Crochet Hooks

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Project by ThreeJs posted 02-16-2008 07:07 PM 1734 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well Debbie asked for them, so I am posting some I randomly grabbed off the pile. Now that I am looking at them, I think I will go back out to the shop today, and do some turning…

Anyway, here are some pictures (some are a little blurry, sorry). These are made from cherry, walnut, maple, and a mystery wood that came from flooring cut offs. My favorite is the one on the left at the top of the page. I pushed the knot out after turning it. You cant see if from the picture, but the hole goes completely through the hook.


-- David, Charlotte NC

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#1 posted 02-16-2008 07:45 PM

Nice turnings. I bet they’d look real cool with a little silver or gemstone inlay too. It’s like your favorite one with the knot hole…That caught my eye as well. Makes it really unique. Would they also be as strong if the wood was laminated?

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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#2 posted 02-16-2008 07:48 PM

These are nice pieces. They make me want to go out into the shop and turn something too- and I don’t ahve a lathe.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#3 posted 02-16-2008 08:04 PM

Too Cool ! I happen to love to crochet (but not as much as woodworking!!!) Do you sell these? I am serious.

-- Allison, Northeastern Ca. Remember, Amateurs built the Ark. Professionals built the Titanic!

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#4 posted 02-16-2008 08:42 PM

I’ve sold one, or 2, but have mostly give them away as gifts. The wife, and mother-in-law are trying to get me to set up a booth at a craft festival in Robbinsville. I think I might do it this year.

-- David, Charlotte NC

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#5 posted 02-16-2008 09:25 PM

Nice things.

-- Jiri

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#6 posted 02-17-2008 02:28 PM

Great way to use up smaller pieces of wood. Nice designs, thanks for sharing.

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#7 posted 02-18-2008 06:12 PM

I’d buy one .. or two.

I, too, love the one on the left.
But any of them would be wonderful especially if you could say “they are one of a kind”
Then you could do a little chip carving and put some initials in the ends.
and then .. lol

Ok.. so I REALLY like them!!!!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#8 posted 02-18-2008 11:27 PM

Nice work. I like them all!

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