Multiple TP Holder (simple)

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Project by Mark posted 07-26-2010 04:07 AM 2105 views 7 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was just a simple project idea that came to mind. I myself hate it when the TP is either empty or not even there (and I’m sure evryone else can relate. So, with that happening very often I came up with an idea so that when the roll gets empty, it drops into the trash and the next one falls into place. (A very lazy idea but it works) So that is exactly how this project works. The whole on the bottom is perfectly sized so when the roll gets empty it slips right through. I didn’t make it very fancy I know and I could’ve done much better but this was just a quick idea to see how it would follow through. Made with 3/8” cedar so your TP smells good too :P

-- M.K.

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#1 posted 07-26-2010 04:12 AM

Great idea Mark

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#2 posted 07-26-2010 04:14 AM

you must be eating better ,
since you stopped working at HD , lol .

great idea , mark ,

and cedar is a nice touch .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#3 posted 07-26-2010 04:20 AM

patent pending al lol

patron i love being back at work with a real job. I can now slowly afford material to get me back in my shop. 10.25/hr compared to $23/hr + benefits. I would much rather do what I love and enjoy the benefits as well

-- M.K.

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#4 posted 07-26-2010 04:21 AM

p.s. thats a pic of my wife loading in the tp lol

-- M.K.

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#5 posted 07-26-2010 04:31 AM

Wait until the kids figure out how to unroll those!! Good work.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#6 posted 07-26-2010 01:31 PM

Very cool idea! Necessity breeds invention, as they say. :) The cedar is really pretty too.


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#7 posted 07-26-2010 02:09 PM

What a great idea, and nicely executed!

-- 4thumbs in MO

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#8 posted 07-26-2010 03:55 PM

That is so cool. I would just pull on the paper all day to watch the next one fall down. (Simple minds entertain easily).

Good job,

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#9 posted 07-26-2010 11:07 PM

thx for all the comments everyone…it felt like such an amazing idea that I had to whip it up and test it

-- M.K.

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#10 posted 07-27-2010 10:44 PM

Mark that is a good idea, it turned out great, now don’t forget to fill it up…lol

Thanks for sharing Mark.

-- When you know better you do better.

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#11 posted 07-28-2010 03:58 AM

Very neat one Mark. Great idea

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

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#12 posted 07-31-2010 10:17 PM

Good idea, clever way to use some wall space and solve an annoying problem. Well done.

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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#13 posted 08-05-2010 02:49 AM

Yaaa Mark! I’m so glad you saw my iteration of your idea. It’s a great idea! The reason I kept the front open is so that my wife or I can see at a glance that it needs to be refilled. Other than that and it’s kind of plain, I stuck to your original idea. Thanks man!

-- Ted, Browns Mills, NJ Darn! I cut it 3 times and it's still too short! I get ideas for things that I can make to make things easier for me to make!

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#14 posted 03-18-2013 12:14 PM

How easily does it roll out when fully loaded??

-- Art, Pittsburgh.

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#15 posted 03-18-2013 08:10 PM

I threw a little divider between the bottom and the next one up that I can slide in and out when the next one is needed

-- M.K.

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