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Project by mikeberry posted 12-23-2009 11:13 PM 2629 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

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#1 posted 12-23-2009 11:47 PM

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 12-23-2009 11:49 PM

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 12-24-2009 12:34 AM

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 12-24-2009 12:44 AM

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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#5 posted 12-24-2009 02:12 AM

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 12-24-2009 02:24 AM

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

-- Joe

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TungOilTim

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#7 posted 12-24-2009 05:36 AM

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

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#8 posted 12-24-2009 05:47 AM

Very cool

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Duplenty

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#9 posted 12-25-2009 01:39 AM

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.

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TroutGuy

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#10 posted 12-26-2009 11:06 PM

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 12-28-2009 06:12 PM

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

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#12 posted 12-28-2009 09:01 PM

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 01-01-2010 10:45 PM

Very cool for kids

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