Toilet Roll Holder

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Project by AdrianT posted 07-06-2012 06:08 AM 2157 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another project inspired by Steve Ramsey, or should I say “John & Lou” from WWMM.

This is actually the second attempt, the first time round I messed up the mitered frame, so I repurposed it as a mini planter-box. Then I’d run out of 1/4” plywood, and couldn’t justify a whole new sheet. So, instead I used some left over redwood bender-board from the big planter box, and with a pair of rabbets and some glue made them into 6”x1/4” strips. Frame made with some left-over pine. Finished with clear acrylic spray.

I am happy with it, the wife is impressed, and the price can’t be beat!

Now I have to make a magazine rack…

-- I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me... AND I'm an engineer.

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#1 posted 07-06-2012 08:35 AM

Well done.

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#2 posted 07-06-2012 05:05 PM

That’s pretty cool.

-- --- Measure twice, mis-cut, start over, repeat ---

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#3 posted 07-06-2012 06:36 PM

Great improvement over the standard models! Nicely done!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#4 posted 07-06-2012 07:11 PM

Never seen anything like it. Great idea…....

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#5 posted 07-07-2012 03:50 AM

Very nice. One more thing on my “to do” list.

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#6 posted 07-07-2012 06:22 AM

Nice Project! Thanks for Posting! I have to “GO” now!


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#7 posted 07-07-2012 02:26 PM

Great idea and design! Just think, in the olden days you would have to make it bigger to hold corn cobs.

Ken90712- It’s better to look down at the daisies than to look up at the roots. My neighbor came up with that saying.

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