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Pencil Case for Grand Son

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Project by Knappen posted 10-23-2016 01:03 PM 1302 views 6 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My grandson is very fond of drawing and coloring his drawings, so I thought I’d make a pencil case with pencils for his 6’th birthday.
It is made of Elm and assembled with glue and dowels.

Praise and criticism are welcome.

-- Knappen aka Ole - I have to try everything at least once.





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#1 posted 10-23-2016 01:32 PM

Nice box, I bet this will be a memory for life time.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 10-23-2016 04:29 PM

That’s a real dandy. He’s going to love it.

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#3 posted 10-23-2016 04:49 PM

Attractive, useful and also well made!

-- just rjR

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#4 posted 10-28-2016 08:06 AM

Ole, this is a nice job. The finger pull is especially nice. I like this traditional style of pencil case. There are some tricky steps in making these. It looks like yours will hold quite a few pencils. I am sure your grandson will enjoy using the box and the pencils. May I suggest that telling readers the dimensions of your work helps us get a better idea of scale. This is a link to a posting where I made a similar box if you would like to share ideas. Keep boxing and keep posting. Projects for grandsons are the best.

-- Big Al in IN

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Knappen

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#5 posted 10-28-2016 09:17 AM

Thanks for your comments.

Boxguy – You make really awesome boxes.

The dimensions is:
l = 265 mm – 10½”
w = 65 mm – 2½”
h = 55 mm – 2”

The goal was that it should hold at least 24 color pencils.

-- Knappen aka Ole - I have to try everything at least once.

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