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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 10-14-2018 12:08 AM 679 views 0 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The girl that cuts my hair said she was looking for a purse hook for her daughter ( Kimberly) that could be hooked over a door and could not find one anywhere.. I told her I would see what I could do. Well, I made it a bit more. I made the steel hook 5” wide at the top so it would not easily swing and added her name with my duplicator and put a small box on the bottom with a tray on the top for personal stuff….Oh and a purse hook on the bottom. I hope she likes it.

It is made from walnut and finished with clear lacquer.

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!





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ralbuck

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#1 posted 10-14-2018 12:22 AM

Looks great.
I am sure she will love it.
I like the dowel fastening as a neat trick too.

I saw some auto body shop hammer there?

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

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#2 posted 10-14-2018 12:43 AM

Nice one Jim

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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woodshaver Tony C

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#3 posted 10-14-2018 12:51 AM

My first time hearing the term “Purse Hook”. The learning never stops :)
Was this a surprise for her? I’m sure she will love this! Nice work Jim!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#4 posted 10-14-2018 01:14 AM

Very good Jim…

I didn’t know there was such a thing for purses… Looks good!

You really personalized it nicely… she will like it!

-- 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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#5 posted 10-14-2018 01:15 AM

Very Nice!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#6 posted 10-14-2018 02:01 AM

Clever. I’ve never seen/heard of one before but I am pretty sure you nailed it.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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#7 posted 10-14-2018 07:02 AM

very nice,mate
She will like it for sure

-- bambi

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#8 posted 10-14-2018 10:15 AM

nice design Jim -

some day I’d like to see your aesenal of tools, it seems there’s nothing you can’t bend, weld, curve or engineer.

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#9 posted 10-14-2018 12:50 PM

Nice one Jim. I think the personnel storage box will be a hit.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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lew

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#10 posted 10-14-2018 01:40 PM

Cool idea, Jim!

I, too, hope she likes it.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#11 posted 10-14-2018 02:04 PM

You are a good man Jim. You hear people have a need and you do something about it. Nice job on the purse hook.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#12 posted 10-14-2018 02:36 PM

You went the second mile as they say and gave her a real bonus.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#13 posted 10-14-2018 03:33 PM

Thanks for all the nice comments.

Hi Dick, I have my shops on the tab for workshops here on LJ’s but I have a lot of special tools buried in those cabinets and drawers. Here is the one tool, that I made when I was a toolmaker, that I use often to bend steel pieces accurately and square. It is a 6” wide mini brake die that fits in my vise. It is made from 4140 brake die steel and has the V surfaces ground to shape. I made that when I had access to lot of nice machines/grinders. I used it to form that top bracket that goes over the door.

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#14 posted 10-14-2018 03:54 PM

Nice work!

-- Keith, Norfolk England. Why Burn it when you can Turn it??!!

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#15 posted 10-14-2018 06:03 PM

Nice work Jim. Wow, your versatile skills are amazing! Congrats on the Daily top 3. Well deserved.

-- Tim in Tucson

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