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Project by BusterB posted 04-04-2014 03:37 PM 1045 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A buddy of mine sent me a message yesterday wanting to know if I could make him a couple of toilet paper holders for the restrooms of his new business. He said he wanted them free standing since he didnt want to mount anything on the walls. Since I had never made anything like this before, the project perked my interest…not to mention that it gave me a break from the cabinet build I am doing for my sister….lol. After doing scientifical measurements of a roll of toilet paper (4.000 inches by 5.000 inches BTW) and a quick trip to the local hardware to grab a couple of plastic spools and a 1 1/8” dowel rod..it was time to put these things together. Assembly was only with screws since I wasnt exactly sure it was gonna work. If I ever build another of these I think I would glue the butt joints but was still pretty happy with how sturdy it seems to be with only the screws. Finished with clear poly.

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)





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hoss12992

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#1 posted 04-04-2014 04:24 PM

Those look good. Great job buddy

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 04-04-2014 06:19 PM

Good looking work sir. Nice design.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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doubleDD

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#3 posted 04-04-2014 06:26 PM

I like it. It will do the job. You may be making more.
Ask your buddy if he knows what happens when you don’t bolt something down.

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 04-04-2014 06:31 PM

Nice job, Buster. when I first read the e mail it said just Cedar toilet paper. I thought, I have to see that stuff!!

Have a great weekend….............Jim

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

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Jamie Speirs

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#5 posted 04-04-2014 07:16 PM

Now they are neat Buster, no s#!+. Sorry could not help it
Toilet humour at it’s worst. :)
That is a great design and practicle.
Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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whitebeast88

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#6 posted 04-04-2014 08:42 PM

great paper holders,buster.you sure have been busy lately,you just keep dwindling that to-do list.soon you’ll be able to help me catch mine up.nice work buddy!!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#7 posted 04-04-2014 08:55 PM

Where did you mount the corn cobs??? :-)

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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BusterB

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#8 posted 04-04-2014 10:19 PM

Hoss- Thank you buddy. It was actually a hoot trying to figure these out

Monte- Thank you sir. They are an original design….no doubts…lol

Dave- Thank you sir. For some reason I can’t see anyone walking off with one of these.

Jim- thank you sir. Might be a market for cedar toilet paper…back when I worked the ambualance I met a few folks that could have used it….lol

Jaime- Thanks for the smile sir. It works well with the whole “butt joint” concept as well…lol

Marty- Thanks buddy. My week off is over so its back to the grind. That along with how long that cabinet project is gonna take (having to build in 3 sections since I don’t have space to do em all at once) should give you plenty of time to pass me back up again…lol

Joe- Thanks my friend. At first I was like “huh???” When I read your comment…then it hit me and I nearly fell out of my chair laughing. Thank you, I needed that

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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aussiedave

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#9 posted 04-05-2014 11:22 AM

Nice job Buster, looks great and nice design…thanks for sharing…

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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BusterB

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#10 posted 04-05-2014 10:45 PM

Thanks Dave….it was a fun build. Just something to be said for making something usefull outta a pile of wood scraps…

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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luv2learn

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#11 posted 04-05-2014 11:46 PM

Buster, I was trying to think of something smart to say but it just wouldn’t roll off my tongue…LOL.

-- 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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Carbide

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#12 posted 04-06-2014 12:38 AM

Great job Buster! You know the jumbo rolls will only measure 3” X 4” about this time next year. BUTT! I mean but at least the rolls will still fit.

-- When it feels like a job, it isn't a hobby anymore.

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CFrye

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#13 posted 04-07-2014 12:00 AM

Looks good Buster! You might want to add rubber feet to provide a little protection against the inevitable over flow situation ;-)

-- God bless, Candy

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bluekingfisher

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#14 posted 04-07-2014 01:44 PM

Nice job Bub, now your buddy can think of you each time he wipes his butt lol -~)

Hope your still havin fun?

-- No one plans to fail, they just, just fail to plan

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