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Out of the scrap pile and into a gift #9: The Ultimate Kitchen Gadget (Part 3)

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Here is the final post for this build.

Got a chance to use up a couple partial cans of primer.

I originally had screw holes on the front cover. I later realized they were not necessary. Cut a couple grooves and laid filler strips in.

I had done some body repair on my truck. I bought the wrong shade of red. This was a perfect chance to use it.

I did have to buy a can of silver paint. That got me to the $20 limit.

Mount the first panel to the front.

Put dowels in. Add a couple gadgets.

Add the rest of the layers. You can see here how the springs needed to bend flush with the bottom of each tool holder.

I used some paste wax to get the parts to slide on the springs smoothly.

My niece likes to make soups (and they are really good!). I thought I need a soup logo on the front. Made a design on the computer and masked it on.

Finally, a set of tongs pulls out the side!

I posted a project with finished views. The springs worked out really well to keep the pieces in place (both open and closed).

The gift was a big hit and greatly appreciated.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive



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lew

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#1 posted 835 days ago

I like that even better than the cross!!

So Cool! I expect to see this in the Food Channel Magazine, Steve!!

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Bertha

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#2 posted 835 days ago

That is so incredibly awesome!

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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JJohnston

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#3 posted 835 days ago

“Tweezers”! Should have known!

-- The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary. - H.L. Mencken

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sras

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#4 posted 835 days ago

Thanks Lew! My Niece’s fiance (also a chef – they work together) says he want to get it in a food magazine by this spring. We’ll see what happens.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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sras

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#5 posted 835 days ago

Thanks Al – It was a hoot to build.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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sras

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#6 posted 835 days ago

Yep JJ – had to have the tweezers!!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#7 posted 832 days ago

haha awesome.

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#8 posted 829 days ago

thanks for a very good picturebook toturial serie :-)

take care
Dennis

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sras

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#9 posted 829 days ago

Thanks Dennis. This was one of those times where I took enough pictures. Sometimes I just forget about the camera.

It has been fun to put this blog section together.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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