Napkin rings with place holders

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Project by Celticscroller posted 09-04-2014 03:55 AM 984 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Keith Fenton’s filigree hummingbird pattern was the inspiration behind these napkin rings with place holders. The hummingbirds are cut from maple and the ring from mahogany. I used bamboo chopsticks for the shaft and attached a small peg purchased from a dollar store for the place cardholder.
Thanks for looking and comments are always welcome.

-- Anna

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#1 posted 09-04-2014 05:53 AM

Beautiful cutting, as usual, Anna! What are the dimensions on the napkin ring it self? Like the additiion of the mini clothes pin! Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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Jamie Speirs

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#2 posted 09-04-2014 06:24 AM

Very nice Anna.


-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#3 posted 09-04-2014 10:43 AM

What a fabulous idea! It came out wonderful! :)


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#4 posted 09-04-2014 01:35 PM

These are so nice.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#5 posted 09-04-2014 02:30 PM

Looks great. It is a great idea. Very nice scrolling on this and the others your recently posted. Glad to see more scrolling being posted lately.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#6 posted 09-04-2014 05:06 PM

Beautiful scroll work and innovative adaptation.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#7 posted 09-05-2014 03:35 AM

Thank you all. Your comments are greatly appreciated. Candy the napkin ring is 2” square and the hole is 1’’. I offset the hole slightly so that the whole thing would balance properly.

-- Anna

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#8 posted 09-05-2014 03:41 AM

Thank you, Anna. Again, beautiful workmanship.

-- God bless, Candy

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#9 posted 09-06-2014 11:32 AM

What a fantastic idea. Really good stuff Anna.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#10 posted 09-07-2014 03:40 AM

Thanks Roger

-- Anna

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