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Used a design seen previously on lumberjocks and just modified it slighly. I have some really sharp hickory with really nice grain that I’ve been wanting to use. This is recipe book holder has a slanted back and is about 11×14.
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#1 posted 01-30-2012 10:20 PM
Wow that’s gorgeous a wonderful looking book holder,nice job.
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#2 posted 01-30-2012 11:12 PM
Great hickory, and super build. I.m sure the receiver will love it.
-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain
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#3 posted 01-30-2012 11:14 PM
Man I really need that on my kitchen counter! Love the wood and the execution.
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#4 posted 01-31-2012 01:27 AM
Beautiful job on that….....
-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.
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#5 posted 01-31-2012 01:30 AM
The grain and colors are really nice : )
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#6 posted 01-31-2012 02:06 AM
Looks great.How about a pic from the side and back?If not complicated, I might make one.
-- I'll be a woodworker when I grow up. HHHOPKS
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#7 posted 01-31-2012 02:13 AM
Really nice work
-- Don, Royersford, PA
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#8 posted 01-31-2012 02:19 AM
Very nice! I made a recipe “full sheet” holder for my daughter-in-law about a month ago out of cherry. The design I came up with was quite a bit different but yours has the figured hickory which is hard to beat for looks. I made a jewelry box out of some of this material and it shows up the figured wood as well. Want to take a look at it, you can see it on my Etsy store at: http://www.etsy.com/listing/90641520/figured-hickory-walnut-jewelry-box
Here’s a picture of the cherry stand that I built…..I used a piece of plexiglas to place over a recipe shee to keep the goodies from splashing on the sheet.
Is that all one wide piece of hickory or did you laminate more than one board together? Just curious, I can’t hardly tell from the photo.
-- Dave Haynes, Indiana, http://www.oldaveswoodshop.com
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#9 posted 01-31-2012 02:39 AM
Beautiful. I’ll say REALLY sharp Hickory! I will need one to match my new Hickory kitchen. One of my favorite woods. It’s a bear to work with but worth every bit of the effort.
-- Dee2, OH Aromatherapy....fresh cut wood!!
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#10 posted 01-31-2012 02:39 AM
Great job I need to make Blondie one of them.
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
#11 posted 01-31-2012 02:40 AM
It is actually two board glued up….your is very nice too…..a little more practical too probably with the full view! I just had some really pretty hickory and wanted to make something that would show off the grain.
#12 posted 01-31-2012 02:40 AM
Have just added thet additional views as requested
#13 posted 01-31-2012 04:02 PM
Although I agree with dee2, hickory is hard to work with (especially going through a planer), it is ouststanding in appearance…...especially the figured hickory like you used. And…..it is indeed worth the effort. Thanks for the extra views, your project is outstanding!
#14 posted 02-01-2012 04:48 AM
Many thanks for the addtional views.It is very helpful.
#15 posted 02-02-2012 03:40 AM
As to request for dimentions and instructions on the recipe book holder, it is 12” high by 14” wide laid back at 22 1/2 % angle. Tray is 2 1/4” wide and front is 4” high
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