This is Not a Boomerang

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Project by Grumpy posted 02-13-2008 08:12 AM 2387 views 1 time favorited 31 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Now Jocks, this is not a Boomerang or Nulla Nulla or a club. If your wife throws it at you or hits you with it, it won’t come back to her (thank the Lord).
It is in fact a rolling pin. Tapered both ends. Don’t ask me how it works I just make them but my wife swears by it, she saw the design in a shop & put in an order to me.
No she has not hit me with it yet.
for those interested the wood is Aussie Silky Oak.

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

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#1 posted 02-13-2008 11:36 AM

ok grumpy , so your supplying weapons to the other side !! lol looks good though , what do you finish it with ? im still a little skeptical about the oak , i think ill do mine out of rubber just in case lol great project grumpy

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#2 posted 02-13-2008 12:43 PM

First, you say it’s not a club. Then, you say it’s a rolling pin. Make up your mind, will ya? ;)

Cool rolling pin though. I like it!

-- "Give me your poor tools, your tired steel, your huddled masses of rust." Yep, I ripped off the Statue of Liberty. That's how I roll!

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#3 posted 02-13-2008 12:56 PM


-- Jiri

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#4 posted 02-13-2008 12:57 PM

I can see how this would be PERFECT for rolling.. 3-point turns would be a breeze

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#5 posted 02-13-2008 01:08 PM

3 point turn ??? sure earlobe , shoulder blade and kneecap . with one shot !! lol

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#6 posted 02-13-2008 01:29 PM

Nice project Grumpy. But I will leave things like this to you. I definitely do not want anything like this in my wife’s hands she is a true ginger.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#7 posted 02-13-2008 03:31 PM

good looking what-cha-ma-call-it !

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#8 posted 02-13-2008 03:58 PM

Now can you combine a boomerang with a rolling pin so that you just roll it across the dough and it rolls back to you by itself? :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#9 posted 02-13-2008 03:59 PM

Don’t show that to Carleen!!!! She doesn’t need to add to her arsenal!! Except thank heavens it won’t return if she throws it.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#10 posted 02-13-2008 04:17 PM

My wife has an order in for one of those. Good work!

-- Woodworking is Life. Anything before or after is just waiting.--S. McQueen sort of

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#11 posted 02-13-2008 04:23 PM

My missus wants to know if you have a design that does return, that way she can hit me over and over.

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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#12 posted 02-13-2008 05:55 PM

ha nice, maybe your jock name should be “Lumpy”....

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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#13 posted 02-13-2008 06:05 PM

I have a “traditional” rolling pin, and a tapered french one along the lines of this one – which is the only one that gets use (in the proper non-threatening kitchen sense that is)

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- --

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#14 posted 02-13-2008 10:24 PM

It looks cool (in a lethal kind of way).

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#15 posted 02-13-2008 11:31 PM

It Looks kinda like something that comes out of the south end of a goose. :-)

Looks like it would work though!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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