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Oak Pencil Holder

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Project by Chris McDowell posted 06-29-2014 09:53 PM 1295 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just got a new planer so I wanted to test it out. I had some scrap pallet wood and ran a piece through it. I wanted to at least make something out it so I made this simple pencil holder. Nothing fancy.

This scrap cut-off with a hole drilled in it is what I was using before:

It kept falling over, so I replaced it with this new pencil holder.

Does anyone know what kind of wood this is? I think it’s oak, but I’m not sure. The little base is made out of some scrap poplar.

Finished with a few coats of lacquer.

-- Chris, http://www.youtube.com/CMRwoodworks , FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/cmrwoodworks1 , Proverbs 16:9





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Mean_Dean

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#1 posted 06-29-2014 10:19 PM

Well, whatever wood it’s made out of, it looks great. And practical, too!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#2 posted 06-29-2014 11:09 PM

Looks like Oak to me. The one you were using before looks like Pine

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Chris McDowell

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#3 posted 06-30-2014 11:32 PM

Thanks, Dean and Roger!

-- Chris, http://www.youtube.com/CMRwoodworks , FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/cmrwoodworks1 , Proverbs 16:9

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