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Project by mudflap4869 posted 09-13-2014 11:09 AM 1871 views 4 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I saw it in a magazine and just had to build it. Oak base, walnut blade and spalted elm handle.

-- Still trying to master kindling making





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CFrye

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#1 posted 09-13-2014 11:28 AM

This turned out great, Jim! The spray lacquer really brought out the spalting in the elm. And he didn’t mention it, but the ‘book’ is also a box he made and covered with faux leather!

-- God bless, Candy

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#2 posted 09-13-2014 11:37 AM

Excellent, it’s on my to do list, very creative!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#3 posted 09-13-2014 11:43 AM

Perfect for a shop library!

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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#4 posted 09-13-2014 11:57 AM

Very cool design for woodworkers

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 09-13-2014 01:13 PM

“Saw” that in a magazine as well, but this is even better!!

-- Dennie - Tennessee

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#6 posted 09-13-2014 01:17 PM

That is really cool. Thanks for sharing it.

-- Chris ** If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. — Tom Paine **

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#7 posted 09-13-2014 01:29 PM

Nice!

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#8 posted 09-13-2014 01:40 PM

Very nice Jim. It’s like a magic trick.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#9 posted 09-13-2014 04:00 PM

Cool piece.
Love the spalted elm handle!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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Gary

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#10 posted 09-13-2014 06:27 PM

What fun!

-- Gary, Florida

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#11 posted 09-13-2014 10:59 PM

Very cool Jim…....

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#12 posted 09-13-2014 11:59 PM

Number 1…well deserved! Thanks.

-- Dennie - Tennessee

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#13 posted 09-14-2014 01:18 AM

That is really cool. Love it. Great job

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#14 posted 09-14-2014 07:08 AM

Good job!

-- irtamos, Belgium

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#15 posted 10-01-2015 01:14 PM

Very clever bookends. Good job!

-- Ni faru ion el ligno!

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