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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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#3 posted 09-09-2010 08:24 PM
good idea :-))
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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
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#5 posted 09-10-2010 12:20 AM
Holy Cow Batman…
Inspired thought…Grill tongs made from Hickory???
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 :)
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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
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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.
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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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