Garden Dibble

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Project by Tom Godfrey posted 10-31-2012 11:42 AM 1053 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Have made several of these Garden Dibbles, each a little different but all do the same job. It has marks every 1 inch starting from the small end. For those of you that may not know what this is used for its to plant garden seeds or bulbs. Most bulbs say plant at certain depth and this little bugger does the job. Its easy to push in the ground, plant the seed or bulb and cover. Walk away from it and wait for it to grow.
Hoping these will catch on and be able to sell some this coming spring. Really this started as a practice piece. This one is made from pine but about any wood would do.

-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (

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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 10-31-2012 12:47 PM

What a handy planting tool!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 10-31-2012 01:14 PM

Made a number of these myself Tom, but usually from Ash. Nice looking tool and well made.

-- Bill, Nottingham. Remember its not waiting for the storm to end, but learning to dance in the rain that counts. If you dont make mistakes, you make nothing at all.

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#3 posted 10-31-2012 02:13 PM

Handy tool, Tom, especially with the inch markings. I think, however, the correct term is “Dibble”.

-- jbschutz

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#4 posted 11-01-2012 03:38 AM

Yes , they are called Dibbles : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#5 posted 11-01-2012 05:51 AM

That’s a new one on me Thomas, nicely made and at the right price should be a goer.

-- Harry, Western Australia

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Tom Godfrey

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#6 posted 11-01-2012 11:03 AM

Sorry about the wrong spelling of the word Dibble. It seems I can’t make a change now so maybe to many want view this and see the mistake.

-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (

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#7 posted 11-12-2012 03:16 PM

Handy garden tool and somewhat forgotten .
You can still change the spelling log on , by clicking the edit button and then changing the spelling and clicking on save at the bottom of the page.

-- Kiefer 松

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