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Project by brianinpa posted 09-30-2008 01:37 AM 1497 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made this for my desk at work: I always seem to be looking for paper clips and never seem to be able to keep them handy. I was at my favorite “toy store” (WoodCraft) and saw the oversized paper clip and knew what I had to do.

This came from a piece of cherry I pulled off of the firewood pile. I showed it to my wife, and she decided she wanted it more than me. I don’t fault her for it; in fact I am glad she took it. I have to go to the toy store and pick up another clip to go with a block of walnut I have glued up waiting for it.

Win some, lose some.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.





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lew

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#1 posted 09-30-2008 01:50 AM

Win Some, Win Some! Stop by the Woodcraft store on the way home!

Nice Job, Brian!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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brianinpa

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#2 posted 09-30-2008 01:56 AM

Thanks Lew I am planning on that later this week. I am telling her it is to go the Mexican restaraunt just down the road, but it always becomes a “while we are in the neighborhood.”

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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kenn

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#3 posted 09-30-2008 02:14 AM

I know the exact resturant you are talking about and have used that exact strategy several times. Thankfully my wife loves Mexican food and is willing to trade a visit to Woodcraft for Dinner. Nice turning Brian, thin walls, looks good.

-- Every cloud has a silver lining

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brianinpa

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#4 posted 09-30-2008 02:37 AM

Thanks Kenn, I always use the two for the price of one theory. My other toy store (Bass Pro Shop) is just up the road from both places.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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trifern

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#5 posted 09-30-2008 06:08 AM

Nice project, Brian. I could use one of those for my desk. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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MsDebbieP

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#6 posted 09-30-2008 12:37 PM

and the lesson is: just make two in the first place!! :)
this is really cute.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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jockmike2

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#7 posted 09-30-2008 01:30 PM

You’ll find that sort of thing happens often with the things we make. We might think we’re making it for ourselves then out of the blue, BAM! it’s gone. Nice little cup though.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Bill Akins

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#8 posted 09-30-2008 03:27 PM

nothing wrong with the wife wanting your projects. That shows that she is supportive of your craft. Great bowl, cant wait until I get a lathe.

-- Bill from Lithia Springs, GA I love the smell of sawdust in the morning.

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