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Letter opener is African Blackwood with a slice of Oak. Finished with Hut friction wax.
-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com
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#1 posted 02-15-2011 03:47 AM
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#2 posted 02-15-2011 03:50 AM
I really like that. That’s a nice way to add an interesting look.
Where did you get the hardware for this?
-- Glen, Pennsylvania, Colossians 3:23 "Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men."
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#3 posted 02-15-2011 03:54 AM
youv’e told a nice picture story with it Roger, nice job
-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got
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#4 posted 02-15-2011 03:58 AM
Been busy i see lately Roger, nice work on a simple tool, impresive
-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --
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#5 posted 02-15-2011 03:06 PM
The contrasting wood really is beautiful! What a nice and elegant project.
-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"
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#6 posted 02-15-2011 07:59 PM
Beautiful job on that opener!!!!!!!!
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
#7 posted 02-16-2011 02:34 AM
thnx for all the kind words everyone. I appreciate it. was an experimental, and fun little project. GLEN: Penn State Industries is where I got the opener kit. You just have to supply the wood
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#8 posted 02-27-2011 04:27 PM
Roger, this is awesome. the shape and the color contrast make it unique. Good idea for a gift to loves ones.
Thanks for sharing.
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