Fishing Reel Toilet Paper Holder

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Project by deeman posted 03-24-2011 02:39 AM 11515 views 65 times favorited 93 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I found some old woodworking magazines at the flea market that had this project in it. I made it out of oak, maple and walnut. This project gets a lot of interest from everyone that sees it.

-- Dennis Trenton Ohio And life is worth the living just because He lives!

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#1 posted 03-24-2011 02:43 AM

nice my brother inlaw would love this. How do you refill it?

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#2 posted 03-24-2011 02:44 AM

I see from the first pic. cool!

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop,

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#3 posted 03-24-2011 02:45 AM

Hey that is pretty nice i really like the design I like the way you put the different colors of the wood.And i am sure that it gets people to talk.Thanks for the pictures


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#4 posted 03-24-2011 02:46 AM

I love it. You could make a fortune selling these to real estate people who rent houses and condos on the beach.
- JJ

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#5 posted 03-24-2011 02:49 AM

really neat idea

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#6 posted 03-24-2011 02:49 AM

This would be great for the cottage bathroom.
Good job.

-- I'm a Fungi --

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#7 posted 03-24-2011 02:52 AM

This is so awesome that even a complete non-fisherman like myself would love to have one. Great work, Dennis!

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#9 posted 03-24-2011 03:29 AM

Oh yeah :-)
now you just have to revial the loading picture and explanation
becourse you can´t expect us to believed its done like on a real fishingreal ….. LOL
and a blog over it wuold be real nice too

thank´s for sharing

take care

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#10 posted 03-24-2011 03:46 AM

That is too cool. Thanks for posting that.

-- I've never seen a tree that I wouldn't like to repurpose into a project. I love the smell of wood in the morning - it smells like victory.

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#11 posted 03-24-2011 04:19 AM

i love it , would be nice at our weekend place. nice work also.

-- rick

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#12 posted 03-24-2011 05:16 AM

That’s great, I have to make one from my brother in-law. Can you tell me where you got the plans from? Maybe the magazine, month and issue?

Thanks, Mark

-- Anyone who isn’t totally confused just doesn’t understand the situation.

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#13 posted 03-24-2011 07:14 AM

Novel idea!! Great job ;-) I would make one for my daddy-in-law if he was still with us. He weas a fishermen’s fisherman!

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

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#14 posted 03-24-2011 10:40 AM

Which woodworking magazine? Where can we find a copy of those plans?

-- When we build, let us think that we build forever. Let it not be for present delight nor for present use alone. Let it be such work as our descendants will thank us for

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#15 posted 03-24-2011 11:04 AM

Love it as well! I have a buddy that would die for this. Hoe do you refill this? Do the parts move as well? Love it!

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

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