Project Ideas, Hmm... #3: Coaster Caddy/Stand

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Blog entry by Dave Rutan posted 02-17-2016 04:42 PM 704 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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The other day I was sitting at the conference room table I made for my church. Our pastor loves it and always has some small piece of statuary on it. He also has a small pile of cheap coasters behind the statuary.

The thought occurred to me to build a sort of small stand that the statue could rest on and would also hold coasters in such a way that they wouldn’t just be a pile of coasters. I’m getting an image of an octagonal sandwich with the coasters as the filling. An octagon shape would go well with the table since it has clipped corners. Let’s see if I come up with something cool enough.

EDIT: Here’s what I did with this idea. [link]

-- Ni faru ion el ligno!

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#1 posted 02-18-2016 01:04 AM

Sounds like an interesting project—I’ll follow along!

-- Dean

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#2 posted 02-25-2016 07:55 PM

Here’s what I did with this idea. [link]

[Fun Fact] The word for ‘link’ in Esperanto is: ligilo

-- Ni faru ion el ligno!

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