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Project by TheDane posted 08-01-2017 02:24 AM 1362 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Earring holders for upcoming holiday gifts and maybe some future craft shows.

The bases are cut to hold rings, etc., and the tops are drilled to hold earrings.

The smaller one holds 12 pair of earrings and is made from cherry … the larger one holds 18 pair of earrings and is made from walnut. Finish was done with Yorkshire Grit and Hampshire Sheen.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"





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ralbuck

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#1 posted 08-01-2017 04:55 AM

Both are very pretty; should make some ladies happy.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#2 posted 08-01-2017 06:35 AM

Very nice design Gerry.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#3 posted 08-01-2017 07:20 AM

Very cool and elegant design.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 08-01-2017 03:44 PM

Gerry, these earring holders are so nice and beautifully done. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#5 posted 08-01-2017 04:47 PM

Very nice Gerry….thank God my wife does’t look on this site!!
Mike

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#6 posted 08-01-2017 08:06 PM

WOW!

What a COOL unique design!

OOOOOooooo…..

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#7 posted 08-02-2017 02:27 AM

Those are so cool! Is each turned from a single piece? Or are they multiple parts attached together?

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#8 posted 08-02-2017 03:03 AM

Those are so cool! Is each turned from a single piece? Or are they multiple parts attached together?

- Jeremymcon

Each consists of four parts … base, post, top. and finial.

Assembled with mortise & tenon glue joints.

Solid blocks that size aren’t easy to come by and would waste a lot of wood. Using flat stock, these can be made fairly economically.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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