Thank you and a lesson in humility

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Project by AkBob posted 09-02-2011 12:11 AM 3483 views 27 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Thanks to Steve and Ryoung for the plans! As penance for begging said plans I agreed to post after I was finished so, here it is, the fishing reel toilet paper holder.

After I finished this project I set it on the counter for my wife to marvel at upon coming home from work. She walked in, took a look at it and said, “Where did you buy that, couldn’t you have made it?” !!!!!!! I love that woman :-)

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#1 posted 09-02-2011 12:16 AM

One of my friends will say to me when he looks at a project, “That looks store bought!” And he means it as a complement, as opposed to something that looks amateurish. Maybe that was your wifes way of saying she’s impressed!

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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#2 posted 09-02-2011 12:18 AM

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#3 posted 09-02-2011 12:19 AM

very cool

-- RKWoods

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#4 posted 09-02-2011 01:29 AM

I would love to make one of those someday.

What a great job.

Would really like a copy of the plan or point me where I could get it.

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#5 posted 09-02-2011 02:37 AM

very nifty AkB

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#6 posted 09-02-2011 03:28 AM

Your better half’s comment cracked me up! Nice reel!

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#7 posted 09-02-2011 04:27 AM

Oh really!! I’ll bet he did make it;-)) nice work.

-- 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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#8 posted 09-02-2011 04:40 AM

nice,i like the wood you chose

-- may not always be right,but,never in doubt.

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#9 posted 09-02-2011 06:15 AM

Lesson in humility? Yeah, now I feel humble,REALLY humble. Nice work.


-- Steve in KY. 44 years so far with my lovely bride. Think I'll keep her.

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#10 posted 09-02-2011 10:14 AM

Very nice I recieved the plans a swell and have this on my to do list… Love this thing and have a buddy that it will be perfect for.

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

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#11 posted 09-02-2011 12:15 PM

Just don’t put a hook on the end of that line! Love it.

-- Steopa

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#12 posted 09-02-2011 02:45 PM

What’s that white thing in the middle? :D
OK, nice work and finish. Reely a great project!

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#13 posted 09-03-2011 03:50 AM

Wonderful job, ready to take out on the boat

-- Norman

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#14 posted 09-03-2011 04:33 AM

What’s with all that mechanism? Does it dispense one sheet at a time? ;)

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#15 posted 09-03-2011 06:11 PM

Thank you All for you kind comments :-)

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