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Project by kansas posted 09-09-2010 05:24 PM 1758 views 7 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Nice and easy project. Good use for scraps. I think I got the idea from a magazine a while ago. You need to watch the thickness as they get hard to pinch if too thick.





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rlwilson

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#1 posted 09-09-2010 05:34 PM

dimensions?

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#2 posted 09-09-2010 07:21 PM

exelente instrument

greetings lucas

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#3 posted 09-09-2010 08:24 PM

good idea :-))

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

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#4 posted 09-09-2010 09:43 PM

Nice. We called them toaster tongs. Yours look great.

Karson did a write up a couple of years ago on making them:
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/3046

Steve

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#5 posted 09-10-2010 12:20 AM

Holy Cow Batman…

Inspired thought…Grill tongs made from Hickory???

Q

Post Edit… Spalm, thanks for the link to Karsons post… It’s funny how some things are inspiring when they hit you at the right time.

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#6 posted 09-10-2010 12:22 AM

great idea!
very elegant pieces :)

-- Flemming. It's only a mistake if you can't fix it.

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#7 posted 09-10-2010 12:28 AM

Nice useful products! What thickness did you find works the best. Thanks for sharing

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

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#8 posted 09-10-2010 12:34 AM

This is a great gift idea and a great way to use shorts and scraps.

Thanks for sharing.

Best,

Serge

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#9 posted 09-11-2010 09:48 AM

Very Nice. Toaster Tongs are also what I’ve known them as.

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