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Project by cajunpen posted 01-15-2014 07:56 PM 574 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Our old pot strainer is over 40 years old and the plastic handle has been long gone, making it a challenge to pour out boiling liquids with burning yourself. I recently won a $10 Gift Card to ChefwareKits.com, so I ordered one of their Pot Strainer kits. Actually the kit is nothing more than the strainer, but the quality is really nice – a lot sturdier than the old strainer. I had a piece of Padauk lying around dying to become something – so it became a Pot Strainer Handle. This should make it a lot safer to pour boiling liquids from the pot :).

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





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luv2learn

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#1 posted 01-15-2014 08:07 PM

Now that should get you some points with the Mrs. :-) Nice work!!

-- 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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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#2 posted 01-15-2014 09:22 PM

Nice Bill…never a wasted scrap of wood…and a most useful utensil.

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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jaykaypur

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#3 posted 01-15-2014 09:41 PM

Nice job on this. I like it a lot.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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Karson

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#4 posted 01-15-2014 10:45 PM

Bill A very nice project.

-- 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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HillbillyShooter

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#5 posted 01-15-2014 11:25 PM

That’s pretty fancy and a heck of a lot better than any of the plastic handle jobs you get today. Also, a bonus for pleasing the little lady.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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doubleDD

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#6 posted 01-16-2014 12:35 AM

Good turning Bill. Now you can work on matching utensils.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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hoss12992

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#7 posted 01-16-2014 04:30 PM

This is really cool. Great job buddy

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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Donna Menke

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#8 posted 01-16-2014 10:22 PM

Excellent, Cajun, really super job.

-- "So much wood. . .so little time!" www.woodworks-by-donna.com

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Roger

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#9 posted 01-17-2014 12:36 AM

Looks like a good seller to me. Nice one.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Fishinbo

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#10 posted 01-21-2014 02:39 PM

Great job on making that beautiful handle. It has very nice shape and way better than plastic ones.

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