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Project by Sam Shakouri posted 11-20-2014 09:25 AM 7326 views 3 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A cotton reel holder with a pin cushion on lazy Susan, together, on a little storage for some other tools used in clothes mending. Photo # 4 is to compare it with the previous design. ” A Stitch In Time Saves Nine ”
The lazy Susan is 24 cm in diameter.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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Bob Collins

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#1 posted 11-20-2014 12:00 PM

Another nice creation Sam ,I like the added storage space. Should have no problem finding a market for these beauties.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#2 posted 11-20-2014 12:25 PM


I like version 2. The extra storage is always handy.

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

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#3 posted 11-20-2014 01:35 PM

Any seamstress would love one of these! Nicely done!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#4 posted 11-20-2014 01:56 PM

its a very nice idea and the wood you used is a warm and inviting wood, can you identify the wood you used, it looks like our southern yellow heart pine, i like the design of the pin cushion.

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#5 posted 11-20-2014 02:48 PM

Useful and practical as well as lovely to look at. Sad thing is that so few young people today would give a thought to repairing clothing. They’d give it to Mom to fix or throw it away.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#6 posted 11-20-2014 02:54 PM

Nicely done Sam.

-- Eric, central Florida

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#7 posted 11-20-2014 03:16 PM

well ken i dont want to turn sams post here into a commentary on the morals of todays generation, but i would say that not only are there young people but also old people who have let the moral of today seep into there daily practices…sad but true…this tool that sam has made is really nice and i would be proud to have this in my home for fabric repair.

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#8 posted 11-20-2014 04:33 PM

Nice design Sam very useful and built to last.

-- Custom furniture

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#9 posted 11-20-2014 07:06 PM

Hello Sam

A very nice design and a good solution
I like it

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#10 posted 11-20-2014 07:52 PM

Another great job Sam. Well done

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#11 posted 11-21-2014 12:20 AM

Very NICE Sam…

She will LOVE it!!

COOL design!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#12 posted 11-21-2014 12:36 AM

Great looking and very useful project, Sam!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#13 posted 11-21-2014 02:05 AM

Another great design & build from the Sam studio :)
Well done mate

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#14 posted 11-21-2014 02:29 AM

Great build Sam

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#15 posted 11-23-2014 07:11 AM

Well done!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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