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Project by Roger posted 09-25-2016 03:04 PM 1202 views 4 times favorited 31 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Fashioned from a revolver cylinder, this is 2 hunks of Oak and laminated together, then turned round, about 3 3/4”, parting off the bottom for the base. A little carving with a Foredom and Dremal, and a big round hand file, then a bit of burning for highlights, and also added a pin so it would spin. Finished w/3 coats of waterbased Minwax Poly. Also, the center clear tube houses a bullet letter opener. (also from Oak) Thnx for checking in and giving it the good/bad/ugly. Happy Sunday.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com





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Jim Bertelson

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#1 posted 09-25-2016 03:07 PM

Clever and functional, Roger. There are a lot of people who would like those as gifts, I would think.

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#2 posted 09-25-2016 03:09 PM

Beautiful design, especialy those edge slots – very unique.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 09-25-2016 03:11 PM

Looks great Roger

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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lew

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#4 posted 09-25-2016 03:12 PM

Sweet! Glad you showed how you did the edge slots. That was the first “how’d he do that” question I had when I saw the first picture.

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

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jaykaypur

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#5 posted 09-25-2016 03:16 PM

Now THAT is a great desk top accessory! Nice job. Love it.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#6 posted 09-25-2016 03:25 PM

Very nice

-- Pete in NC

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#7 posted 09-25-2016 03:35 PM

Very nice Roger! I think it makes a statement…the metal version may be close by!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#8 posted 09-25-2016 03:48 PM

Cool holder Roger.

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#9 posted 09-25-2016 03:48 PM

VERY NICE , ROGER.
I HAVE A PLAN TO MAKE A LAMP WITH A SCALED 5 HOLE CYLINDER OF S&W 500. I MEASURED ONE AT THE SILVER BULLET STORE

NICE WORK ON THAT HOLDER

JIM

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

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#10 posted 09-25-2016 04:16 PM

Very clever. Nice job, I like it! ;-)

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Diggerjacks

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#11 posted 09-25-2016 04:38 PM

Hello Roger

Good work

Design unique

I like it

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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tyvekboy

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#12 posted 09-25-2016 05:00 PM

Too cool Roger. Thanks for sharing

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#13 posted 09-25-2016 05:03 PM

Color me IMPRESSED! Coolest pencil holder I’ve seen !

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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helluvawreck

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#14 posted 09-25-2016 05:06 PM

This is nice simple and practical. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#15 posted 09-25-2016 05:45 PM

I like that!

-- "Duck and Bob would be out doin some farming with funny hats on." chrisstef

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