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Project by AkBob posted 1063 days ago 2594 views 26 times favorited 22 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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shopmania

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#1 posted 1063 days ago

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, DrTim@ONeillChiro.com- Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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nadabula

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#2 posted 1063 days ago

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RKW

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#3 posted 1063 days ago

very cool

-- RKWoods

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cwdance1

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#4 posted 1063 days ago

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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Roger

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#5 posted 1063 days ago

very nifty AkB

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Bertha

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#6 posted 1063 days ago

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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TopamaxSurvivor

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#7 posted 1063 days ago

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

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

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terry603

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#8 posted 1063 days ago

nice,i like the wood you chose

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

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fussy

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#9 posted 1063 days ago

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

Steve

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

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Ken90712

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#10 posted 1063 days ago

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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steopa

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#11 posted 1063 days ago

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

-- Steopa

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Knothead62

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#12 posted 1063 days ago

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

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#13 posted 1062 days ago

Wonderful job, ready to take out on the boat

-- Norman

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Dark_Lightning

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#14 posted 1062 days ago

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

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AkBob

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#15 posted 1061 days ago

Thank you All for you kind comments :-)

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