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paper clip holder or tea light holder

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Project by glue4you posted 11-04-2011 01:15 AM 1361 views 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a birthday present made from the leftovers of my bandsaw box project. It has changed shape and dimensions a few times during turning, because I found out I didn’t have the right tools and experience to make a pen stand with a narrow hole in the center, which was the original idea.

Maybe that’s the reason why it can be both, a paper clip holder (with a rare earth magnet in a hole right in the center) and a tea light holder. Again finished with a couple of layers of bee wax.

I might have accomplished something in softer wood, but scraping away all that material with a gauge would have taken forever and killed my basic tools.

wood: glue-up from smoked oak and beechwood

-- Alex ----- Bavaria in Germany





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#1 posted 11-04-2011 03:54 AM

looks like a gun project…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#2 posted 11-04-2011 12:21 PM

I’m not quite sure what you mean by “gun project”. Is there any idiomatic meaning hidden or is it simply because the magnet makes it look like a loaded barrel :-) ???

-- Alex ----- Bavaria in Germany

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