2019 - Volume #43, Issue #3, Page #30[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Rebar Toilet Paper Holder
“I wanted to make the toilet paper holder look as random and disorganized as possible,” says Barajas. “I heated up the rebar in a forge so I could bend it. The fire scorched the rebar black but I sanded down one end of it to expose the shiny metal, which makes quite a contrast.”
He used a homemade coal forge to heat the rebar in sections, using an anvil and a 4-lb. hammer to pound each section into shape as he went along. “I started with a 4-ft. length of rebar so I could hold the ends as I worked without having to use tongs,” says Barajas. “After removing the rebar from the forge I cut it down to length. I flattened one end of the rebar so I could drill holes in it and insert anchors through them.”
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Anthony Barajas, 208 Sumac Court, Headland, Alabama 36345 (cell ph 605 630-2474; firstname.lastname@example.org).
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