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odie

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Topic tags/keywords: question game

I propose a fun game. I will start this game now. I am posting some photographs and you (yes you) have 48 hours to guess what it is. The rules are simple. This is really #4 for this game.

1. It must be made out of wood.

2. Or, it must be used in woodworking such as a non-wood jig.

3. If you wish to post your own “WHAT IS IT” take the next number 5,6,7, etc.

4. You mugs post your guesses below. This is the 3rd time for me. Some of you must have something like #5, #6, or #7. I’m running out of ideas … so get to work. Thank you SM for #3.

OK, HERE WE GO …. WHAT IS IT ?

Mr. John Ormsby was right on … John, you win a big fat nothing.
Yes it is a drying rack that is fully adjustable. I have four such things with about 100 dowels. When I have a top and a bottom of a box it works great. Your hold the under side of the box and lower it onto the rack without touching a wet surface. The picture below also shows it being used for ten ring boxes after tung oil has been applied.

-- Odie, Confucius say, "He who laughs at one's self is BUTT of joke". http://woodstermangotwood.blogspot.com/ (my funny blog)


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Bob #2

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#1 posted 2269 days ago

Hilllbilly cribbage board?

Bob

-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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RobS

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#2 posted 2269 days ago

That was my first guess Bob.. I’ll go with drill press belt holder…

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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Dan Lyke

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#3 posted 2269 days ago

Looks to me like a shelf pin drilling jig.

-- Dan Lyke, Petaluma California, http://www.flutterby.net/User:DanLyke

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fredf

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#4 posted 2269 days ago

I gota agree with dan, a shelf pin jig; tho 4 dowels are more than needed to hold it in alignment, and they are kinda long

WAIT! WAIT! I know!—It is a scrap piece of plywood with a bunch of holes and 4 dowels to confuse us!!!

fred

-- Fred, Springfield, Ma

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BrianM

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#5 posted 2269 days ago

Self draining sushi board and a picture of a left foot.

-- There is no such thing as scrap wood!,

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Randy Sharp

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#6 posted 2269 days ago

Some type of adjustable weaving loom or crochet jig?

Or, a scale-model suspension bridge base.

-- Randy, Tupelo, MS ~ A man who honors his wife will have children who honor their father.

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Allison

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#7 posted 2269 days ago

I think it is a counter of some sort. However I made something real similar to square, granny squares ,in crochet.

-- Allison, Northeastern Ca. Remember, Amateurs built the Ark. Professionals built the Titanic!

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odie

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#8 posted 2269 days ago

I know …. It’s a thing-a-ma-jig. Come on, lets get those thinking caps on. Or was so easy you didn’t want to hurt my feelings? What’s a counter of some sort?

-- Odie, Confucius say, "He who laughs at one's self is BUTT of joke". http://woodstermangotwood.blogspot.com/ (my funny blog)

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brunob

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#9 posted 2269 days ago

I go with the shelf pin hole drilling jig.

-- Bruce from Central New York...now, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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SPalm

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#10 posted 2268 days ago

A spike setting guage for model railroad ties?

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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miles125

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#11 posted 2268 days ago

Thats a knotty pine grille to go on front of an eco friendly pedal car.

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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matter

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#12 posted 2268 days ago

Looks like a caning jig to me…

-- The only easy wood project is a fire

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Allison

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#13 posted 2268 days ago

I have my thinking cap on, it is on my head therefore it is at the farthest spot of the hole I got my head in you silly man!

-- Allison, Northeastern Ca. Remember, Amateurs built the Ark. Professionals built the Titanic!

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Kevin Violette

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#14 posted 2268 days ago

Is it a holder for chopsticks at a chinese buffet?

-- Kevin -- (http://www.furniturebykevin.com)

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Peter Oxley

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#15 posted 2268 days ago

Hmm … it has one odd hole halfway down one edge, which looks to be a different size than the others, so I’m guessing it is for hanging. If the hanging hole was for storing this … um, “thing” ... it would be at one end, so it must hang from that hole when it is in use. Am I getting warmer?

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