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Project by DocK16 posted 12-18-2007 06:52 AM 2962 views 5 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Not much time to start any big projects over the Holidays so I thought I would dig thru the shorts box and try some of those pencil holders Spagnolo was showing how to build last month. I thought using tape to assemble instead of clamps was a neat idea that worked better than expected. http://thewoodwhisperer.com/category/videos/ A nice quick Christmas gift. Walnut base and birdseye maple.

-- Common sense is so rare anymore when you do see it, it looks like pure genius.





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thewoodwhisperer

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#1 posted 12-18-2007 09:45 AM

Excellent work DocK! There will be some happy recipients on Christmas Day!

-- For free video tutorials and other cool woodworking stuff, check out http://www.TheWoodWhisperer.com

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#2 posted 12-18-2007 11:23 AM

They look very nice. You’ll make some people happy with them.

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#3 posted 12-18-2007 12:09 PM

Nice job – looks just some nice stocking stuffers/gifts

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#4 posted 12-18-2007 12:25 PM

Those turned out nice Doc.

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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#5 posted 12-18-2007 02:17 PM

why look at that…. a bunch of presents.. just like that!
pretty cool

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

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snowdog

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#6 posted 12-18-2007 03:00 PM

I enjoy watching Marc S he makes it fun. And now you have a bunch of nice Christmas gifts.

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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Jiri Parkman

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#7 posted 12-18-2007 03:13 PM

It is a realy good inspiration. Thank you.

-- Jiri

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TomFran

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#8 posted 12-18-2007 03:21 PM

Way to go, Dock! Those are really nice. That is a great idea for Christmas gifts. I’m going to put these on my “to do” list. Thanks for sharing!

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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CharlieM1958

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#9 posted 12-18-2007 04:20 PM

Great idea for quick gifts!

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

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USCJeff

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#10 posted 12-20-2007 10:40 PM

My first thoughts about a pencil holder podcast was, “boring”. Marc makes them engaging, however. I’m close to being done with a few of these myself. Like you said, the shorts pile is all you need. Well done

-- Jeff, South Carolina

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Matt (Upper Cut)

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#11 posted 12-21-2007 05:59 AM

I am making my wife’s tomorrow, but I’ll make it long with about 3 compartments. It’ll be the first project I post to lumberjocks, so look for it! (wow I hope I don’t screw up now)

-- Matt Gradwohl, Upper Cut Woodworks, http://uppercutwoodworks.com/

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#12 posted 12-21-2007 06:13 AM

A great way to use up smaller pieces of good looking wood, very nice!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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Karson

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#13 posted 12-21-2007 06:23 AM

Great job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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#14 posted 03-05-2008 06:15 PM

looks great. the wood whisperer looks happy too. i love that maple.

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