Christmas Gifts

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Project by Bob, Oregon posted 855 days ago 1230 views 6 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Some Christmas gifts for my in-laws. My son-in-law sent me an e-mail with a photo of a wood clipboard that he thought looked good. Hope it’s what he wants!! Ash, cherry, maple

The stacking blocks for the grandchildren came from the book “Making Toys that Teach” by Les Neufeld. Not as easy as it might appear to get those square blocks to line up every way possible on the pyramidal post, but it was a learning experience and will be different from the usual Toys R Expensive store fare. Oak and maple.

-- 73, Bob

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#1 posted 855 days ago

Nice gifts. I made clip boards one year, and they were well received. Yours is very attractive. Like the blocks, too.


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#2 posted 855 days ago

Very cool projects Bob,so creative.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 855 days ago

Great job on the projects

-- Guy,PEI

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#4 posted 854 days ago

Like that clipboard..gonna try that.. saved it in favorites. Great job !!

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#5 posted 854 days ago

Love that clipboard…...........

-- mike...............

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#6 posted 854 days ago

Great job. Love the blocks. How do you attached the clip to the wood

-- Norman

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#7 posted 854 days ago

I love the wood blocks. Looks like there is some challenges in making that project. Enjoy

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#8 posted 854 days ago

Hi Norm,

I just used some appropriately-sized brass nuts n’ bolts. I didn’t think to look at what size they were. I just took the clip (from Rockler) into the local hardware store and found some brass machine screws that would fit through the mounting holes in it and used those. Used a little blue Loctite on the threads before I put the nuts on. The wood is slightly less than 1/2” thick.

-- 73, Bob

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