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Project by BobWemm posted 08-18-2017 12:58 AM 2160 views 2 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made this for a bit of difference to the items in our Arts & Crafts Group Annual Exhibition opening on 1st September.
It was made from a piece of bed frame pine and is 19 inches long and 3 inches square.
Finish is Varnish
Should raise a smile or two.
Don’t know about rolling but will make a really good Husband Controller.
C & C Welcome.

Bob

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.





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bushmaster

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#1 posted 08-18-2017 01:00 AM

It certainly will have many uses. Maybe a mallet too.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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doubleDD

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#2 posted 08-18-2017 01:07 AM

Looks more like a pounding pin. LOL. Sometimes you have to shake things up a bit to get their curiosity going. I think it will get attention.

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

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tyvekboy

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#3 posted 08-18-2017 01:50 AM

Ouch!

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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woodshaver Tony C

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#4 posted 08-18-2017 02:38 AM

LOL! At 1st look before reading you description I thought … What the heck is this thing! It should get a conversation going. :)

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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BobWemm

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#5 posted 08-18-2017 03:04 AM

Yeah, you should see the look on peoples faces. LOL.

Bob

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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ZAGREB

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#6 posted 08-18-2017 03:39 AM

now I see why did you make this from SOFT wood…
did you show it to your wife?

-- bambi

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BobWemm

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#7 posted 08-18-2017 05:27 AM



now I see why did you make this from SOFT wood…
did you show it to your wife?

- ZAGREB


Yes I did, but it’s hidden now. LOL

Bob

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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Jim Jakosh

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#8 posted 08-18-2017 09:47 AM

That will certainly be a conversation piece at the show!!

cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Upgrayedd

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#9 posted 08-18-2017 12:52 PM

I got one similar enough… I call it my “persuader.” Don’t make me tell you twice.

-- Upgrayedd - spelled thusly, with two Ds, for a double dose of this pimping.

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 08-18-2017 04:24 PM

This is a nice project and you did a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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DreganTepis

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#11 posted 08-18-2017 04:47 PM

As someone of irish heritage, I am deeply offended! I mean really, how are you going to make a potato pancake with that thing??? I’m going for another Guinness…

All kidding aside, thats funny! Someone needs to show what a pie made with that would look like!

-- Red pencil, red marker, marking knife... doesn't mater, the wood will end up the same color.

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Monte Pittman

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#12 posted 08-18-2017 04:56 PM

I like it. May have to sit one out at next show.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Colin

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#13 posted 08-19-2017 05:28 AM

Good idea – it won’t roll off the table :o)

-- Live Forever...............or Die Trying

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LittleBlackDuck

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#14 posted 08-19-2017 09:23 AM

I always hated round doughnuts and this might help me roll a square one. Unfortunately the bloody handle will still make a round hole… sorry BobW but it needs an upgrade.

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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NormG

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#15 posted 08-19-2017 03:11 PM

Muilti purpose piece, looks great, now hide it quickly

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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