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More bookmarks that I have been playing with…..... it’s amazing how many color combinations you can come up with !
Same dimensions: 6-1/4” x 1-3/8” x 1/16” and finished with Danish and Black Bison Wax.

From Left to Right:
Canarywood & Purpleheart
Curly Maple & Ebony
Caribbean Rosewood, Yellowheart & Bloodwood
Zebrawood, Bloodwood & Ebony
Zebrawood, Bloodwood & Curly Maple
Yellowheart, Purpleheart & Bloodwood

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks, http://majesticeagleww.etsy.com/, http://www.flickr.com/photos/majesticeagle/





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MShort

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#1 posted 01-26-2010 06:21 AM

Great idea. I really like your choice of color match it draws your attention to them.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 01-26-2010 06:35 AM

Really nice book marks.

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#3 posted 01-26-2010 06:45 AM

Those are very nice bookmarks and a great way to use up some lumber scraps too..

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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robert triplett

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#4 posted 01-26-2010 06:59 AM

I like them! I teach second grade. I made hall passes that are similar and the kids love them. The Danish Oil is so smooth. I might make a bookmark like these for each of them. Maybe a message or name on each??
Robert

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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Napaman

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#5 posted 01-26-2010 07:14 AM

they look like miniature surfboards from the 1950’s…

BEAUTIFUL…

Matt

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#6 posted 01-26-2010 07:29 AM

Very cool Gene.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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scrappy

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#7 posted 01-26-2010 08:00 AM

Great way to use up those scraps. Lots of nice color combos.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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degoose

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#8 posted 01-26-2010 11:35 AM

A little smaller than my bagguettes boards… I will definitely try them next time I have some time

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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SgtSnafu

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#9 posted 01-26-2010 03:14 PM

I really like the color combinations – Well Done…

Thank you for sharing

-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC

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Douglas Bordner

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#10 posted 01-26-2010 03:50 PM

I’m right there with Matt. These are beautiful, Gene.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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David- Johston, IA

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#11 posted 01-26-2010 05:48 PM

What a great idea and a great way to use leftovers. They kinda look like surfboards from my youth.

-- David from Johnston, IA - The four most expensive words in woodworking: "I can fix that..."

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Dave Owen

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#12 posted 01-26-2010 06:43 PM

Beautiful – and the color combinations are excellent.

-- Dave O.

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#13 posted 01-26-2010 11:39 PM

“Surf City , here we come ” ...oops , sorry ….they’re bookmarks : ) Great job on all of them !

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Ken90712

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#14 posted 07-03-2010 11:26 AM

What a great idea! Very neat!

A buddy of mine makes surf boards like these and a rack. Funny thing was I had to tell him what a 5 stringer was along with scag LOL

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

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rance

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#15 posted 07-27-2011 12:43 AM

These are ALL very nice Gene.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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