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Hello,
This is was my first big pencil holder, holds 24 pencils with individual slots. I make much smaller pencil holders with my students so i decided to make a much larger one. I also have a big turtle, however i still need to be finished. This one was made up of 5 pieces of cherry with a walnut eye. I used the scroll saw for the slots.

I think it turned out pretty well, if i was to do more (which ive been asked to) I would probably make a pattern and use a router for the slots and make them bigger and not hold just one pencil. It was finished with danish oil and the than wipe on poly.

Luke





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patcollins

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#1 posted 1048 days ago

That is really cute, I have a friend that has hundreds of pig items in her house. I might just make her one of these for christmas.

Ever think of putting a sharpener under its tail? lol

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RobS

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#2 posted 1048 days ago

Nice work! The individual slots are nice. When I fist saw the small picture and description, I figured there was going to be just one large cut out in the top, for pencils to loosely sit in there, like a mug. So that certainly go be a variation of this in future versions. Good luck with the rest of your litter.

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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ChrisN

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#3 posted 1048 days ago

I really like the shape, lots of possibilities including piggy banks.

Thanks for sharing!!

Chris

-- Chris N, Westford, MA - "If you won't eat something from your fridge that turned green...why would you eat something that started out that way?"

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cam1297

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#4 posted 1048 days ago

Very cool. Did you use a pattern? What are the dimensions?
I have some kids that would love them.

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souichiro

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#5 posted 1048 days ago

Very cute! I love the shape, its such a cute piggy. Thank you for sharing!

-- Dale, Oregon

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Luke2

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#6 posted 1048 days ago

Thanks everyone. Yeah I was thinking about making one big hole but I hate how pencils fall over too much so I did the slots. I didn’t have a pattern at all, just drew them. It got the idea by making little ones with my 7th grade students which hold 5 pencils, and thought a big one would be cool.

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Jim Jakosh

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#7 posted 1048 days ago

Oink Oink!!!!!!!!Outta Sight!!!!!!!!! That is really neat!..............JIM

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Mark Shymanski

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#8 posted 1044 days ago

Hmmm, the picture seems to have been swapped? I guess I missed the original photos.

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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