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Project by rdlaurance posted 03-28-2009 07:58 PM 1746 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A small carved handle for a sliding ventilation door in my newly built heat pump room. It is about 4cm long and is carved from apple wood.

-- Rick, south Sweden

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#1 posted 03-28-2009 08:13 PM

Cool, these little projects would keep a visitor looking around for the next surprise. Thanks for sharing…........

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

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

Thanks… you hit the nail on the head…. This little ‘hand-le’ sits in a small room amidst a lot of equipment ie, a ground water heat exchanger, hot water heater, floor heat manifold system, water filter system, jet pump, water pressure tank and all the plumbing and wiring to run the same, so it is a little ‘human’ touch to enliven the room. Fun to do as well!

-- Rick, south Sweden

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#3 posted 03-28-2009 10:56 PM

Interesting Idea

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 03-29-2009 03:29 AM

very cool…you gotta send a link to OBI (an LJ) because he was working on a hand when i visited him last year…he would love these…


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#5 posted 03-30-2009 12:20 AM

that is so cool

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#6 posted 04-04-2009 04:44 AM

this is the hand I did.

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#7 posted 04-04-2009 07:54 AM

Very cool hand Obi. Your technical experience in its manufacture goes well beyond my level. thanks for sharing it with me!

-- Rick, south Sweden

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#8 posted 09-07-2010 12:09 PM

Da da da—superman- faster than a speeding bullet.. is what comes to mind for me with this one…

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#9 posted 09-07-2010 12:27 PM

Hadn’t thought of that… but now that you mention it, I can see the camera zoom in to Christopher Reeves left hand as he’s zipping through space…. Nice observation, rivergirl.

-- Rick, south Sweden

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