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Project by hoss12992 posted 10-25-2017 03:05 AM 1529 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We started having “Fish & S’mores” every Saturday evening after the passing of a good fried back in the spring. We would fish till dark then do a bon fire and roast marshmallows and Krispy Kreme donuts and hotdogs. The store bought roasting sticks were too short and was roasting us as much as it was what was on the other end of the stick. Reg coat hangers were too flimsy. So I came up with these. They are perfect. Made from scrap oak strips, these are 52” long and are 5/8” x 1 1/8” and rounded over all the edges. Also drilled a 1/2” hole in the handle to hang them up. Also dipped the handles in Plastic Dip for a really comfortable rubber grip handle. On the business end I drilled a 7/64” hole and cut 6” pieces of coat hangers to push into the holes to roast with. It the end needs to be replaced just pull the coat hanger barn out and push in a new one. It’s nice to be able to sit in a chair and roast a hotdog or whatever and not roast myself too.

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn





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GR8HUNTER

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#1 posted 10-25-2017 03:19 AM

GREAT IDEA :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#2 posted 10-25-2017 03:31 AM

Looks great. I just need to stop by and run a test with you. :-)

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 10-25-2017 05:37 AM

Great idea brother.
Them fancy handles make’em look like the deluxe model!
haha
Great job as always man.

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Tooch

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#4 posted 10-25-2017 09:51 AM

Cool Idea, tis the season for bonfires!

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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#5 posted 10-25-2017 11:40 AM

Great job. Much better then the coat hangers I used as a child.

-- Drew -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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drbyte

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#6 posted 10-25-2017 12:31 PM

Great sticks! Consider Stainless Steel welding rod for the business end and you’ll never have rust or replacement issues. I used 1/8 inch on my first ones but it was too small so I went up one size (9/64 or 5/32 I think) and they work great!

-- Dennis, WV

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#7 posted 10-25-2017 12:37 PM

These are great to have for a bon fire. I’ll be using one tonight. I agree with not burning yourself. Good job.

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#8 posted 10-25-2017 01:18 PM

Nice long ones, Scott. Great idea!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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lew

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#9 posted 10-25-2017 01:45 PM

Great idea, Hoss! Especially the doughnuts and marshmallows!

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

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#10 posted 10-26-2017 12:07 AM

Good stick and love the marshmallow donut combo have to try that .

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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