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Forum topic by kimball posted 02-03-2010 03:48 PM 1003 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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kimball

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02-03-2010 03:48 PM

I’m retired and have more time and wood scraps than money.

Although I don’t advocate undercutting the profits of an invention, This one is so easy that I had to share.

While I was shopping in my local 99c store, I noticed some packages of 5 1/2” non slip Gripper Pads. (same material as non slip router pads) and thought, hmmmm and bought 2pkgs (4 pads to ea. pk).

When I got home, I took some scrap 3/4” birch ply and clamped it to my drill press. Using a 3” hole saw w/o the pilot drill, I cut 4 discks. I sanded the hole saw cuts smooth and took down some contact cement. I glued a pad to each side of the four discs and trimmed off the excess gripper pad and VIOLA! Bench Doughnuts. Four for 2 bucks.


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#1 posted 02-03-2010 03:53 PM

Good idea, might have to try it.

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#2 posted 02-04-2010 04:48 AM

Another poster made some and called them bench brownies.

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#3 posted 02-04-2010 04:50 AM

The next one will be bench cakes.

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#4 posted 02-04-2010 05:07 AM

mmm cake

-- - Jei, Rockford IL - When in doubt, spray it with WD-40 and wrap it with duct tape. The details will attend to themselves.

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