Spare TP Holder

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 12-22-2009 04:29 PM 5373 views 133 times favorited 37 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a spare TP holder to be used in the guest bathroom so they can find the TP when to roll runs out. It was made from scraps laying around the shop. The handle is a piece of the plastic stick used to hold the flags the gas company uses to mark your lawn.


-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#1 posted 12-22-2009 04:33 PM

I really like this. Clever Idea. In the right bathroom design, I think this could be used as your main paper dispenser…..not just a back-up.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#2 posted 12-22-2009 04:58 PM

What a clever idea!! I got to make one of these so I don’t just leave a spare roll on top of the tank cover. Thanks for sharing.

-- Simon, Danville, IL

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#3 posted 12-22-2009 05:15 PM

Pretty cool, Wife really liked it.

-- Dave from "The Sawdust Shed"

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#4 posted 12-22-2009 05:15 PM

Now that’s cute!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#5 posted 12-22-2009 05:16 PM

If your lawns like mine there is never a lack of flags sticking out of it,seems like they breed out there.Nice holder.Great idea.Well done.

-- Mike Wix

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#6 posted 12-22-2009 05:18 PM

What a great gift idea! Thanks for posting!

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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#7 posted 12-22-2009 05:38 PM

Such a cool idea and unique solution to a problem I didn’t know I had.

-- Ed

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#8 posted 12-22-2009 06:15 PM


-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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#9 posted 12-22-2009 06:26 PM

Wow: Jim a great idea, the thought of making it is just totally awesome. I can see this posted in one of those home country books. It Blows me away. Thanks.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#10 posted 12-22-2009 06:54 PM

That is great. I think your idea will be “borrowed” by many of us here.
Thanks for sharing Jim!

-- Jason - Colorado Springs

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#11 posted 12-22-2009 08:01 PM

Neat idea. You even got a good looking grain pattern from your “scraps”.
Why just use it for a spare? It looks like it could be the main tp holder.

-- Les B, Oregon

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#12 posted 12-22-2009 08:11 PM

I like it

A very nice idea

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#13 posted 12-22-2009 09:05 PM

Cute idea! I’m going to make one for the outhouse….cool.

-- Oshkosh, Wisconsin

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#15 posted 12-22-2009 10:57 PM

Hilarious! I love it.

-- The secret to getting ahead is getting started.

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