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Old 07-09-2007, 04:59 PM   #21
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Brewtopia's Naked city handles are pretty cool... I like the small Naked city emblems on top.
Thanks! I purchased the oval faced tap handles and picked up some galvinized steel sheets from home depot. I cut the sheet and glued to the front of the handle. I then print the labels on magnetic photo paper so they are easily interchangable. The tap toppers were purchased off ebay. I printed my logo on adhesive photo paper and applied to the toppers.

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Old 07-09-2007, 05:54 PM   #22
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I find it kind of amazing (and pleasing) there is a store that specializes in tap handles.
How true. I'm amazed that just about anything you want, you can type in "<thing I want>.com", and you stand about a 95% chance of finding some online store.
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Old 07-09-2007, 11:42 PM   #23
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I like those! Nice and simple, not to huge or flashy. Hope ya don't mind if I steal your idea and make a few of my own.

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I used to have handles made out of table legs but they suck on a freezer because it makes changing kegs difficult.

These are the same height as the black handles and they don't get in the way when llifting out kegs. Simple, cheap, easy and effective. Feel free to copy them!!

I just drilled the hole and threaded the wood, they stay on just fine.
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Old 07-10-2007, 04:50 PM   #24
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i'm going to try to find some bones, maybe like a cow femur or something, and use them as tap handles, to complete my horror-esque theme.

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Old 07-19-2007, 04:57 AM   #25
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i'm going to try to find some bones, maybe like a cow femur or something, and use them as tap handles, to complete my horror-esque theme.
Try some bone-in roasts. Dinner and a tap handle in one package.
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Old 07-19-2007, 06:03 AM   #26
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I'm in the process of making some from Bolivian Rosewood. My access to the wood lathe has been cut off because my dad is rebuilding his garage. I have one handle done. Three more to go...

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Cuttting down the square chunk of wood
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Comparing to the pattern
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Almost finished
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Even closer to almost finished...
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Old 07-19-2007, 06:19 AM   #27
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I'm in the process of making some from Brazilian Rosewood. My access to the wood lathe has been cut off because my dad is rebuilding his garage. I have one handle done. Three more to go...
Pretty cool!
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Except I have to help my dad remodel the house before the garage will be in working order so I can use his lathe. Maybe I can bribe him with homebrew...

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Old 07-19-2007, 03:02 PM   #29
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if by bribe you mean let him drink enough till he falls asleep so you can sneak into the garage. Kinda like odysseus and the cyclops but you want in the "cave". sorry I'm bored and avoiding my studies

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I have a couple of the replaceable lable handles but they are too expensive to buy a bunch of them.

I went tthe cheap and easy way and just cut 3" X 4" X 1" blocks, threaded the wood and made my own lables....

How did you attach those labels to the wood. Did you coat them in any kind of clear coat or anything? Look very nice.
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