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#76 mikechell

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Posted 17 February 2019 - 03:54 PM

Looks perfect, Poopdeck.  Great job!


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#77 Poopdeck

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Posted 18 February 2019 - 07:54 PM

Thanks Mike. I forgot to add that I found a cheaper, as in free, alternative for the non skid protective pad on the base. An old mouse pad. Works great at protecting the finish of what ever the vise is sitting on and it doesn't budge even a hairs width.

#78 mikechell

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Posted 18 February 2019 - 08:09 PM

biggrin.png Free/salvaged materials ... even better !!!


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#79 Vastator

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Posted 22 October 2019 - 05:31 PM

Not sure if this counts, but I made a fish hook/bead bowl in tinkercad and then printed it out.   Underneath, there is a magnet to help keep the hooks in place.  So far it works great, im thinking about smoothing the surfaces out more and make it stackable.

 

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Once I get it where I'm really happy with it, ill post it on thingiverse for others to download and print.

 

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#80 Bill_729

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Posted 22 October 2019 - 08:51 PM

Not sure if this counts, but I made a fish hook/bead bowl in tinkercad and then printed it out.   Underneath, there is a magnet to help keep the hooks in place.  So far it works great, im thinking about smoothing the surfaces out more and make it stackable.

 

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Once I get it where I'm really happy with it, ill post it on thingiverse for others to download and print.

 

Charles

 

I've got some containers  like the following ones (sorry, I couldn't post the image directly).  Advantages: Transparent and threaded. I use them for various types of flies--streamers in one, etc. Not small enough for carrying to the stream, but convenient enough for carrying to the car.  I tried using a magnetic bowl from Harbor Freight around my fly tying table, but IIRC, it was "squashing" the flies that I put in it so I gave up on it in a few minutes. I'll keep my eyes open for a nice piece of styrofoam. Anyway, just thought I would add this input to your design process. -Bill.

 

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#81 feathers5

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Posted 23 October 2019 - 07:01 AM

Looks like a workable idea. You guys are smart.



#82 Mark Knapp

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Posted 28 October 2019 - 02:15 PM

I was going through boxes of stuff looking for acetate floss and I came across this spool holder that some body made. It's just some peg board with the fluted 1/4 inch dowels made for wood joinery. It's pretty simple and seems to work.

 

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Posted 29 October 2019 - 10:26 PM

I was going through boxes of stuff looking for acetate floss and I came across this spool holder that some body made. It's just some peg board with the fluted 1/4 inch dowels made for wood joinery. It's pretty simple and seems to work.
 
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I have many square feet of and dowels as well.





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