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Project by freighttrain posted 1138 days ago 8546 views 49 times favorited 37 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is my version of the fishing reel. As you can see i bought a plastic roll holder since i dont have a lathe to turn one.This would be much better if i had a bandsaw and a drill press but i really enjoyed making it.it is walnut cherry and pine. Finish is dewaxed shellac three coats rub on poly and two coats of wax.

I want to thank fellow lumberjock DEEMAN for the effort he put forth in getting me the plans just want to show you it was appreciated and used. Thanks very much!!! Thanks to all you guys for looking and your helpful comments.

-- freighttrain,ky





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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#1 posted 1138 days ago

Wow, very clever and very nice ! Does the toilet paper roll down when you turn the handle?

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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freighttrain

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#2 posted 1138 days ago

no it doesnt was thinking of doing that but due to the offset handle i didnt. would be easy to do if you moved the handle to the center but you would have to shorten it so it doesnt hit the wall when turned

-- freighttrain,ky

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MShort

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#3 posted 1138 days ago

Now that takes care of the fisherman who has everything.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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Ken90712

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#4 posted 1138 days ago

I have been wating to get some time do make one of these for a buddy. It was great of fellow LJ Deeman to share the plans with everyone on here that wanted it. Too cool!

Yours looks great! Well done.

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

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Drew

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#5 posted 1138 days ago

One of the coolest things I have seen here!

-- That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach.” ― Aldous Huxley

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Hagrid

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#6 posted 1138 days ago

What a brilliant idea. I have a friend who just turned 65 and it’s very hard to know what to give/make him for a gift. He’s a keen fisherman…... Perhaps you’ve solved the problem. By the way, your project is fabulous. Thanks.

-- Hagrid, Leongatha Australia

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Blackie_

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#7 posted 1137 days ago

Nice! my dad would love one of these. :)

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Loucarb

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#8 posted 1137 days ago

I love it. Well done.

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Mark Shymanski

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#9 posted 1137 days ago

Jenn thinks this is ‘reely’ cute!

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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mpmitche

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#10 posted 1137 days ago

That is so cool! I would love to have one of those hanging next to me on the thrown.

-- Mike, Western New York

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woodcut

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#11 posted 1136 days ago

Does it make the “clicking” sound when you pull the paper?? Now THAT would be cool !!!
c

-- Carl, Iowa

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freighttrain

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#12 posted 1136 days ago

no but it wouldnt be hard to make it do that

-- freighttrain,ky

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deeman

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#13 posted 1136 days ago

Looks great. It was my pleasure to help out

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

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gatorhawk

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#14 posted 1134 days ago

Great job! Looks like the “reel” thing! Where can I get the plans?

Gatorhawk45@yahoo.com

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bigike

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#15 posted 1134 days ago

great job, I need to make one for my brother in law.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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