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Project by Sam Shakouri posted 06-03-2016 04:13 AM 1540 views 6 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

5 minute project that solves a windy day problem for book reading lovers. Simple, easy to make and very handy. Also, it can be a good present for friends.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#1 posted 06-03-2016 04:26 AM

Simple yet elegant

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#2 posted 06-03-2016 05:11 AM

Very handy reading tool, good for present, I agree. You made it very well. I made a few also in some of my previous post, very fun and easy to make.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 06-03-2016 05:26 AM

Neat idea Sam, would a handy little memento to give to a visitor or friend.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#4 posted 06-03-2016 06:09 AM

Hey Sam, it even suits left handers like me!.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#5 posted 06-03-2016 06:19 AM

Good going Sam, can you make me one for my iPad?

-- There is always an opportunity to learn. . . .Steve Mcgrady. . Sydney, Australia.

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#6 posted 06-03-2016 09:11 AM

Steve, Yes, I can, if you turn some whiskey for me.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#7 posted 06-03-2016 11:31 AM

Sam,it’s a perfect gift for your wife,when she read the book….she keep quiet…heheeh
I made one for my wife and it wooooorks
have a nice day

-- bambi

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#8 posted 06-03-2016 12:18 PM

Looks good Sam.

-- Mike The Termite ~~~~~ Working safely may get old, but so do those who practice it.

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#9 posted 06-03-2016 12:57 PM

Simple and effective..Nice, Sam!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#10 posted 06-03-2016 02:03 PM

Now that’s just plain cool, Sam!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#11 posted 06-03-2016 02:17 PM

I’m like, thx for sharing.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#12 posted 06-03-2016 07:37 PM

Gotta love this one Sam, sooo simple :)

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#13 posted 06-05-2016 04:23 AM

Steve Goode has these on his blog Scrollsaw Workshop, did you use a scrollsaw to make yours?

-- I may be slow, but I'm easy to stop!!!

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#14 posted 06-05-2016 07:18 AM

No, I drilled the hole, draw the outer shape around the hole, cut it out away of the line by band saw and used grinder to smoothen and some hand sanding. It was ready. When I showed it to a friend, he asked me for it. I gave it to him and went to make another one. As easy as that.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#15 posted 07-02-2016 07:05 PM

I’ve been making these for friends and family. It’s nice to see something so simple take off.

-- Cheers and God Bless

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