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Project by vipond33 posted 931 days ago 3756 views 31 times favorited 35 comments Add to Favorites Watch

For my pens!

3”x 6”x 2 1/2” About 2 hrs.
Build on LJ’s.
gene

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.





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NickG

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#1 posted 931 days ago

cool idea. How does the lid stay closed?

-- Don't sweat the petty things and don't pet the sweaty things.

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vipond33

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#2 posted 931 days ago

@nickG – Gravity baby, our very best friend. For without it, when birds died, they would stay up in the the air and then what would we do?

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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PhiltheLuthier

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#3 posted 931 days ago

Very cool!! But to think how much longer a pencil you could have fit if they hadn’t come pre-sharpened!

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cajunpen

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#4 posted 931 days ago

That is cool. What kind of glue did you use? I guess you had to sand the finish off of the sides you glue.

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

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vipond33

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#5 posted 931 days ago

Nope, no sanding, no finishing. I used CA (crazy glue) from the dollar store, it held like mad. Still pulling my fingers apart.

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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cajunpen

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#6 posted 931 days ago

Thanks that is a really cool idea, I’ve gotta try it. Thanks for posting it.

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

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ShopTinker

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#7 posted 931 days ago

I just had to laugh when I saw your “Pencil Box”.

-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."

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Karson

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#8 posted 931 days ago

Very unique and very inventive.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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a1Jim

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#9 posted 931 days ago

Wow Gene
This is totally far out cool.Great idea and well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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JasonC73

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#10 posted 931 days ago

Ha ha ha! Brilliant!

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Eric M. Saperstein

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#11 posted 931 days ago

That’s neat!

-- Eric M. Saperstein, Master Craftsman www.artisansofthevalley.com

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DRStevick

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#12 posted 931 days ago

Just showed my wife and 11 year old daughter this… Looks like this is my next project!

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peteg

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#13 posted 931 days ago

Nicwe one gene, yep I buy thoese 10 pack of CA from the $2 shop & it works as well as the $25 bottles.
Great colourful job ( i’m interested how you got the lead in the pencils he he LOL )

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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michelletwo

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#14 posted 931 days ago

great colorful idea!

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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Sodabowski

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#15 posted 931 days ago

Thinking outside the box always wins :D

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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