Shop Made Knobs

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Project by Roger posted 03-08-2011 03:09 AM 3573 views 20 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I didn’t feel like spending the crazy money they want for something you could make in the shop w/scraps basically, and a bit of hardware….. very affordable, and fun to build. I think if you can imagine it, you can make it

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#1 posted 03-08-2011 03:38 AM

Yep, been using the same bolts for some time, reall brass and the nylon retainers that are included are really handy as well.

thanks for the knob idea!

-- Smitty

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#2 posted 03-08-2011 05:02 AM

Great idea, I just bought some knobs at Rockler so I feel your pain.

-- David

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#3 posted 03-08-2011 05:20 AM

Roger, what are the white caps? I don’t recognize them. Thanks for the money saving idea!

-- Randy, Tupelo, MS ~ A man who honors his wife will have children who honor their father.

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#4 posted 03-08-2011 07:00 AM

great knobs , i agree, toilet bolts alot cheaper and 2 different sizes. im with roger , what are the white caps from?

-- rick

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#5 posted 03-08-2011 07:46 AM

Neat idea Roger

Thanks for posting it

-- Back home. Fernando

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#6 posted 03-08-2011 11:47 AM

That’s agreat idea Roger for what they are they charge a fortune for them. Well thought out I’ll borrow that idea if I may?

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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#7 posted 03-08-2011 02:47 PM

thnx everyone.
the white caps are from 64oz. Ocean Spray Juice jugs. They have indents all around them, and they feel good.
absolutely yes, borrow away… lol I like savin money, and I like spreadin it around :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#8 posted 03-08-2011 05:15 PM

Great idea thx for sharing I will use this idea!!!!!!!!!!!!! saving money is a good thing!

Thx again.

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

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#9 posted 03-09-2011 02:38 AM

Really cool.
Best thoughts,

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

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#10 posted 03-10-2011 04:22 AM

Another favorite! Great idea, with all the toilet bolts I have had to change around this house since we moved in I don’t know why I never thought of it.



-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#11 posted 07-12-2011 11:46 PM

Great idea roger. Nothing like some good old innovation.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#12 posted 08-26-2011 02:00 PM

Great Idea roger. I currently just use wing nuts which aren’t the most comfortable but I like this idea better.

-- - Eric Noblesville, IN

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#13 posted 08-26-2011 10:35 PM

thnx all. these caps are from Ocean Spray Juices, and they just have the indents and feel really gr8 for this stuff. appreciate all the input +’s or -’s

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#14 posted 12-14-2011 06:16 PM

That’s cool and you still get that plastic knob look like the commercial ones. Thanks for the tip!

-- How valuable is time to a person who spends his disparaging the beliefs of others? --David Berthelette

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#15 posted 04-01-2012 08:21 AM

Great idea. A knob in my table saw broke. I made one out of wood but your knob looks great. I’ll make one like yours. Thanks for sharing.

-- Ed "Real happiness is one that you share."

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