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Project by ralbuck posted 07-24-2016 09:24 PM 940 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

As I had made a drink holder for the patio set; my Grand-son-in-law,Tim Cruz, suggested that I also make plate/snack holder for the same chairs.

Made from scrap fence cedar, pictures are the result1

I even drilled slots for the necessary hardware. Table knife did not work, but steak knife worked well.

The dimensions have to vary to the different types of chairs.

Trial & error were the design origin!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#1 posted 07-24-2016 10:36 PM

Very useful item sir….though for me I’d need to get that sytle of chair too…But great concept.

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#2 posted 07-24-2016 10:45 PM

Now you can relax and enjoy Ralbuck.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#3 posted 07-24-2016 11:43 PM

Cool idea and getting them to fit the chairs you have. I’ll take 4. LOL.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#4 posted 07-25-2016 01:29 AM

That is really cool

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#5 posted 07-25-2016 02:39 AM

nice workmanship. and great project.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#6 posted 07-25-2016 06:29 AM

Very nice Ralph!!!! Very well made and looks like a good relaxing way to enjoy the Patio.



-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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#7 posted 07-25-2016 08:13 AM

Wow, very handy accessory.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 07-25-2016 10:35 AM

Looks like you had fun here.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#9 posted 07-25-2016 02:26 PM


-- shuja

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#10 posted 07-25-2016 06:45 PM

A well thought out and nicely executed project.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#11 posted 07-26-2016 04:58 AM

very practical, i may build one for my Dad as he always use a chair like that for lunch

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#12 posted 07-28-2016 05:30 PM

Nice custom job, rjR! Looks like it easily slides on and off and would be usable on either chair arm. Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#13 posted 08-03-2016 01:35 AM

Slick project good work.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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