LumberJocks

List Maker

  • Advertise with us
Project by Steve Griffin posted 01-18-2009 03:26 AM 1645 views 14 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made one of these way back in high school for my Mom. Somehow she lost it or it got broken and she really wanted another one for her birthday. I still have lots of Sapelli left overs from my uncle so I used some of the more visually appealing pieces for this. I used box joint construction. I just traced a 12 french curve tool to make a place for the pen/pencil to rest. It holds regular adding machine paper and there is a little coping saw blade at the bottom to tear off the paper.

-- Steve, Beaverton, OR sgriffin44@yahoo.com





8 comments so far

View lightweightladylefty's profile

lightweightladylefty

2679 posts in 2408 days


#1 posted 01-18-2009 04:06 AM

I love it! We made some very simple holders for the children in our after-school Bible club to paint and assemble. I wanted one for our kitchen but didn’t really want it painted on poplar. Thanks for the inspiration.

How do you change the paper roll?

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

View Karson's profile

Karson

34891 posts in 3096 days


#2 posted 01-18-2009 04:09 AM

A great looking job. Is there a pencil holder or pen holder attached to it?

I love the flatsawn Sapele.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

View ShannonRogers's profile

ShannonRogers

540 posts in 2484 days


#3 posted 01-18-2009 06:11 AM

i should make one of these for my wife, but then my lists would never get completed. I should make one and put only 10” of paper on it.

-- The Hand Tool School is Open for Business! Check out my blog and podcast "The Renaissance Woodworker" at www.renaissancewoodworker.com

View Steve Griffin's profile

Steve Griffin

26 posts in 2380 days


#4 posted 01-18-2009 07:15 AM

I routed a 3/8” wide 1/4” deep grooves down the the inside of the walls. This allows a 3/8” dowel to slide in and out to replace the paper roll. The pencil holder is in the design where the wall hooks at the botttom. It allows you to rest a pencil/pen across the two walls.

-- Steve, Beaverton, OR sgriffin44@yahoo.com

View John Gray's profile

John Gray

2370 posts in 2581 days


#5 posted 01-18-2009 07:26 PM

Beautiful and the wood too.

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

View dustygirl's profile

dustygirl

862 posts in 2424 days


#6 posted 01-18-2009 07:34 PM

What a great idea.Nice looking holder.

-- Dustygirl..Hastings,Ontario.. How much wood can 1 gal chuck if 1 gal can't cut wood?

View woodspyder's profile

woodspyder

80 posts in 2326 days


#7 posted 06-25-2009 11:22 AM

Nice job, looks good.

When I first read it my eyes skipped around. I thought it was a toilette tissue despinser, and was wondering “man what kind of TP do you use that you need a cutter for it?” LOL

-- Measure three times, cut twice.

View WistysWoodWorkingWonders's profile

WistysWoodWorkingWonders

11908 posts in 1853 days


#8 posted 01-28-2010 10:45 PM

very nice project.. have this on my list, but have never gotten around to it… nice wood you used on it…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase