Knobs for Blast Gates

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Project by longgone posted 03-01-2010 06:34 PM 2564 views 6 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This sure makes it a lot easier to open my blast gates. I’m glad i saved all those old knobs from mt old kitchen cabinets.

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#1 posted 03-01-2010 06:40 PM

No kids for me just yet, but this seems like a worthy investment. Do you take visa?

-- Every neighborhood has an eccentric neighbor. I wondered for years "who was ours?" Then I realized it was me.

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#2 posted 03-01-2010 07:32 PM

LOL!!! That is SO wrong! LOL!!! BUT FUNNY!!!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#3 posted 03-01-2010 08:00 PM

Why is it wrong, is it better to use blankets to prop it up, That is awesome, wish I would have had one!

-- Jen loves wood!

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#4 posted 03-01-2010 08:59 PM

Try as I might I can’t see my wife agreeing to stand in from of this thing hunched over while my son feeds. Unless maybe the corners are rounded over. ;-)

In case someone did not get that, my kids were breast fed.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#5 posted 03-01-2010 09:26 PM

Thanks for these posts its good to laugh out loud once and awhile.

-- Mert,Oshkosh WI,

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#6 posted 03-01-2010 10:12 PM

A good laugh. Wonderfull stuff

-- Dreaming patterns

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#7 posted 03-02-2010 12:56 AM

OK. Who is going to make the “redneck” version? I see it with a little taller “v” piece for holding a long neck.

-- The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when someone is watching.

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#8 posted 02-13-2011 04:03 AM

Well this is one way of doing it!

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of all inventions

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#9 posted 08-12-2012 02:54 PM

Seriously, these are beautiful blast gates! What did you do to the bottom to seal it off?
I need to make these! More information please.

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#10 posted 08-12-2012 05:07 PM

dragonnotes….I purchased these blast gates from Lee Valley and added the knobs for an easier grip. I like these because they never seem to get clogged up due to the gate passing through completely…seems to keep sawdust from building up. I sealed the bottoms and all joints with clear silicone

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