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Project by dustynewt posted 01-03-2011 12:12 PM 1184 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are a smaller version of my standard keychain. They measure approximately 7/16×1/4” and are as long as each name works out, usually 1.5 – 2.5”.

The ones pictured here, in order are Cumaru, Zebrawood, Red Oak, Madrone, Walnut and Mesquite. They are used for key tags, zipper pulls, dog tags, and on backpacks and luggage.

I primarily use my old Sears 12” band saw with a 1/8” blade with an occasional cut on my scroll saw. With lots of minute filing and sanding.

I really enjoy doing these. I now regularly stock 18+ different domestic and exotic woods for these and my standard keychains.

-- Peace in Wood ~

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#1 posted 01-03-2011 04:07 PM

I like them. Looks like they would take more patience than I can muster.

-- Kate,

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#2 posted 01-03-2011 06:17 PM

That is some mighty fine detail.
Nice work!

-- Eric down in sunny Florida.

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#3 posted 01-04-2011 03:54 AM

Very Nice.

-- Jimmy "Handi" Warner,,, Twitter: @Handisworkshop, @HandisCreations

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