Gift for fisherman buddy

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Project by woodcut posted 04-18-2012 11:53 PM 2327 views 9 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made from scraps for a friend of mine for his birthday. He enjoys fishing and is also dealing with a lot of crap at work so this is actually quite appropriate !! Maple for the base, mahogany sides, and cherry and maple for the handle…Shellac finish after staining the mahogany..
I got the idea from a fellow LJ, sorry I can’t recall who, but if you wish to chime in I’ll give credit where credit is due!

-- Carl, Iowa

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#1 posted 04-19-2012 02:22 AM

pretty cool! I need one!

-- Kevin, Indiana

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#2 posted 04-19-2012 07:42 AM

I didn’t think the best invention in the world could be improved upon but it looks like you have succeed!

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#3 posted 04-19-2012 11:28 AM

Ha ha, that is awesome! Great job!

-- If I could just get this whole "Time/Money" problem figured out...

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#4 posted 04-19-2012 01:09 PM

Thats awesome.

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#5 posted 04-19-2012 01:35 PM

Way too cool. That’s awesome!

-- Mike - Northern Upper Michigan

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#6 posted 04-19-2012 01:38 PM

Yep i seen it to… there a plan? hadnt found one


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#7 posted 04-19-2012 05:37 PM

Thanks! He got a kick out of it…...
I didn’t use a plan, just built it around a roll. Thought it would be cool if the handle makes the clicking sound when turned, or if it would “unroll” when the handle turned, but didn’t have time…..
Maybe for my next victim ???

-- Carl, Iowa

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#8 posted 04-21-2012 02:51 AM

Great Job. I have the planssend your Email address and I will send them to you. bigdee1160

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

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