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Paper Towel Holder

Postby Dee Bee » Mon Jul 17, 2006 9:32 pm

When I used the galley of my TD I found that I often wanted a paper towel. I saw some other TDs with paper towel holders so I built a simple one, too. Then I found that the slightest breeze would unwind the roll! My wife said she wanted a holder that would allow for one-hand operation. You know what she means. No more holding the roll to keep it still with one hand and tearing a sheet off with the other. Here is how I fixed it.


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How would you do it?

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Postby Rev. Ken » Mon Jul 17, 2006 9:41 pm

that's a good looking papertowel holder. I might have to save that picture so i can copy it when i build mine.

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Postby Lobo » Mon Jul 17, 2006 10:00 pm

Dee Bee,

Looks perfect to me......you mean there's another way to do it? :D

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Postby KA » Mon Jul 17, 2006 10:05 pm

Cool! 8) You could also do do some sort of a wire or driftwood technique. I like the looks of yours, tho.
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Postby Loader » Tue Jul 18, 2006 8:10 am

I like it! :thumbsup: Like Rev Ken, I may be building one for myself. Thanks for sharing!
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Postby halfdome, Danny » Tue Jul 18, 2006 9:12 am

This is what we are using. Purchased at Bed, Bath & Beyond a couple years ago. The arm over the towels lifts up. The mfr intended user to feed towels through slot on bar but it works fine this way. :relaxing: Danny
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Postby sauljordan » Tue Jul 18, 2006 12:31 pm

:thumbsup: That looks good, picture saved in my "ideas" folder

Thanks for sharing Dee Bee!
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Postby bsandey » Tue Jul 18, 2006 1:03 pm

sauljordan wrote::thumbsup: That looks good, picture saved in my "ideas" folder

Thanks for sharing Dee Bee!


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Postby EZ » Tue Jul 18, 2006 1:43 pm

In the past I have used a small arm that is hinged above the roll with a weight. Keeps the stuff from unrolling, adjusts to the roll size and is quick and easy. When on the road I would just wrap a length of velcro around the roll.

DeeBee's holder is cool though!! That is one of those things that you get to make when the camper is "finished" and you need "improvements".

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Postby dmb90260 » Tue Jul 18, 2006 1:54 pm

I started with rubber bands and moved up to small bungie cords. It does leave a crease in the towels but campers can deal with that. :lol: :lol:
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Postby Dean Williams » Tue Jul 18, 2006 9:36 pm

That is just plain ol' Nifty. Towel holder art, if you ask me.
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Postby Mike Spicer » Tue Jul 18, 2006 10:44 pm

Alot of good ideas
This is how i made mine. Spring loaded cabinet hinge



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Postby KA » Tue Jul 18, 2006 11:02 pm

Looks great! This forum has so many creative people...and generous with their ideas, too. :thumbsup:
Thanks for sharing.
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Postby halfdome, Danny » Tue Jul 18, 2006 11:11 pm

Mike Spicer wrote:Alot of good ideas
This is how i made mine. Spring loaded cabinet hinge



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You think like a Cabinetmaker. Those hinges are great for drill press jigs etc. Danny
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Postby Mike Spicer » Wed Jul 19, 2006 12:02 am

Danny

Never thought of that. That is a good idea. I will remember that one.

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