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Project by George_SA posted 07-27-2012 at 06:14 AM 2273 views 5 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

No glue was used in the making of this widget. It only takes a bit of time.

-- There are some things that money can't buy - Manners, morals and integrity





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Kookaburra

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#1 posted 07-27-2012 at 07:06 AM

Ah, I see someone on their way to wooden hinges. Am I right? Those are definitely on my list to try someday!

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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George_SA

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#2 posted 07-27-2012 at 07:20 AM

In my Favorites are a few that I want to try as soon as time allows me to.

-- There are some things that money can't buy - Manners, morals and integrity

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abie

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#3 posted 07-27-2012 at 07:51 AM

Ah Ha
I’ve made one but not with a bolt..
nicely done.
keep the secret..

-- Bruce. a mind is like a book it is only useful when open.

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George_SA

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#4 posted 07-27-2012 at 08:02 AM

The nut in the middle will help keep the secret :-)

-- There are some things that money can't buy - Manners, morals and integrity

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Jim Rowe

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#5 posted 07-28-2012 at 02:09 AM

I think you have just given the secret away! But thinking about it more, maybe you haven’t. I’m confused!
Jim

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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glue4you

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#6 posted 07-28-2012 at 05:15 AM

You shouldn’t get nuts about the nut, the secret lieth there not. Hope your wife doesn’t mind you using her best kitchenware :-)

-- Alex ----- Bavaria in Germany

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don1960

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#7 posted 07-28-2012 at 05:24 AM

Cool. I’ve made a couple of these, but not with the nut in the middle. Adds another level of “What the Heck”

-- -- Don from PA

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becikeja

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#8 posted 07-29-2012 at 05:06 AM

Every time I see one of these, I think to myself that I have to make one. Then I spend an hour trying to figure out where I put the secret formula, get lost in thinking about a different project, and then it never happens. Now here we go again.

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

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kiefer

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#9 posted 07-29-2012 at 09:26 PM

George
Keep the pot boiling and the secret is safe with me .
I like the threaded rod and nut idea ,that is great .

-- Kiefer 松

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George_SA

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#10 posted 07-29-2012 at 11:33 PM

Thanks for all the kind comments.

Along with a cup of boiling coffee, the secret will be kept safe :-)

Well at least the water had to boiled to make the coffee.

-- There are some things that money can't buy - Manners, morals and integrity

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freighttrain

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#11 posted 07-31-2012 at 08:44 AM

these are cool i made a couple for gifts but i used a nail the bolt is a nice touch i like that nice job

-- freighttrain,ky

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#12 posted 08-01-2012 at 05:55 AM

I hope the nut spins freely otherwise people will assume the rod is cut in half. It will add an element of surprise if they assume this just to spin the nut and notice that the bolt has not been cut.
Nice touch.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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George_SA

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#13 posted 08-01-2012 at 06:45 AM

The nut does indeed spin freely on a solid bolt.

-- There are some things that money can't buy - Manners, morals and integrity

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#14 posted 08-01-2012 at 04:51 PM

How do you do it?
I’ll trade you some lekker biltong for how you did it….

-- My terrible signature...

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#15 posted 08-01-2012 at 05:08 PM

Oh I see now..,

-- My terrible signature...

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