Mud Flap girl push stick

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This is one of my Mudflap girl push stick. I’ve made a bunch of these for novelty gifts. I was able to use up a bunch of scrap wood. I got the pattern here at Lumberjocks from Bigfoot products. The I found the original print out a bit small. I enlarged it to fit a sheet of paper the long way and that seemed good size. I also extended the base further back under the handle. It seems to look a little better. I’ve honestly never used her. She just hangs out on my peg board.

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#1 posted 04-08-2017 01:14 AM

It’s great Bob. That’s a fancy handle.

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#2 posted 04-08-2017 01:23 AM

Extra neat for this “dirty old man”club.

Very different for an expendable unit!

My push sticks do NOT have a great life expectancy.

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#3 posted 04-08-2017 01:25 AM


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#4 posted 04-08-2017 01:26 AM

Really good mate, but isn’t the handle in the wrong place????LOL

I saw one previously that never had a handle like yours and that one was used very often.


-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#5 posted 04-08-2017 01:26 AM

Looks great, Bob. She could hang out on my pegboard, anytime.

-- Mistakes are what pave the road to perfection

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#6 posted 04-08-2017 01:27 AM

Bob, that’s a beautiful thing. I have a few push sticks but I like your idea to just let her hang around in the shop. Heck, maybe I’ll make two.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#7 posted 04-08-2017 01:36 AM

I’m sure you’ll like using her. I use mine every time I’m at my table saw. I hardly use my other push sticks.

When I made mine I made three sizes—1/4, 1/2 and 3/4” thick. I didn’t put the extra handle on mine cause it spoils the look.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#8 posted 04-08-2017 01:45 AM

Nice one!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be.

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#9 posted 04-08-2017 01:47 AM

Tyvek, I hadn’t seen yours before. If I had I would not have posted mine. I don’t like to copy things others have posted. That being said I still think I’ll just let her hang out on the pegboard.

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#10 posted 04-08-2017 02:00 AM

Bob, I’m glad you did post yours. Copying things others do on this site is what it’s all about. Sharing good ideas so others can enjoy them is great. I first saw the one STEVE made and it looked so cool that I had to make one too.

If you decide to make some to use and not just hand on your pegboard, I would suggest you stick 1/4”, 1/2” and 3/4” stock together and make a set of 3 all at one time.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#11 posted 04-08-2017 02:12 AM

Now I’m really embarrassed. The 3rd guy to post one of these!

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#12 posted 04-08-2017 03:16 AM

Nice but I guess you have to be careful where you grab it ;^)

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

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#13 posted 04-08-2017 04:05 AM

I wouldn’t use her as an actual push stick, but she could hang out on my wall.

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#14 posted 04-08-2017 05:16 AM

Stellar job on the mudflap push stick, BurlyBob….She’s quite a looker, that one. I’ll be very proud to own one. I don’t have a pegboard for her to hang on, but she’ll look good laying on my…...saw…!!!

-- " There's a better way.....find it"...... Thomas Edison.

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#15 posted 04-08-2017 05:19 AM

Nice job Bob.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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