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Last week I made my wife a holder for her hair dryer and curling iron. When it was done she decided that didn't match our hand towel rack so I needed to build one to match. Anytime my wife actually asks me to spend time in the shop instead of complaining about me being down there is sort of amazing so I didn't argue. Scrap pieces of oak I already had and finished with Danish Oil. Probably could have bought one for 10 dollars….lol

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Looks good Buster, nice match. I can see a few more things being made for that bathroom before its over. But hey, time in the shop.
 

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I've done the same thing. Thing is, you might buy one, but I'm not sure the quality is as good… Well, at least the paper towel holder wasn't as good as the one I made.
 

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Looks good, Buster! Custom made, that's way more expensive! Thanks for sharing.
 

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way higher Buster $75

Jamie
 

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Looks great. Im a huge fan of ANY excuse to get to play with power tools. On top of that, bonus points with the wife! Did you tell her that you needed to get another tool or two that you just GOT TO HAVE to make her special project? Great job buddy. If Mama aint happy, then nobody is happy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

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just as long as you do want the boss says:)
my wife don't say a word when i buy tools so when she asks for something i try to build it.
nice job on the towel bar!!!
 

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Dave- Thank you sir. I have been putting a lot of thought into Jaime's suggestion on my last project. Somewhere to store reading material for when I fellow just wants to sit and think..lol

Underdog- Thank you sir. You may have a point there. The only slave labor involved with making this was me….lol

Candy- Thanks Buddy-ett. Custom made and hand crafted with pride in the cave…is that too much to put on a branding iron??? Lol

Jamie- Thank you guru. Shipping from Scotland must be pretty steep…lol hope you are getting along OK health wise my friend.

Hoss- Thank you sir. Oh you can bet I have been dropping hints…lol She went with me this afternoon to pick out finish for the "never ending plant stand" project. I was like a kid in a toy store…made sure to point out stuff I been wanting.

Marty- thank you my Alabama friend. I have told you before but will say it again….that gal of yours is a keeper!!!!
 

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Too much? Next time you're at the store (or your medicine cabinet) pick up and try to read the label on a bottle of eye drops! They can fit a whole lotta letters in a tee-niny space. Weather or not it's legible…that's another story! So, theoretically, you could just burn some squiggly lines on the project and SAY that's what it says…
 

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Great project and the $10-75 you saved should go in the "buy more tools"jar. Projects like these that get used every day are great.
 

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Candy- that's why you are one of my hero's….you have a unique way of looking at things….lol

Thewoodman- Thank you sir. With two kids in college, my "new tool jar" stays pretty empty most of the time…lol all I can say is…I hope they eventually get really good jobs and Christmas's and birthdays better be really awesome around here…. Yeah right…lol

Drnic- Thank you doc. I think they start training them in kindergarten… We were too busy playing with toy trucks and plastic saws to notice…lol
 

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You are a good man Buster the towel rack looks great.
 

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re: observation: ...and I think there might be a book! LOL

To quote a friend, "The greatest thing about woodworking is to take a really big piece of wood and turn it into a really small piece of wood and make lots of sawdust and shavings in the process."

I love the process and the result, as do we all.
 

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L2L- Thank you Lee. I can't believe it took you this long to figure that out…lol. Funny thing about the points…every time I get quite a few saved up…I will have a "aww shucks" incident and they all get wiped out…lol

Drnic….lol….I just knew it!!!! I have always known they all got secret training, should have realized there would have been a training manual…
 

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Nice work!
Spending $10 would have been easier but not nearly as satisfying!
Remember, happy wife = happy life!
 

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You appreciated it more if you make it yourself..always..no matter how cheap you can get an Chinese one for!!

Nice job,Buster…..............................................Jim
 

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Probably could have bought one for 10 dollars-Oh but where would the Love be in that.
Let's seee now you need a New Vanity to match and maybe even a Seat for , Well you know.
 
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