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Workbench Paper Roll Dispenser

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Project by rockmolsen posted 06-04-2017 09:38 PM 776 views 5 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Back in November of 2014, I posted my Out feed/Assembly table. In that post I stated I would like to add a rosin paper dispenser.

http://lumberjocks.com/projects/108296

Well here we are 2 1/2 years later and finally got around to it. I used some 3/4 plywood from a dumpster dive. a 3/4 wood dowel and a piece of aluminum I had laying around for the “cutter”. I had to toy around a bit to figure out the best location for the cutter and orientation of the paper. I ran the aluminum through the table saw creating a sharp edge. When you’re getting ready to pull a new piece through, just do a small fold towards you (picture 5) that makes it EZ to feed the paper between the table and cutter. My table is about 32” wide so I had to cut the paper roll to length on the bandsaw. Not sure what if anything to do with exposed dowel, it sits in a recess on the opposite side.

The diameter of the rosin roll is about 4 1/2”. The tray it sits in is about 6” x 6” on the outside dimensions.

Thanks for looking

-- Rick --------The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.





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ralbuck

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#1 posted 06-04-2017 11:00 PM

Looks like it will work well for you. It will also be useful for the packaging that your wife LOADS on you to do!

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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doubleDD

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#2 posted 06-05-2017 12:21 AM

Great idea and great job on this. I had thought of doing something like this a few times. I like the design.

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

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majuvla

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#3 posted 06-05-2017 11:03 AM

Didn’t yet thought about that project but, I bet it’s a great workbench top saver.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 06-05-2017 05:24 PM

This is a very nice addition to your work table.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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builtinbkyn

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#5 posted 06-05-2017 06:48 PM

As Charles said, nice addition and well thought out. Was always planning on doing one for my outfeed/work table, but never got around to it. Now it doesn’t deserve one with the way it looks.

-- Bill, Yo!......in Brooklyn :)

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Roger

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#6 posted 07-05-2017 08:59 PM

I like it

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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