Challenge Coin Holders, part 2

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Project by PASs posted 02-06-2011 09:58 AM 1451 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Some more designs including a couple of slotted holders in bookmatched cuts and a three-piece set of holders and a change bowl.
This dunnage wood has some remarkable grain and is harder than oak.
But the dust is VERY irritating, I have to wear a dust mask and keep a fan blowing the dust away from me to avoid a nose-bleed.

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."

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#1 posted 02-06-2011 10:13 AM

wow nice turn and Thank you for your service.

-- life an woodworking is one big experiment

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#2 posted 02-06-2011 03:55 PM

Thanks for the look see! Having a few challenge coins stored in my memento draw, I think I will borrow your idea and get them out and display. As you know each one has a story behind it, I love to relive from time to time.

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 02-06-2011 06:20 PM

Very cool. Where does that wood come from?
have you thought of making refrigerator magnets with the small scraps?

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

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#4 posted 02-06-2011 11:27 PM

SWO Dog – - – We need to join up some time in the near future! Go Navy!

-- Max the "night janitor" at

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#5 posted 02-07-2011 05:30 AM

Jim, the wood is a mystery.
All I know is that it is dunnage for steel tower sections shipped in to the states from India.
The raw material is about 2 1/2 by 2 inches, 24 or 36 inches long.
I have a stack of it 3 by 3 by 7 feet tall in the shop.

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."

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