Tape holder

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Project by woodbutcherbynight posted 01-18-2016 02:22 AM 862 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Having gotten tired of knocking rolls of tape off every time I went in the loft looking for a piece of wood I decided enough. Granted I used some cheap wood that was scrap from a neighbors project, but still it did the job. No stain, did 4 coats of poly and called it a day. The pegs are cut at 5 degrees to give them some tip back hoping to keep them on the thing, not the floor. First pic is the finished product, second is what I had before.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#1 posted 01-18-2016 02:30 AM

Now that is some good thinking. Great job buddy

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#2 posted 01-18-2016 02:44 AM

Thanks. My wife’s cats get up in the loft and like to knock down the tape. LOL

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#3 posted 01-18-2016 07:35 AM

“4 cots of Polly and called it a day” that’s a lot of work for a tape holder I said. Then I looked at your miter saw station and it all makes sense. You sir are not afraid of a little bit of work. Looks great hope it works well for you!

-- I love my lathe. It’s old, not too pretty and I don’t really know how to use it… Love it!

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#4 posted 01-18-2016 11:21 AM

Very well organized. I miss one such rack too.

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#5 posted 01-18-2016 01:21 PM

I’m thinking like Blue77. I probably woulda left it at raw wood. Not like anybody’s gonna be critiquing or anything! :-)

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#6 posted 01-18-2016 10:21 PM

Blue and Joe, ... It’s called pride in the shop … I started doing some stuff like that as I finished the new shop, Painted the bench legs, and matching paint on a lot of raw wood like the lumber rack … It’s psychological, and it works, I now keep a cleaner shop and a bit more organized … Well a bit more.
Maybe I will free up some pegboard space …?

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#7 posted 01-19-2016 04:09 AM

Thanks for the comments guys. I have to agree with Grumpymike it is psychological, I prefer a finished product even if for the shop. But mostly I enjoy the creative process. As I have gotten older and acquired some skill I care less about how quickly the job gets done and more about the quality of the work.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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