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Project by Gator posted 05-03-2008 01:29 PM 1763 views 5 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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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.





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Scott Bryan

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

Gator,

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

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BrianM

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#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!,

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snowdog

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#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"..

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Bob A in NJ

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

Great project, FUNNY & CLEVER

-- Bob A in NJ

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Napaman

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

creative…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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Karson

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#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 karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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joey

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

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

-- Joey~~Sabina, Ohio http://sleepydogwoodworking.blogspot.com/

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Hawgnutz

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#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,
Hawg

-- Saving barnwood from the scrapyards

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romansfivefive

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#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.

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cajunpen

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

Really clever – thanks for sharing.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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korys

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

Very cute, love it. Great job!

-- Kory, Greensboro NC

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Rick

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#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)

-- How long is a Minute? That depends on which side of the Bathroom Door You're On!

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clieb91

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#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.

CtL

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

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