Another small project : camelbag dryer

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Project by loupitou06 posted 1874 days ago 1260 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Everyone that has used a camelbag knows how hard it is to clean it and if you don’t you water quickly gets a bad taste.

Having say that, I feel ashamed to call a project a piece of reclaimed cherry (finish test board from a previous project) with a 3/8” dowel in it….

But the wife seems to find it useful so mission (project ?) accomplished !

Finish is shellac and a coat of poly for water resistance (hopefully).

Thanks for looking

-- 100 fois sur le metier remettez votre ouvrage

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#1 posted 1874 days ago

If it does it’s job then it is a project well done! Seems as if once you become a wood worker you only think in wood to fix any problem. Car needs brakes? Make em’ outta wood! Baby needs a pacifier? I’m thinking cherry!

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#2 posted 1874 days ago

I’m sorry but I don’t have a clue what a camelbag is.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 1874 days ago

Sorry for the lack of explanations, a camelbag is actually a plastic holder for water. It usually goes into a back pack and with the help of a tube, you can drink while paddling, running, biking,....

Due to the shape and nature of the design of the plastic bag it seems impossible to make it dry correctly after washing/rinsing it. Let’s see it this works !

-- 100 fois sur le metier remettez votre ouvrage

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#4 posted 1874 days ago

Im with aq1 Jim. what the heck is a camelbag, Ive had feral camels poke a head into the tent in outback OZ on a camping trip down under, but never looked for the bags.

-- Life is to short to own an ugly boat.

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#5 posted 1874 days ago

That is what a camel sleeps in when they are allowed in the tent, Like a sleeping bag for a camel and made out of plastic so it is water proof in case the camel should wet him or her self .

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#6 posted 1874 days ago

Good idea. Waste of cherry though.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#7 posted 1874 days ago

Leave it to Larry to come up with this description… LOL
I think I’ll make two with five dowels each so the Mrs. can dry out her household rubber gloves…thanks for the inspiration : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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