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Nautical Napkin Holder

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Project by jbschutz posted 1122 days ago 2535 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 www.johnschutz.com





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WhiskeyWaters

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#1 posted 1122 days ago

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.

—WW

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

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Tomw

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#2 posted 1122 days ago

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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itsmic

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#3 posted 1122 days ago

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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cajunpen

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#4 posted 1122 days ago

Very creative piece. Thanks for sharing.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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alekhine

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#5 posted 1122 days ago

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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workerinwood

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#6 posted 1121 days ago

Nice job!! Great idea.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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Maveric777

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#7 posted 1121 days ago

That will definitely work….. Good stuff….

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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