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Old 07-07-2007, 07:01 AM   #1
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I broke my tap handle a couple of days ago, just the regular black boring one. Anyone got any cool ideas on what to make a new one with. What kind of custom tap handles has everyone made?

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Old 07-07-2007, 09:00 AM   #2
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I broke my tap handle a couple of days ago, just the regular black boring one. Anyone got any cool ideas on what to make a new one with. What kind of custom tap handles has everyone made?
While the handles themselves aren't DIY, I'm kind of liking these ones. Just slide in an appropriate picture or graphic.

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Old 07-07-2007, 10:26 AM   #3
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With one of these:
tap-handle-insert.jpg

and an drill you can make anything into a tap handle (well, not anything, meat wouldn't work, or a cat, but lots of things).

I'm just using oak, though.

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Great, now Yuri is going to have a whole set of meat and cat handles. Nice going, Catfish.

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Old 07-07-2007, 12:34 PM   #5
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A while ago, I was surfing the galleries here and saw some of what appeared to be homemade tap handles..... was going to ask where the brewer purchased the items to make them, but I'm not ready to start building handles yet... still need to work on brewing. Brewtopia's Naked city handles are pretty cool... I like the small Naked city emblems on top.

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/gallery/...imageuser=5979

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While the handles themselves aren't DIY, I'm kind of liking these ones. Just slide in an appropriate picture or graphic.

Where did you find those? I like them too.
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For about 3 bucks each you can get these lovely wooden mini table legs from Lowes.



For a small fee, I know a woodworker who will make personalized tap handles like these.

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Taphandles Inc.

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Dammit BlindLemonLars!!! Didn't I just say I wasn't ready to start building handles?? Now ya got me shoppin' for handles and stuff!! Dunno how this'll fly with the ole lady!!

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For about 3 bucks each you can get these lovely wooden mini table legs from Lowes.

Those are interesting looking um "table legs".
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