3 ft toothbrush

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Project by linjay posted 12-29-2012 06:48 PM 1520 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A friend of mine (Lisa) goes to Cambodia six months each year and does charitable work. One of the things she does is work with a Cambodian dentist to teach kids about brushing their teeth and the importance of dental health. As part of that program she gives out toothpaste and tooth brushes. She asked me to make a large toothbrush to use as a prop to keep the kids attention and to make it fun. I found the perfect brush at the dollar store, cut off the handle and inserted it into a routered recess in the handle. This was the result. She hasn’t asked me for a set of teeth—yet.

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Lisa’s site:

-- It's easy when you know how - but that's the hard part. Ontario, Canada

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#1 posted 12-29-2012 06:50 PM

This is a very cool tooth brush made for a good cause too.

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#2 posted 12-29-2012 07:05 PM

A miniature cat? lol. Nice project and a great cause.

-- Dad: Someone was supposed to pick up his toys! Son: My name isn't "Someone".

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#3 posted 12-29-2012 07:57 PM

now, the big toothpicks and dental floss should be easy!

-- Tony, Colorado,

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#4 posted 12-29-2012 08:25 PM

ha that cats like what the frak?

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#5 posted 12-29-2012 08:56 PM

Finally a tooth brush that will fit in my wifes big mouth , ok just kidding great work on this !!!!

-- Everyone calls me Ed or Eddie , mom still calls me Edward if she is mad at me.

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#6 posted 12-29-2012 09:25 PM

nice brush,great job.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#7 posted 12-30-2012 07:09 AM

Awesome gift…....................

-- mike...............

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#8 posted 01-13-2013 02:34 AM

Smart. I like it.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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