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Project by Halc posted 02-15-2017 02:58 PM 505 views 2 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have made a few of these napkin holders to give as gifts. This one is for my neighbor. My main shop is in my unheated garage, so a project like this allows me to do most of the work in my basement during the cold months of the year. It’s a good way to practice cutting dovetails by hand and a good way to use scraps. This one was finished with BLO and wax.





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jayseedub

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#1 posted 02-15-2017 02:59 PM

Very nice dovetails—looks like the practice is working!!

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#2 posted 02-15-2017 03:03 PM

Great dovetails!! What’s wrong with a cold shop? I’ve worked in my shop when the thermometer dropped below 29° … LOL!

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  Knowing how to use a tool is more important than the tool in and of itself.

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#3 posted 02-15-2017 03:22 PM

Nice little winter project! Keeps you in practice for the larger projects during the warmer part of the year.

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