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Thread: My new thread stand

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    My new thread stand

    On a whim, I bought a cone of thread from a local industrial close-out sale. I've never used cone thread before, so I needed a stand. Being cheap, I went to a local thrift store and bought what I think was a stand-up paper towel holder. It was missing the rod that holds the paper towel roll, so it was marked way down. I added the cup hook and here it is. It works well.

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    very nice!
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    Yes, it does. Good going!!!

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    Looks better than the "store-bought" one I have!

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    Clever way to repurpose.
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    Very clever of you!
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    Looks good, too!

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    Aren't you smart? Nice save.

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    Proof that necessity is the mother of invention!

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    I LOVE IT. MacGuyver.

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    Great looking cone stand.

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    You are a clever one. Looks great and it does what you want. BrendaK
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    This is so clever! and attractive as well!!!

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    That is so cool! Good for you!

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    It looks great!~ How clever!
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    great find
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    Good for you, love the big cones. Use them all the time. Love your idea too. Thanks for sharing.
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    Great way to recycle-like your idea !

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    You should be very proud of yourself!

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    Brilliant!!
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    Well done! I just donated one to the thrift store.
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    It looks very nice. If it works for you then it is perfect. Always good to repurpose anything. You are very clever.
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    Bravo! Smart little cone holder you rigged up.

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