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Project by Marge posted 2386 days ago 2405 views 1 time favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This “mouse house” was born out of necessity. The air vent above the persons desk was causing a chilled hand so what better way to interupt the airflow and protect the hand – a mouse house. It is made from maple and purpleheart. User indicates there is an added benefit – people can not see her hand gestures when they are complaining….

-- Marge, Colorado





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gizmodyne

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#1 posted 2386 days ago

Fancy. Well done.

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke." www.flickr.com/photos/gizmodyne

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Karson

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#2 posted 2386 days ago

Great job. Nice design and very functional.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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GaryK

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#3 posted 2386 days ago

Interesting. It also creates another flat surface to put stuff.

Good job.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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TreeBones

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#4 posted 2386 days ago

Very cool, one of a kind.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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Douglas Bordner

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#5 posted 2386 days ago

Contemplating a wearable hand gesture shield for the workplace. To be used only for “internal customers” (coworkers) only. Customer service at it’s finest.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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Jeff

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#6 posted 2386 days ago

Great project. Now it just needs a cup-holder/cd-tray…. lol.

Just kidding. It’s too nice for someone to be putting drinks on. Maybe some simple bookends to hold up a few paperbacks?

-- Jeff, St. Paul, MN

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cajunpen

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#7 posted 2385 days ago

Now that is taking care of a co-worker. I would have given her a glove.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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MsDebbieP

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#8 posted 2385 days ago

well isn’t that interesting.
I bet it gets to have other purposes as well, besides the hidden hand gestures.
beautiful

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Greg Wurst

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#9 posted 2385 days ago

I was wondering what the heck you would use something like that for when looking at the picture in the gallery. I know a few people at past jobs who would have paid handsomely to have something like that. They always had cold hands.

-- You're a unique and special person, just like everyone else.

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CharlieM1958

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#10 posted 2385 days ago

It’s a beautiful box at any rate! Maybe you could install a tiny little heater in there as well….

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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mrtrim

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#11 posted 2385 days ago

very cool ! guess it kinda doubles as a bird house ?? lol

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schwingding

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#12 posted 2384 days ago

Great! You should fashion a spring trap for the top! It’d look like a giant mouse trap.

The user could hold notes with it.

-- Just another woodworker

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Douglas Bordner

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#13 posted 2384 days ago

Schwing, what a cool idea!

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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jockmike2

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#14 posted 2384 days ago

Original idea for sure. Maybe u could market it. Mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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mot

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#15 posted 2383 days ago

Neat. Plus you can reclaim that part of a busy work space by putting your coffee on top of it, or anything else, but I really want a coffee right now so I’m thinking that would be best. Cool.

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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