Homemade Gift Idea: A Handy Garden Twine Holder

Make this useful and stylish twine holder with an upcycled bowl and a few materials from your local home improvement store.
An Elegantly Simple Garden Craft

An Elegantly Simple Garden Craft

Photo by: Image courtesy of Sam Henderson

Image courtesy of Sam Henderson

This handy twine holder comes with a built-in cutter.

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This useful project makes storing your twine simple and stylish. Using an old wooden salad bowl, commonly found in thrift stores, we added a few touches including a built-in cutter made from a picture hanger. The result is a clever storage solution that will look great on your potter’s bench or make a great gift for a gardening friend.

Materials:

  • Wooden salad bowl (thicker is better)
  • ½” galvanized plumbing floor flange
  • ½” x 5 ½” galvanized pipe
  • ½” galvanized cap
  • (4) ½” wood screws
  • Small picture hanger
  • 2 finishing nails
  • Kitchen knife sharpener
  • Hammer
  • Screwdriver
  • Twine
  • Pliers or vice grip

Check out this gallery for the step-by-step:

Twine Holder How-To

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An Elegantly Simple Garden Craft

Photo By: Image courtesy of Sam Henderson

Getting Started: Making a Twine Holder

Sharpening the Twine Cutter

Putting the Base Together

Attaching the Cutter

Attaching the Holder to the Bowl

Finishing Touches

A Handy Garden Tool

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