Neckties are a big hit for Christmas

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Project by dustmaker posted 12-27-2009 08:44 PM 2878 views 19 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Any woodworker would be proud to where a wooden tie when they go out on the town. I also discovered there were a few non woodworkers that really liked them. I made these and gave them out to the family for Christmas. They were all big hits. They were made out of cherry and walnut.

-- Dustmaker, Kansas

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#1 posted 12-27-2009 08:56 PM

Great Scott, just when you thought that you see it all! Nice work. Sounds like the makings of a how to blog?

-- For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16

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#2 posted 12-27-2009 09:00 PM

They look like something a stiff necked Baptist would wear!! lol

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#3 posted 12-27-2009 09:04 PM

LOL Great idea.

-- Mike ...Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction

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#4 posted 12-27-2009 09:24 PM

great looking I like them, that´s another thing for the LJ uniform beside the turned hat and the kilt
I now I have seen a how to do somewhere before but please a blog on it


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Bob A in NJ

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#5 posted 12-27-2009 09:49 PM

Do tell! Cool projects, how do they connect to each other and around the neck?

-- Bob A in NJ

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#6 posted 12-27-2009 10:12 PM

Great ties, but I’m glad I’m out of the necktie wearing business.

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#7 posted 12-27-2009 10:20 PM

I neglected to mention how the pieces are attached. I bored 1/8” hloe thru each piece on both sides of each piece. I then ran 1/8” round elastic thru the holes and made a loop to go around the neck. I attached a jewelry clasp so they can be taken off easily or you can pull over the top of your head. The bottom piece I only drill the hole approximately 3/4” of inch done and then drill a hole from the back side to bring the elastic out and then looped it back into the hole on the other side.

-- Dustmaker, Kansas

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#8 posted 12-27-2009 10:57 PM

Great idea – well done. If I ever wear a necktie again this is the kind of necktie I want to wear.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#10 posted 12-28-2009 01:50 AM

Awsome job, looks real good.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#11 posted 12-28-2009 09:02 AM

Those are WAY cool! Great job!

-- There is nothing in the world more dangerous, than a woodworker who knows how to read a micrometer...

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#12 posted 12-28-2009 03:46 PM

i think i now what my farther is getting for farthers day
thanks for sharing

-- self proclaimed copycat

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#13 posted 03-19-2010 06:33 PM

how about a bow tie :)

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#14 posted 03-25-2010 02:37 PM

It typically takes a shoe horn and a whip to get me into a tie, but I might actually volunteer to wear.

-- Every neighborhood has an eccentric neighbor. I wondered for years "who was ours?" Then I realized it was me.

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#15 posted 12-09-2011 06:05 AM

How do you link them together?
Dennis, do you have wooden kilts?

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

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