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Ear Ring and Necklace Stand

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Project by robert triplett posted 12-04-2010 08:30 AM 1618 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have made some Ear Ring Stands for sale at craft shows. I was asked to make a bigger one for a person’s mother. She has about 20 earring and necklace sets. Redwood Burl from Larry Dubia in Santa Cruz area. Curly Big leaf maple from John Ormsby in Sacramento. Both fellow Lumberjocks. Great ideas and great wood from people on this site!!
I used Watco Danish Oil for the finish. The pegs are for cribbage boards that I have not completed. (too many design changes) Can anyone spot the big goof I did when I put this together? This comes from rushing and not taking time to step back and look at the project before the glue sets up.
Robert

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!





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RonPeters

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#1 posted 12-04-2010 09:30 AM

Nice job. Some jewels would spice it up a bit…!

-- “Once more unto the breach, dear friends...” Henry V - Act III, Scene I

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#2 posted 12-04-2010 09:45 AM

Looks good. Bet my wife would like that :-))

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#3 posted 12-04-2010 04:05 PM

Good job!! Very useful.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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WoodenFrog

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#4 posted 12-04-2010 09:26 PM

Man! That is some pretty burl! Great work!
No I can’t spot the mess up!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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Joedcatman

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#5 posted 12-04-2010 10:09 PM

Got the bottom cross piece in backwards didn’t cha? Still looks great! I’m thinking it will get passed down in the family as an heirloom for many generations.

-- JoeR Nothing that I could make will ever be perfect but I'll use it anyway.

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#6 posted 12-05-2010 05:12 AM

Nice, love that wood!

-- Jim, Nebraska

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robert triplett

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#7 posted 12-05-2010 07:22 AM

Thanks for the comments. I offset one of the rows of pegs to be in the middle slat, but I put it in the bottom space. The buyer didn’t mind. They like it and the wood choices. they asked if I had any more!

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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