Homemade Bench cookies

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Project by dbol posted 1300 days ago 3256 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made these to solve my problem of not having a way to router the entire edge of a project. I used 3/4 plywood and some of that grippie rubber matting. (stole it from my wife’s utensil drawer) Sprayed the quick dry contact cement and stuck the mat to both sides. Save me ten or so bucks.

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#1 posted 1300 days ago

Those aren’t bench cookies… Cookies are round. Those are bench chips. LOL

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#2 posted 1300 days ago

Are they as good a bench cookies for rockler?

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

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#3 posted 1300 days ago

Maybe they should be bench brownies.:)

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#4 posted 1300 days ago

Why not simply lay down the grippie rubber matting on its own? Then you can return it to the utensil drawer before Wifey notices. Saves everything!

-- Experience: What you get when you don't get what you expect.

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#5 posted 1300 days ago

@Hal: for bench chips, I think of the chips at a casinos which are round as well ;)

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#6 posted 1300 days ago

Ha ha! I like that, bench brownies.

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#7 posted 1300 days ago

Search this site for “bench brownie”.

-- 温故知新

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#8 posted 1300 days ago

Sorry I definitely did not steal your idea. I never saw your post. Innovative thinking though. I had a piece left over so maybe I will make a large one like yours.

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#9 posted 1300 days ago

I vote for “Bench Crackers”. Thoughts toward the name were; Bench Smores, Bench Cakes, Bench Cubes, and finally

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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Jamie Speirs

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#10 posted 1300 days ago

Benchgripercookieholderthingymajig’s (with a Scottish accent)


-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Jon Edmonds

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#11 posted 1300 days ago

I vote for “Benchgripercookieholderthingymajig’s”

-- Jon In Sunny California

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#12 posted 1141 days ago

just found this thread/project by searching. i KNEW someone had to have made their own. i was very close to adding a 4-pack to my cart on rockler’s site and i thought—- i have a whole roll of non-slip grippy stuff. gonna make my own, too. mine are going to be bench krispy treats, though.

thanks, dbol!

-- "Take extra care not to lose what you feel" (Winwood/Capaldi/Wood)

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#13 posted 493 days ago

Great idea, guess my wife will be picking up some new jar-opening pad thingies on her next trip to the dollar store. What the H.E. double hockey sticks are those things called anyway?

-- I've been doing this for years but I am still a newb

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