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Project by terrilynne posted 05-30-2011 12:46 AM 1772 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Every now and then I like to take a break from Intarsia. Mike has my wooden store bought silverware strainer on his bench and uses it to hold his pencils and such. I wanted one too! So what does a woodworking gal do? Make one, a better one, a Pretty one! Then I made another one! And so the addiction begins.
pic #5 is the store bought that inspired me.

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!





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Jack Barnhill

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#1 posted 05-30-2011 01:01 AM

Nice looking design and useful too! I could stand to make a couple of these myself, one for the shop and one for the desk.

-- Best regards, Jack -- I may not be good, but I'm slow -- www.BarnhillWoodworks.com

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skips

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#2 posted 05-30-2011 01:13 AM

Nice, I like it.

-- skip I'm a maine maniac

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BarbS

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#3 posted 05-30-2011 01:23 AM

Very Classy! I’ll bet your husband will be jealous. Or, one will disappear. Nicely done!

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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Roger

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#4 posted 05-30-2011 02:16 PM

really nifty design, and a great way to spiff up a holder

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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BritBoxmaker

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#5 posted 05-30-2011 03:17 PM

Hmm interesting designs there, Terri. I especially like the one on the left. Something about the difference in triangle height gives it something extra. Good post.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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michelletwo

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#6 posted 05-30-2011 06:05 PM

wow, those triangles really jazz up a utilitarian box. cool idea.

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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GlenGuarino

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#7 posted 05-30-2011 07:47 PM

Both very nice, but my fav may be the one on the left. I also like using a combination of woods to add interest.

-- http://www.guarinofurnituredesigns.com/

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Woodenwizard

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#8 posted 05-30-2011 11:53 PM

A little change of pace never hurt anyone. As long as you didn’t get a splinter. A simple project nicely done.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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degoose

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#9 posted 06-07-2011 09:43 AM

I would think that these have a southwestern feel to them…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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KoryK

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#10 posted 06-13-2011 04:16 AM

Very nice work, I like the theme!

-- If you not making sawdust, your probably wasting your time. Kory

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