miles125, that will have to be for another door…. and believe you me… There are many doors on these outbuildings yet to put my hands on….

-- Rick, south Sweden

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