"Makin' it On the Cheap", part 2

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Project by MagDaddy2 posted 08-08-2010 10:17 PM 2222 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

OK, second in the series of “Makin’ it On the Cheap”
Boy, got too many fishin poles, were they a mess. If I posted a pic of how cluttered they were I’d probaly be kicked out of the hunam race…
Needed something CHEAP, and quick, I know, left over 1/2” pine and 1/4” MDF… But wait, I made use of another handy little bit of mat’l. too. Can you guess what it is?
OK, most all will note that the restraining clips are (or were) biscuits used for joining wood together.
Well, it didn’t cost much, took only about an huor to build and it does the job. At this rate I might be able to get my car in the garage by the time the first snow falls, maybe…

-- -- Only God can Create it. We are blessed to see it, live it, and enjoy its beauty.

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#1 posted 08-08-2010 10:52 PM

Very cool idea should help alot! Nice work!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 08-08-2010 11:22 PM

I need to do something like this.

-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?

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#3 posted 08-08-2010 11:49 PM

That was a really cool idea, years ago I made a rod rack, where I used rubberbands – this was not a sucess, they got tired,, and at the end I got tired.
Thank you for this great idea.

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#4 posted 08-09-2010 12:13 AM

Great use of resources, I think I like this making it on the cheap series.
Keep it up. Thanks for sharing.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#5 posted 08-09-2010 01:16 AM

Good idea! I have been pondering how to hold the rods in the slots. Thanks!
You can never have too many fishing rods. When my wife says I have too many fishing rods, I ask her why she needs so many pairs of shoes.

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#6 posted 08-09-2010 01:58 AM

Hey Thanks to all for the support.
I made two of these. need to make one more to hold the remaining fishing rods tho. Ran out of screws for the biscuits…
I asked the wife to read the comments. She slapped me when she got to the shoe remark (knowing thats why I asked her to read them :0D) it only hurt a little but the laugh is still goin’... :0D

Thanks Again.

-- -- Only God can Create it. We are blessed to see it, live it, and enjoy its beauty.

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#7 posted 08-09-2010 02:08 AM

Nice rod rack!

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#8 posted 08-09-2010 05:57 AM

no such thing as too many fishing rods…kind of like a girl too pretty or a car too fast …. no such thing!

-- Making piles of incorrect measurement at a time!

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#9 posted 08-09-2010 06:55 PM

More Rods the Merrier. ;)

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#10 posted 08-11-2010 01:41 AM

Thanks everyone… :0)

-- -- Only God can Create it. We are blessed to see it, live it, and enjoy its beauty.

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#11 posted 12-24-2011 05:24 PM

Cool man, i really like the idea of using those joinery biscuits, what ingenuity? Really neat idea, seriously.

-- Chris Harrell - custom callmaker "Quacky Calls" Eastern NC.

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