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Project by Roger posted 1139 days ago 2554 views 18 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. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net





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smitty22

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#1 posted 1139 days ago

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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FaTToaD

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#2 posted 1139 days ago

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

-- David

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Randy Sharp

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#3 posted 1139 days ago

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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auggy53

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#4 posted 1139 days ago

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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fernandoindia

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#5 posted 1139 days ago

Neat idea Roger

Thanks for posting it

-- Back home. Fernando

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tdv

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#6 posted 1139 days ago

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?
Cheers
Trevor

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

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Roger

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#7 posted 1139 days ago

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. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Ken90712

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#8 posted 1139 days ago

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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mafe

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#9 posted 1138 days ago

Really cool.
Best thoughts,
mads

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

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clieb91

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#10 posted 1137 days ago

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.

Thanks.

CtL

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

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Grumpy

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#11 posted 1012 days ago

Great idea roger. Nothing like some good old innovation.

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

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Eric_S

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#12 posted 968 days ago

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

-- - Eric Indianapolis, IN

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Roger

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#13 posted 967 days ago

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. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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DaveTPilot

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#14 posted 858 days ago

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 www.pilotwoodworks.com

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EMVarona

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#15 posted 749 days ago

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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