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Project by Jeffery Mullen posted 814 days ago 1569 views 9 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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My wife needed something solid to put her soap on in the bathroom so I took a 2×4 and cut 3inches of the end of it and then ran it through my router table to put a round edge on all 4 corners top and bottom, then I ran it threw my table saw to get this result. I came up with this design on my own. I made it to have 4 legs to stand on and the soap block is one solid piece with no screws or glue. It is kinda neat when one wants to get creative and carve out a block of wood with a table saw and end up with something nice to use in the house. This soap block has been used by us for over a month and no splits from the soap or water run off. this block is made of a pine board.

thanks for looking .





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Woodwrecker

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#1 posted 814 days ago

Good job Jeffery!

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#2 posted 814 days ago

good Idea Groovy

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#3 posted 814 days ago

Very clever

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#4 posted 814 days ago

nice

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#5 posted 814 days ago

Nifty idea

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rivergirl

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#6 posted 814 days ago

Very nice! I make and sell handmade soap- so I also make (sometimes) wooden soap trays. Handmade soap needs to drain or it will dissolve away quickly. Bet your wife loves this little soap tray!

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#7 posted 814 days ago

Nice idea, I’m going to steal it.

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#8 posted 814 days ago

+17!

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#9 posted 814 days ago

I agree with all those above and like Bondo I fully intend on making a copy myself.

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will delaney

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#10 posted 814 days ago

Great idea! I have to put this one on my list.

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Jeffery Mullen

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#11 posted 814 days ago

have fun with making yours . Hope it turns out for you guys that are going to make your own.

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Jeffery Mullen

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#12 posted 813 days ago

Ok so I just learned I got picked as top 3 for this log cabin soap block. Wow I wasn’t sure how every one would respond on this project and then finding out it was top 3 on the front page that just blows me away Thanks so much Lumber jocks.

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#13 posted 813 days ago

This is Joni Jeff’s wife and yes I love my soap block.

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Juriathe

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#14 posted 813 days ago

I like it,too, and yes I will be trying it as well. I love how people here inspire us to try new things. Great job, Jeff.

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#15 posted 813 days ago

So funny to hear your project was well received. Generally my generic rustic stuff seems to insult the sensibilities of many of our fine L’Jers. Glad you had a great and positive response! :)

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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