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Project by elin posted 06-22-2009 03:32 PM 1347 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

For this simple project, i had tons of coloured pencils kicking around my house, all in different rooms. It was always a nightmare to find the right colour on project night. So I had a waste piece of mahogany in the basement and drilled it out with my drill press and voila…now the coloured pencils and all in one place. It is approx 3 ’ wide.

Kids love it…and it looks great on the top of my black piano.

I finished it with Antique Oil Finish.

-- "Always keep your pencil sharp and ready"





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Derrek LeRouax

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#1 posted 06-22-2009 04:28 PM

My son would have a field day with all those colors. Simple, yet prefect. Kudos.

-- Derrek L.

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#2 posted 06-22-2009 04:54 PM

Simplle but effective well done

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elin

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#3 posted 06-22-2009 06:21 PM

It funny, since i made this thing, when done, the kids are compelled to put their pencils back it in. I like that.
Elin

-- "Always keep your pencil sharp and ready"

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scrappy

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#4 posted 06-23-2009 01:51 AM

Anything that comes out as elegant as that pencil holder is not a ”waste of mahogany”.

Fantastic job! I bet by the end you were getting tired of looking at holes! haha

Keep up the great work.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#5 posted 06-23-2009 02:11 AM

What a great idea.

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Vince

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#6 posted 06-23-2009 12:20 PM

Elin
That is what I need for my son…he is compelled to leave his pencils on the coffee table or the floor.
This is a great idea.

-- Vince

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#7 posted 07-16-2009 09:14 PM

Great idea Elin!

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

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elin

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#8 posted 07-16-2009 11:22 PM

I have made one more of these in my shop since. Thanks Tomakazi!

-- "Always keep your pencil sharp and ready"

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