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Forum topic by D_Allen posted 05-27-2012 12:45 AM 1603 views 0 times favorited 12 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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05-27-2012 12:45 AM

Did you ever have an idea for something, only to make one and not know what to use it for?
Well, it’s got a wooden cap/plug, it is aluminum and about 1” in diameter and 6” long with an aluminum base.
Maybe a humidor? An alumidor! hehe!
Storage for marbles?
I was also thinking that a large diameter wooden base to stand it upright.
Turning aluminum on a wood lathe is an interesting challenge.
Any idea are welcome.

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#1 posted 05-27-2012 12:54 AM

i’d put a fake bloody finger in there and wait for somebody to find it. but, i’m sure you’ll come up with something better than that for it.

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#2 posted 05-27-2012 01:14 AM

Fill it w/ peanuts and call it a “nutcase”.

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#3 posted 05-27-2012 01:14 AM

Looks like a perfect “hickeydoodletogrind smoke” with. Either that or a muffler bearing container.

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#4 posted 05-27-2012 01:29 AM

Ooooo…good one bent.
I’ll keep that in mind…......hehe…your sick man….funny yes, but sick!

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#5 posted 05-27-2012 01:31 AM

Make it a few inches longer, line the interior somehow and you’ll have a ready market for your pennywhistle cases over at

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#6 posted 05-27-2012 01:37 AM

A flute forum….who’d a thunk it!!!

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#7 posted 05-27-2012 01:40 AM

spaghetti holder?

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#8 posted 05-27-2012 01:59 AM

First thing I thought of, was a match stick holder for those long fireplace matches.

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#9 posted 05-27-2012 07:07 PM

I can’t print what my first suggestion was. I’ll go along with the others…

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#10 posted 05-27-2012 07:49 PM

If you have the need to poke someone use it for that.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#11 posted 05-27-2012 09:04 PM

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#12 posted 05-27-2012 11:36 PM

A flashlight for …dummies???

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