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Project by YorkshireStewart posted 06-18-2010 12:25 PM 2587 views 10 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

No piece of interesting wood is too small to be used for something! That’s why my workshop and woodstore become dreadfully cluttered with offcuts. These little items are not going to make any noticeable difference to the clutter, but I’m delighted with the result.

The slightly tapered one hangs on a Sterling silver hallmarked chain as a pendant and holds 4GB of memory. The other one is on a fabric lanyard and has 8GB.

Am I allowed to say they’re listed on http://www.folksy.com/shops/TreeGems ? If not, let me know & I’ll remove the reference.

-- Res severa verum gaudium - True pleasure is a serious business. http://www.folksy.com/shops/TreeGems





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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#1 posted 06-18-2010 01:00 PM

Very unique Stewart.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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#2 posted 06-18-2010 01:24 PM

Now I know why we hang on to those scraps.

That s an eye catching piece and well made.

-- When you know better you do better.

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SPalm

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#3 posted 06-18-2010 01:55 PM

Hey Stewart!

Wow, that is some Fancy cutting. The glue ups must have been fun. Good job.

I know what you mean about the name of these things. At work here we have settled on the name Flash Drive. And we are executed if we call them anything else in our documentation.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#4 posted 06-18-2010 02:15 PM

My gosh, Stewart. That’s taking the use of scraps to the extreme! They are quite beautiful and unique.

Next you’ll be making things out of sawdust!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Karson

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#5 posted 06-18-2010 02:45 PM

A very creative project. Definitely better looking than the plastic kind.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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mrg

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#6 posted 06-18-2010 03:09 PM

Very cool. You will always know which drive is yours when working in a group.

-- mrg

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BritBoxmaker

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#7 posted 06-18-2010 03:40 PM

Beautiful work, Stewart.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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#8 posted 06-18-2010 03:42 PM

I love them

Thanks

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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ianlee74

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#9 posted 06-18-2010 04:07 PM

Wow…. You are much more patient than me. How did you glue up that web work in the walnut(?) area in the lower right?

-- Ian, Tennessee

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#10 posted 06-18-2010 04:12 PM

Cool

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#11 posted 06-18-2010 04:39 PM

I always love to see your work. You have a style in your art I can really appreciate.
Great looking drives; or as notottoman said – jewelry.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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MrsN

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#12 posted 06-18-2010 05:33 PM

These are beautiful! I love the colors and the patterns!!

-- ----- www.KNWoodworking.com ----- --

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blockhead

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#13 posted 06-18-2010 05:41 PM

Very cool! That’s one of the most unique things (if not the most) I’ve seen here on LJ’s. I could go for a tutorial as well. Would love to see the glue up.

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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#14 posted 06-18-2010 05:55 PM

Looks great!

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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#15 posted 06-18-2010 07:21 PM

This is stunning! It will look good on my laptop. I don’t think I have the patience to do all those mini cuts and glue ups.

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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