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Project by mikeberry posted 1682 days ago 2608 views 22 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

kinda bored one day..but it will pop holes in drywall. Dont ask how I know this..

-- It's hard to plane a door when you have to use the crack of your ass for a vise





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bluchz

187 posts in 1979 days


#1 posted 1682 days ago

Hopefully not the drywall in the ceiling. Those are harder to fix. Don’t ask how i know this.

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mikeberry

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#2 posted 1682 days ago

yikes hope you are ok ?

-- It's hard to plane a door when you have to use the crack of your ass for a vise

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Russel

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#3 posted 1682 days ago

I made one of these and they are, like, way cool. Next one will be big enough for a small child. ;-)

-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com

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Jeison

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#4 posted 1682 days ago

Freakin awesome! :)

-- - Jei, Rockford IL - When in doubt, spray it with WD-40 and wrap it with duct tape. The details will attend to themselves.

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BarryW

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#5 posted 1682 days ago

The largest one ever built was by English King Edward…it was called the Warwolf….we need to call yours the Drywall Dinger.

-- /\/\/\ BarryW /\/\/\ Stay so busy you don't have time to die.

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ajosephg

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#6 posted 1682 days ago

I plan on building a few of these for my grandsons – when I get around to it.

-- Joe

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TungOilTim

83 posts in 1822 days


#7 posted 1682 days ago

Good looking trebuchet. If you really want to put holes in the drywall, you can place wheels on the bottom. It makes them throw things a little farther.

-- Tim, Plant City FL

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WhittleMeThis

125 posts in 1979 days


#8 posted 1682 days ago

Very cool

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Duplenty

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#9 posted 1681 days ago

YES!!! I SO approve of this! I’ve been wanting to make one of these babies for the last ten years. Could you make a video of it in use and post it on Youtube or something?

Who’s awesome? You’re awesome.

-- Carpent! And thou shalt be saved....

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TroutGuy

223 posts in 2317 days


#10 posted 1679 days ago

Nice! I love those old ‘engines’...

-- There is nothing in the world more dangerous, than a woodworker who knows how to read a micrometer...

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Dan Lyke

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#11 posted 1677 days ago

What’d you use for counterweights? Mine won’t punch holes in drywall (although we’ve got plaster over button board, which is stronger than your usual ½” drywall, and I need to change that…

-- Dan Lyke, Petaluma California, http://www.flutterby.net/User:DanLyke

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mikeberry

59 posts in 1693 days


#12 posted 1677 days ago

marbles lots o marbles lol

-- It's hard to plane a door when you have to use the crack of your ass for a vise

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Jason

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#13 posted 1673 days ago

Very cool for kids

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