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Project by Bricofleur posted 05-18-2013 02:40 PM 3143 views 39 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a stand I made for my hot glue gun to end messes. Only two 3/4” plywwod scraps and a tin can required. Finally done.

More photos and all construction details on this page of my blog.

No more drops, no more mess. Yess!

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com





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mariva57

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#1 posted 05-18-2013 02:52 PM

Good idea, compliments.

-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.

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#2 posted 05-18-2013 03:14 PM

The mother of invention produces results every time. Nice solution.

-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!

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#3 posted 05-18-2013 03:15 PM

Very original idea. I wondered what else you didn’t invent. This would never cross my mind.To serious to be funny.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 05-18-2013 03:16 PM

Love the sardine/kipper can! Great idea.

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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#5 posted 05-18-2013 04:30 PM

I like this design. this will work great in my wifes scrapbook room.

-- God is good..All the time

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Routerisstillmyname

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#6 posted 05-18-2013 05:37 PM

Just walked in with a new GG from HF this will be handy. THX

-- Router รจ ancora il mio nome.

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#7 posted 05-18-2013 06:52 PM

Once again serge, your genius provides us with another shop invention that will get a lot of use.
Well done.

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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Bluepine38

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#8 posted 05-18-2013 07:32 PM

Simple, but very useful, plus it only takes a few minutes to make since you thought of all the shortcuts for us.
Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 76 yr young apprentice carpenter

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Northwest29

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#9 posted 05-18-2013 09:18 PM

Super and simple idea! Will have to make one for my shop as to date I have just been using a piece of cardboard to catch the drips. One question- since you have used screws to attach the tin to the wood how do you get it off when full? Pry it off?

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#10 posted 05-18-2013 10:06 PM

Thanks for this one Serge, I use a lot of hot melt with my turning & it’s always a pain what to do with the gun while it is still hot & driping, see ya I’m of the the shed to make a stand ::))
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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Bricofleur

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#11 posted 05-18-2013 10:30 PM

Thank you all, guys! I’m glad you like the stand. And I don’t wonder why! Well, it’s all about sharing, as usual.

@Northwest29: Don’t wait until it’s full and unscrew the useful free tin to replace for a new one.

Best,

Serge

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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Woodbridge

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#12 posted 05-18-2013 10:59 PM

great idea!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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NiteWalker

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#13 posted 05-19-2013 02:34 AM

@Northwest29: You could always wax or oil the tin and the glue would never stick to it.

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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#14 posted 05-19-2013 05:19 AM

You’ve done it again (favorite)...........................

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

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#15 posted 05-19-2013 01:05 PM

Great idea! I’ll be making one very soon.
Thanks

-- It isn't always about being fast or even accurate that counts, it's being willing

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