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Project by George posted 12-13-2009 07:03 AM 1872 views 8 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Ok I am addicted to the LJ site! When I joined approximately 230 days ago I received a warning in the welcoming comments that this may happen! I have to check-in daily….so many clever ideas and the craftsmanship is amazing! I work at one of the box stores and handout info sheets from LJ’s to interested woodworkers all the time. Now on to the project at hand. I did not want to spend $20 for a plastic channel to hide the wiring from my tv. So I took two pieces of PVC (1 1/4 & 1 1/2), and cut slots in them on the table saw. Mount the smaller one on the wall, slide the other over, paint to match and your done! Total cost: $3

-- Firewoodmaker "If you can't fix it with duct tape, you have not used enough!"





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sharad

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#1 posted 12-13-2009 08:36 AM

Great improvisation. It has cut your cost substantially. Hope to get more projects from you.
Sharad

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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ellen35

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#2 posted 12-13-2009 02:33 PM

What a great idea! Who needs all those expensive gadgets!
Ellen

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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Chips

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#3 posted 12-13-2009 03:44 PM

great tip

-- Make every day the best day of your life. Chips, Mississippi

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thelt

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#4 posted 12-13-2009 04:04 PM

I love it! Fantastic idea. My friend you are very creative!

-- When asked what I did to make life worthwhile in my lifetime....I can respond with a great deal of pride and satisfaction, "I served a career in the United States Navy."

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cabinetmaster

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#5 posted 12-13-2009 04:31 PM

Very Nice job. Now let’s see more posts from you.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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Julian

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#6 posted 12-13-2009 04:53 PM

What a simple yet elegant solution to an all to common problem!

-- Julian, Park Forest, IL

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DiamondWW

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#7 posted 12-13-2009 06:29 PM

Very creative. I am going to have to make one for myself now.

-- There is no such thing as scrap wood, only smaller projects.

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Vicki

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#8 posted 12-13-2009 07:04 PM

Fantastic money saving idea! We all love that. How did you cut slots on a round object?
Vicki

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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alholstein

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#9 posted 12-14-2009 08:13 PM

That is a very clever idea, I will have to remember it. Thanks for sharing.

Al

-- Al Holstein "I wood do it"

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