Sometimes wish I had an extendo hand to help me reach things that are just a little too far away. For instance, picking plums off of the trees around here in Santa Clara, they are usually just about 12 inches too far away for me.
This is totally ridiculous, I know, but here it is...
here's my boyfriend Greg picking plums with it:
Step 1: Stuff you need
5 spring type door stoppers
some wood and some screws
5 large washers with holes big enough to fit your fingers through
some eyelet screws to guide the string through