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Project by vind posted 04-22-2016 10:42 AM 1091 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Napkin holders and trays for everyone. First pic is Eastern maple and cherry. Third pic is figured maple and cherry, walnut, paduk, purpleheart and mahogany.

And learned about compound angles and planing figured maple is tough without chunking it out.

-- a dull chisel is just a fancy screwdriver





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jeffswildwood

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#1 posted 04-22-2016 12:06 PM

Simple, yet effective and useful! I like these. Nice job and great use of scrap!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way thats says "I meant to do that".

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majuvla

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#2 posted 04-22-2016 12:14 PM

Very nice idea for napkins. Those trays are wonderfull.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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doubleDD

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#3 posted 04-22-2016 01:35 PM

That is a cool napkin holder. Usually they are upright, not flat. Unique. Very nice trays too.

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

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ChrisK

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#4 posted 04-22-2016 02:09 PM

Nice design, simple, clean and elegant.

-- Chris K

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woodchuckerNJ

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#5 posted 04-22-2016 03:08 PM

I like the design, like ChrisK said perfectly.

well done.

-- Jeff NJ

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 04-22-2016 03:36 PM

Good work,and creative design.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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ttocsmi

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#7 posted 04-22-2016 05:22 PM

Very nice. Where did you locate the metalwork?

-- Knight of Sufferlandria 2015

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vind

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#8 posted 04-22-2016 07:28 PM

Thanks everyone for the comments.

I got 3/16” rod at Rona (your Lowes/HD) and just cut with a dremel. Then spun them in the drill press and cleaned it up with 400 grit. The legs are from LV which I also spun and cleaned up in the drill press.


Very nice. Where did you locate the metalwork?

- ttocsmi


-- a dull chisel is just a fancy screwdriver

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