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Project by Daiku posted 07-22-2010 04:40 PM 2021 views 20 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this napkin ring set a couple of years ago. It’s kind of a puzzle since each napkin ring has it’s own place in the holder, hence I numbered the pieces. The only catch is that I numbered them with Chinese characters :-) ( I did put a conversion chart on the back). This piece is made of maple (core) walnut (outer sandwich pieces) and cherry (laminate). The box measures 14” X 7” X 1 1/2”.

I’ve been asked in previous postings if they could copy my work. My feeling is that there are very few “unique” ideas out there and that all my ideas were inspired by something that I’ve seen. So I encourage you to use my interpretations. The only thing that I ask is that if you copy them verbatim, please do so for non-profit purposes since many of these pieces are for sale in the marketplace.

Thanks for viewing,

-- Cal Noguchi





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Flemming

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#1 posted 07-22-2010 05:02 PM

silky smooth, slick and elegant as usual :D great work man!! wonderful.

-- Flemming. It's only a mistake if you can't fix it.

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RobS

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#2 posted 07-22-2010 05:08 PM

Very unique. Well thought out, thanks for sharing.

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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richgreer

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#3 posted 07-22-2010 05:11 PM

Very nice.

What a great gift idea.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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majeagle1

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#4 posted 07-22-2010 05:33 PM

Very neat idea Cal, ......... great design and wood combination.

I may be “inspired” by your desing to make one for my daughter…....... Thanks for sharing !

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks, http://majesticeagleww.etsy.com/, http://www.flickr.com/photos/majesticeagle/

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Will Stokes

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#5 posted 07-22-2010 05:39 PM

I really like a number of clever things you did here. I really need to try out one of these semi-bent laminations some time, you can really create neat patterns and draw with the wood. Well done.

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grizzman

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#6 posted 07-22-2010 07:31 PM

these make for a very nice presentation at the diner table..very nice work indeed

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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HokieMojo

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#7 posted 07-22-2010 08:16 PM

wow, this is fantastic!!!

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Time2beupinAZ

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#8 posted 07-22-2010 08:53 PM

Very fine work. I like it.

-- Tim - I usally measure twice after I cut......then I know for sure that I cut it short.....

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fineamerican

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#9 posted 07-22-2010 10:26 PM

As always you never fail to show utmost creativety and style…very cool

-- John A. Thomas, South Carolina, www.thomaswoodworker.com

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tyskkvinna

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#10 posted 07-22-2010 10:30 PM

I really love this… the overall piece is just so elegant. Amazing. :)

-- Lis - Michigan - http://www.missmooseart.com - https://www.etsy.com/people/lisbokt

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MsDebbieP

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#11 posted 07-23-2010 12:10 AM

this is SO cool ..
question: does it .. or could it .. hang on a wall?

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Rotceh

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#12 posted 07-23-2010 01:15 AM

fine work

-- Work is my road to knowledge,Curiosity is my fellow traveler. El trabajo es mi camino al conocimiento, la curiosidad es mi compañero de viaje. Héctor

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#13 posted 07-23-2010 09:05 AM

Very good idea for birthday or aniversary present

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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wseand

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#14 posted 07-23-2010 09:44 AM

Spectacular piece, just like all the rest. Great job.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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