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A pair of Napkin Holders

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Project by cajunpen posted 04-02-2015 07:49 PM 1788 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Both of my Sons and their families are coming over for Easter Sunday dinner. We will be giving the grandchildren Easter gifts and we wanted to give the Sons and their Wives a little something also. I made these Napkin Holders for them. They are Walnut, Maple and Oak. I used the Bird Mouth Joinery method shown in the below video from David Henry.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jhRocsPHXgE

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/





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recycle1943

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#1 posted 04-02-2015 07:55 PM

Gheeeeezz – those are nice Bill
probably wouldn’t go for me being a long lost cousin huh ?

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#2 posted 04-02-2015 08:00 PM

Great job on these, Bill!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 04-02-2015 08:32 PM

I made some just like that 3 years ago but without the sides. Nice work.

-- Please help me help other Vets click..> http://www.gofundme.com/m1abko.....It is always the right time, to do the right thing.

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#4 posted 04-02-2015 08:33 PM

Great project! I am sure the kids will appreciate them.

-- "I love it when a plan comes together" John "Hannibal" Smith

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#5 posted 04-02-2015 08:52 PM

I would be proud to be a napkin in one of those! Nice job and thanks for the video!

-- Measure twice and cut once.....sneak up on it! Steve Lien

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#6 posted 04-02-2015 09:16 PM

That is awesome Bill…your sons are fortunate to get them…be sure to fill them with some easter candy…!

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#7 posted 04-02-2015 09:22 PM

I like these a lot Bill. If I hadn’t recently made one, I would be copying this. Nice wood combo. Did you cut a piece to fit in the bottom?

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#8 posted 04-02-2015 10:42 PM

wow bill, those are really nice looking, i think they will be the talk of the table…i might steal your design for my own kids and give them for christmas gifts…great job bill

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

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#9 posted 04-02-2015 11:08 PM

They look great Bill, your family will love them.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#10 posted 04-02-2015 11:22 PM

Very nice and I am sure the family’s will much appreciate them .

Happy Easter
Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#11 posted 04-03-2015 10:13 AM

Beautiful gifts. I am sure they will cherish them.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#12 posted 04-03-2015 11:58 AM

Luv em Bill. Those woods compliment each other so well i.m.o.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#13 posted 04-08-2015 07:44 PM

Great projects. Sorry I missed the party but see it received a well deserved DT3. Congratulations.

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

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