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Project by Robert Smith posted 09-19-2007 02:29 AM 1341 views 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my latest project,these were a special order.all i had to go by was an old photo.they are made from Black Walnut, the one sitting is 5 1/2 inches tall the other is 7 inches.[I was in a hurry or the sitting one would have been photoed agianst a blue background]

-- Robert,

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#1 posted 09-19-2007 02:37 AM

Neat project! Doing miniatures is precise work.

Very unique.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#2 posted 09-19-2007 03:02 AM

That is original. I have never saw thread holders like that. Amazing.

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#3 posted 09-19-2007 03:15 AM

Very cute -I suppose a larger version could be a tp holder

-- Marge, Colorado

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#4 posted 09-19-2007 04:04 AM

Very good Marge. A nice set of holders. If it was my daughters she’d want about 40 spools all visible at a time.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#5 posted 09-19-2007 05:34 AM

Hi Rob;

Wow, working that small is a bear huh!

That’s great work, and the fact it serves a purpose, should make them easy to sell if your able to produce them fast enough.

Nice Job;


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#6 posted 09-19-2007 05:38 AM

Hi Bob! This is wonderful! I love items that serve a purpose! I thought the second one was a tp holder, but now I realize is was a larger spool of thread. Great job! Danette

-- Dangee's Pyrography by Artist Danette Smith -

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#7 posted 09-19-2007 10:44 AM


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

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#8 posted 09-19-2007 12:00 PM

this would be so cute sitting on a side table – for those mending jobs while watching TV. It could sit out all the time .

Love them. Well done.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#9 posted 09-19-2007 06:34 PM

Brings a whole new meaning to “Thread-bear”. ha!

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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#12 posted 09-20-2007 03:09 AM

Pretty neat!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#13 posted 09-20-2007 02:00 PM

<laugh> Thread-bear , that is too funny. great project. Now how would you display 40 spools at one time, hmm :)

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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#14 posted 09-20-2007 02:33 PM

well, you could have a critter “squirrel-ling away” a spool…and…

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#15 posted 11-22-2007 12:54 AM

awesome , do you make something like this for yarn my wife knits

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