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Project by Will Stokes posted 12-10-2009 05:16 PM 1927 views 4 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just finished 26 stocking stuffers. I used the alternative design shown in Wood Magazine’s November, 2007 (No. 180) issue. For wood I used thin rips of hard maple, cherry, mahogany and a short cutoff of cedar I had laying around. Working on tiny projects like these really makes you work hard to get every joint as tight as you can. By slicing each key chain off in the end with the bandsaw I didn’t lose much to saw kerf and ended up with far more then I originally planned.





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xylosapiens

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#1 posted 12-10-2009 06:44 PM

I imagine you will make some folk happy this Xmas.

-- Alejandro Moreno alias xylosapiens, CANARY ISLANDS

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#2 posted 12-10-2009 09:05 PM

Great idea for scrap, thanks for sharing

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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#3 posted 12-10-2009 11:37 PM

awesome.
and thanks for the series of photos ..

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#4 posted 03-05-2010 08:31 AM

Those are really quite nice. They look much more complicated when finished.

-- "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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