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Project by Bob A in NJ posted 944 days ago 3305 views 12 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Figured I could use one of these. Used some HD paint sticks and SteveInMarin’s design. Quick 30 minute project.

Bob A January 28, 2012

-- Bob A in NJ

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#1 posted 944 days ago

Looks good Bob ,pretty creative use of paint sticks.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 944 days ago

So, now you can stir 3 cans of paint at the same time and be able to adjust to the distances between the cans.
Hehe.. I thought I was missing something there! ;-)

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#3 posted 944 days ago

Talk about a great use of free wood. Nice idea.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#4 posted 944 days ago

Love it. great jog there.

-- Tim - I usally measure twice after I cut......then I know for sure that I cut it short.....

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#5 posted 944 days ago

Thanks for the smile, GREAT idea!!

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#6 posted 944 days ago

Bob, A great looking jig. Nice job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#7 posted 944 days ago

will you share the llink for the design with us please sir? thanks

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#8 posted 944 days ago

That is very clever.

I would like to make one of those, but all of my paint sticks are from Lowe’s. I don’t that would work!

-- “That it will never come again / Is what makes life so sweet. ” ― Emily Dickinson

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#9 posted 944 days ago

Very innovative.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#10 posted 944 days ago

Well I am dumb. WHAT is this for other than to fool me?????

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#11 posted 944 days ago

Nice job on this Bob.

Maybe there should be an LJ contest…best use of stir sticks.

I bet you would win.

My website has information on using them, for those not knowing what they’re for.


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#12 posted 944 days ago

It looks nice on the wall!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#13 posted 943 days ago


-- "Take extra care not to lose what you feel" (Winwood/Capaldi/Wood)

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#14 posted 943 days ago

Ah the golden triangle.I love it.

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#15 posted 943 days ago

quick and easy… but now you have to look at them… pull them apart and run them through your sander to get the words off, Bob… look 100% better

-- Steven

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