Wifes little helper

  • Advertise with us
Project by Gator posted 05-03-2008 01:29 PM 1876 views 5 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Wifes little helper
Wifes little helper No picture No picture No picture No picture No picture
Zoom Pictures

My wife asked me to build her something to put in the bathroom to hold her toilet paper.. well I thought of a shelf or a box of some sort.. then this thought came to mind.. and this “little helper” always gets a chuckle from company who.. stop by..
I made him from scrap oak, a piece of pine for his head and hard board for the hand.

I know.. too much time on my hands… but sometimes you just have to have some fun out there..

-- Master designer of precision sawdust and one of a kind slivers.

13 comments so far

View Scott Bryan's profile

Scott Bryan

27251 posts in 2861 days

#1 posted 05-03-2008 01:38 PM


This one made my day!!!! What a wonderful little project. At times we do need to step back and work on a project like this just to relieve the tedium that comes with a long and/or complicated build. Not only is this a functional piece but I am sure it generates a lot of attention, especially from guests.

Thanks for the post. I enjoyed this one.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

View BrianM's profile


116 posts in 2792 days

#2 posted 05-03-2008 01:50 PM

Just great, I had a good laugh over that one.

-- There is no such thing as scrap wood!,

View snowdog's profile


1137 posts in 3022 days

#3 posted 05-03-2008 02:17 PM

That is cute, nice job. Give him a shirt and put the Qutips in the pocket :)

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

View Bob A in NJ's profile

Bob A in NJ

1179 posts in 3038 days

#4 posted 05-03-2008 02:49 PM

Great project, FUNNY & CLEVER

-- Bob A in NJ

View Napaman's profile


5435 posts in 3117 days

#5 posted 05-03-2008 02:59 PM


-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

View Karson's profile


34987 posts in 3440 days

#6 posted 05-03-2008 03:53 PM

That is a very nice helper. And his maintenance costs are not much of a burden on the budget. Great 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 soon moving to Virginia †

View joey's profile


396 posts in 2944 days

#7 posted 05-03-2008 05:43 PM

That just to funny, great lil helpers are hard to find…lol

-- Joey~~Sabina, Ohio

View Hawgnutz's profile


526 posts in 3116 days

#8 posted 05-03-2008 05:50 PM

very humorous! I wonder if I could sell these? No peaking, now…LOL

Really, very creative! I hope your wife enjoys it. I sure did…lol

God Bless,

-- Saving barnwood from the scrapyards

View romansfivefive's profile


302 posts in 2812 days

#9 posted 05-03-2008 10:56 PM

too funny!

-- The CNC machine can either produce the work of art you imagined, or very decorative firewood.

View cajunpen's profile


14531 posts in 3105 days

#10 posted 05-04-2008 07:01 AM

Really clever – thanks for sharing.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

View korys's profile


91 posts in 1935 days

#11 posted 12-23-2010 08:22 AM

Very cute, love it. Great job!

-- Kory, Greensboro NC

View Rick's profile


8286 posts in 2072 days

#12 posted 01-20-2011 08:08 AM

Test Send with picture.

Hey Fellow Canuck:

No! Not to much time on your hands I I LOVE IT. Went into “Favorites”.

Lot of Minnows in the Sarnia Area I heard….LOL….

Bucket Mouth was caught at my Cousins Marlyns Cottage on the Trent, just North of Kingston. Used Favorite Top Water Lure, Hula Popper in the Lily Pads. Hard to take a picture when your own your own in a Tippy Little Boat

Fishing, Photography, and Woodchips are also my Favorite Three.

Now we’ll see if this one stays here!!

Regards: Canuck Rick (Aurora ON)

-- Can You Hear The Toilet Flushing?

View clieb91's profile


3396 posts in 2974 days

#13 posted 01-09-2014 12:32 AM

Missed this the first time around. Just showed up on my front page. Fun project. Hope it is still helping.


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

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics