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Project by mariva57 posted 02-09-2015 10:16 PM 34583 views 77 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s my version of Grr-ripper, now should I look the soft tire to be applied at the bottom.
The dimensions are 18×12,5×7,5 cm.

-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.





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Gene Howe

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#1 posted 02-09-2015 10:58 PM

That’s pretty neat.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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CornishWoodWorker

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#2 posted 02-10-2015 03:46 AM

Fantastic, & great to see all the parts involved, I will be making one of these soon myself

-- My Woodwork Is Like My Wife's Back! - Always Full Of Knots But By The Time I'm Finished It's Smooth As Silk!!!

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Cedar Furniture Lodge

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#3 posted 02-10-2015 04:26 AM

That is really some thing, I love hand made tools and wood working implements.

-- "The Cedar King"

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lightweightladylefty

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#4 posted 02-10-2015 06:01 AM

Nicely done! Thanks for sharing all the photos.

L/W

-- “Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.” Benjamin Franklin -- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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Nickdarr

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#5 posted 02-10-2015 06:43 AM

That is impressive.

-- Darren... Hmmmm, I got nothin.

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Crank50

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#6 posted 02-10-2015 06:43 AM

very nice.
on my “to do” list

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#7 posted 02-10-2015 07:35 AM

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#8 posted 02-10-2015 09:01 AM

Well that sure beats my effort hands down!!

After trying to locate the real McCoys in Australia 2012 that including calling Micro Jig with a view to importing two I gave up, and in frustration I made these !!

There is still not any local suppliers carrying Micro Jig Products. (2015)

You have done a fine job on the production !!

-- Regards Rob

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Paul Jenkins

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#9 posted 02-10-2015 10:04 AM

@robcastle OneWood used to sell Microjig stuff in AU, but he’s put that business out to pasture to focus on woodworking youtube stuff. He has a couple of things left on his website, but no Grr-rippers http://www.onewood.com.au/shop-microjig-and-musclechuck/

Timbertools in Mildura apparently do too, but since they don’t bother even answering their phones, I’m not sure I’d give them any business.

@mariva57 love it, the handle in particular looks much better than the real deal.

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#10 posted 02-10-2015 10:43 AM

Very well done! I like the use of the ALU track, great idea.

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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Frank Doyle

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#11 posted 02-10-2015 12:06 PM

Very nice work, if I had made these I think I would cut up an old mouse pad for the bottoms.

-- Frank

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kmerkle

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#12 posted 02-10-2015 01:19 PM

I’ve also found that mouse pads and contact cement a terrific for push blocks, etc.

-- I've learned 10 times more from my mistakes than from my successes.

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#13 posted 02-10-2015 01:37 PM

Very nicely built, but for the life of me I do not know how it is used, I am sure I need one by all the comments, I need a tutorial.
I did a search on LJ and get the idea, will be making one.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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ratchet

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#14 posted 02-10-2015 02:36 PM

Excellent job. Thanks for sharing.

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#15 posted 02-10-2015 02:50 PM

Nice work.
Thanks for sharing it with us.

-- Christian, Husband, Grandpa, Salesman, amateur Woodworker.

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