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Project by shopdog posted 08-14-2011 at 04:43 AM 3357 views 26 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finally got around to building one of these, as a gift for a friend…an avid fisherman.

My thanks go out to Deeman, the original poster…and to Thelt, who sent me a copy of the plan.
I made this out of pine and walnut.
The handle actually spins with the help of a concealed bearing. It spins, but is not hooked up to the paper roll.

Thanks for looking.

-- Steve-- http://www.urbanexteriors.biz





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deeman

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#1 posted 08-14-2011 at 05:35 AM

looks great

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

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woody57

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#2 posted 08-14-2011 at 06:13 AM

that’s reel clever
I’m going to make one for my son in law
He’s an avid fisherman

-- Emmett, from Georgia

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RonWoods

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#3 posted 08-14-2011 at 06:30 AM

Wow it does not just look great, it looks stunning. Very well constructed and the finish is impeccable. I am sure your friend will be very pleased. How I wish i could take his place.

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workerinwood

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#4 posted 08-14-2011 at 09:14 AM

Nice work!! I like it, I need to make one for my son.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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hvroberts

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#5 posted 08-14-2011 at 09:29 AM

I would like a set of the plans. Where can I find some?

-- Hvroberts, Up North In Maine

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bigike

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#6 posted 08-14-2011 at 09:49 AM

nice I still need to make one of these for my B.I.L.

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

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MasterSergeant

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#7 posted 08-14-2011 at 10:09 AM

I like, I like allot!!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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wuzfuzde

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#8 posted 08-14-2011 at 12:30 PM

very nice finish and wood contrast. you rate an atta boy thanx for sharing

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NaFianna

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#9 posted 08-14-2011 at 04:12 PM

Love it and would also like to see plans.
I think this might just drive my wife over the edge. Already too much fishing gear lying around.

-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?

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rance

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#10 posted 08-14-2011 at 06:32 PM

Now that’s Reeeeeeeeeel nice.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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MoshupTrail

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#11 posted 08-14-2011 at 09:49 PM

Very nicely done. A fisherman will sure appreciate it. His wife, maybe not so much :)

-- Some problems are best solved with an optimistic approach. Optimism shines a light on alternatives that are otherwise not visible.

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shopdog

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#12 posted 08-15-2011 at 04:24 AM

Thanks for the comments.
I presented it, and installed it for my friend…he loves it, and so does his wife.

-- Steve-- http://www.urbanexteriors.biz

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MrPukaShell

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#13 posted 08-15-2011 at 12:39 PM

Where can we get a set of the plans? I like the job you did. Thanks for sharing

-- Robert, So Cal, My Turn or Yours.....

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freighttrain

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#14 posted 08-17-2011 at 08:36 PM

very nice job!!

-- freighttrain,ky

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wrench

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#15 posted 08-20-2011 at 11:57 AM

That has to be the coolest TP roll holder i have ever seen.

-- J Wrench Syracuse New York

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