TP Dispenser and Storage

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Project by Pointer posted 04-19-2017 03:39 PM 1028 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a pretty easy build, that is why it only took me 6 months. When I did have time, it was too cold in the shop to do much. I made it so that it would hold 5 rolls in the outhouse, but if I were to do it again, it would only hold 4. I think slightly shorter would have been better. I routed lines in the sides to make it look more realistic. The base is to help stabilize it when the paper gets pulled on. I will give it to my son as he has a bathroom that does not have a TP holder. Look at it from a distance so that you don’t see all the mistakes.

-- Joe - I am not entirely worthless, I can always serve as a bad example.

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#1 posted 04-19-2017 07:17 PM

I like it. Here is a link to outhouses
A cresent moon is for women and a star for men. Regardless nice project.

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#2 posted 04-20-2017 10:42 AM

They have many name from Outback Dunny, Long Drop, Thunder Box downunder but none ever had a toilet roll storage & dispenser as fancy as yours sir…
If fact some of the old roadside dunnies of the 1960’s would have an old magazine on a nail for you to use….
The one we had as a kid was a very fancy fiberglass unit BUT “Captain Midnight” still managed to spill some of the content of the pan or spread the sawdust all throughout…

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#3 posted 04-20-2017 10:58 AM

Very creative. Great design for the roof.

-- Whatever you find to do with your hands, do it with all your might,... because there is no work in the grave...Ecclesiastes 9:10

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