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Project by George_SA posted 632 days ago 2118 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 632 days ago

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 632 days ago

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 632 days ago

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 632 days ago

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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JR45

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#5 posted 631 days ago

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 631 days ago

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 631 days ago

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 630 days ago

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 629 days ago

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 629 days ago

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 628 days ago

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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ohwoodeye

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#12 posted 627 days ago

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 627 days ago

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 626 days ago

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

-- My terrible signature...

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Alexandre

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#15 posted 626 days ago

Oh I see now..,

-- My terrible signature...

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