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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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#1 posted 1979 days ago

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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#2 posted 1979 days ago

Very nice and unique idea.

Thanks for sharing with us and welcome to Lumberjocks community.

-- Not my woodworking

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#3 posted 1979 days ago

Great Really cute idea. Nice going.

-- Rich, Nevada,

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#4 posted 1979 days ago

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 1979 days ago

Point well taken.


-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 1979 days ago

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

-- Rick, south Sweden

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#7 posted 1979 days ago

I’ve seen a lot of things but…...

-- Father of two sons. Both Eagle Scouts.

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#8 posted 1979 days ago

Does it make a noise??



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#9 posted 1979 days ago

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 †

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#10 posted 1979 days ago

That is soo cool

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#11 posted 1979 days ago

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

-- Dan Wiggins

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#12 posted 1979 days ago

Hopefully everybody gets the “point”!! neat idea

-- Greg S.E. Ga.

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#13 posted 1979 days ago

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

-- Jim, Michigan

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#14 posted 1979 days ago

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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#15 posted 1978 days ago

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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