Tongs, or a huge clothespin?

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Project by Scott posted 10-23-2017 09:40 PM 495 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed some tongs for the grill, so I grabbed some oak and glued 3 pieces together, rounded them over a bit, rasped some grooves, and there you have it. They are 17×3/4×2.5, and they just fit in the kitchen drawer. Finished with sesame seed oil.

-- Scott in North Carolina

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#1 posted 10-23-2017 10:56 PM

Would work great for fishing my toast out of the toaster….........!

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#2 posted 10-23-2017 11:43 PM

Very Cool!

-- Dale Miller Modesto, CA "I can do all things through him that strengtheneth me." Philippians 4:13. "Woodworking minus patience equals firewood."

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#3 posted 10-24-2017 04:20 AM

Very nice!

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#4 posted 10-24-2017 03:10 PM

would also work to pick things off floor that I have dropped AGAIN :<))


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#5 posted 10-24-2017 05:56 PM

Simple and a great idea for gifts. Thanks for sharing

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#6 posted 10-24-2017 07:21 PM

This is a very nice set of tongs.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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