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Waxed paper roll to fit in container

Dispenser keeps waxed paper handy

It seemed like whenever I needed waxed paper to protect my bench from glue squeeze-out, the waxed paper was buried in a drawer. I either had to dig it out with messy hands or stop and clean up before I went for it.

To put waxed paper within easy reach, I built a wooden box, just big enough to hold the waxed paper in its original box. To keep the roll from jumping out, I drilled a 1 1/16" hole in each end, cut matching holes in both ends of the waxed paper box, and slid a 1" dowel rod through the whole works. In each end of the dowel, I drilled a hole and slipped a hairpin cotter pin through it to keep the dowel in place. With the box screwed to the wall, I never have to hunt for waxed paper.
--Martin Cecil, Owensboro, Ky.

Waxed Paper Dispenser

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retnav80 wrote:

Great idea and if you fasten an old hacksaw or planer blade to the front it makes for easy tear off the length you need.

3/21/2013 10:08:41 AM Report Abuse
norman hoeflicher wrote:

Can you buy waxed paper that is 24" or 30" wide? All i see is 14" stuff that you can buy at a grocery store.

1/3/2011 08:41:26 AM Report Abuse
woodie22 wrote:

Sweet! And I just bought a new box of waxed paper. Great timing... now, if I can just find that box of waxed paper....

1/2/2011 06:15:03 AM Report Abuse

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