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Project by Jerry posted 08-25-2013 03:45 PM 870 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built a few of these for weddings and graduation parties this year. Very simple, quick and cheap. They look great when loaded with deliciousness!!!!
Plywood circles cut out using my shop built band saw jig, a few pieces of 3” PVC pipe, a length of threaded rod, some nuts and washers and (2) counter sunk T-nuts. Takes about an hour or so cut out the parts and put together. Easy to take apart and store also.

thanks for looking,

-- Jerry - Rochester, MN *Whether you think you can or you can't, you are probably right* - Henry Ford





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killerKiteh

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#1 posted 08-25-2013 07:08 PM

I see many applications for this. Have you considered lazy Susan?

-- "I get more done in a week, than most do before 9am"

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whitebeast88

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#2 posted 08-25-2013 07:11 PM

very nice great idea.i was wondering what you used in the center.very clever the 3” pvc.thanks for sharing….

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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luv2learn

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#3 posted 08-25-2013 11:54 PM

Great yet simple idea, I like it!!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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SuburbanDon

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#4 posted 08-26-2013 12:10 AM

My wife and I were “debating” building one of these today for her. Nice job.

-- --- Measure twice, mis-cut, start over, repeat ---

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jack1

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#5 posted 08-26-2013 10:21 PM

WOWEE!

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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Fishinbo

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#6 posted 08-28-2013 06:48 PM

Great idea! Very resourceful, it has a lot of possibilities and can be used in a lot of occasions.

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Jerry

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#7 posted 08-28-2013 08:20 PM

Thanks for all the kind words!!

-- Jerry - Rochester, MN *Whether you think you can or you can't, you are probably right* - Henry Ford

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MrNorwood

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#8 posted 12-20-2013 04:19 PM

how did you attach the layers? you said threaded rod, I’m assuming it runs inside of the pvc pipe.

-- Remember, Jesus was a carpenter.

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Jerry

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#9 posted 12-20-2013 10:40 PM

Yes, MrNorwood, the top and bottom layer have a t-nut recessed in them and I run a threaded rod down the center of the PVC pipe pieces. Each shelf has a small hole in the center and the PVC pipe is cut into 7” lengths. I run a nut and fender washer at each layer to pinch the shelves in place. This creates a very sturdy holder.
thanks for looking!!

-- Jerry - Rochester, MN *Whether you think you can or you can't, you are probably right* - Henry Ford

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