Nautical Napkin Holder

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Project by jbschutz posted 07-27-2011 04:53 PM 3531 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Nautical Napkin Holder – A boating friend asked if I could come up with a holder that would keep the napkins from flying around in the wind while he is boating. I wanted something simple, but with a “nautical” stamp on it. The hold-down arm features a carved maple anchor and is heavy enough to hold the napkins in place. The box is made from African Cherry; a wood that should hold up to the rigors of boating. I finished everything in outdoor poly.

-- jbschutz

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#1 posted 07-27-2011 05:00 PM

Now that’s the difference between you and me….I would have told him to stop eating with napkins when it’s windy.

Your design lends itself nicely to picnic tables & other outdoor events – I can see this become an oft-requested item.


-- make it safe & keep the rubber side down.

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#2 posted 07-27-2011 06:31 PM

Nice design and build. I see the arm is up in the second pic—is the hinge sprung, or just tight?

-- Tom

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#3 posted 07-27-2011 07:44 PM

Cool project, that’s one project that is sure to go places, thanks for sharing

-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing

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#4 posted 07-27-2011 08:54 PM

Very creative piece. Thanks for sharing.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#5 posted 07-28-2011 08:03 AM

Great design!, and going into my to-do-list. Thank you for sharing.

-- Efe Yaparoglu ,Izmir.... Not getting what u wished is a sign that there is something better behind.

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#6 posted 07-28-2011 02:37 PM

Nice job!! Great idea.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#7 posted 07-28-2011 03:13 PM

That will definitely work….. Good stuff….

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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