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Crochet Thread Holder and Storage for Hooks

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Project by thelt posted 809 days ago 3614 views 8 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Crochet Thread holder my wife asked me for. She got tired of the cat swatting the ball of thread around the room while she’s working on one of her projects. This will hold the ball of thread and unwind as she uses it. Also built in is a storage compartment for crochet hooks, scissors, etc. I made this from scrap wood laying around. The sides of the box are made from dimensional pine, the top and bottom is scrap Luan and the two uprights are oak. The lid handle & dowel are from a piece of oak dowel left over from a repair I did to a friends beach chair. The lid handle, I just flattened one side of the dowel and glued and screwed it on. The lid is held on by two 1/4” Rare Earth magnets and it’s just enough to hold the lid on. I stained it using Minwax Old English stain and put two coats of clear polyurethane.

Bottom line is, Mama’s happy and when she’s happy Papa can buy a Freud Box Joint blade set. LOL

-- When asked what I did to make life worthwhile in my lifetime....I can respond with a great deal of pride and satisfaction, "I served a career in the United States Navy."





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 809 days ago

Looks like a great idea.good job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Jim Finn

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#2 posted 809 days ago

I will show this to my wife. she crochets most all day long and may want one of these. Thanks for the post.

-- In God We Trust

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sandhill

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#3 posted 809 days ago

Thats a really good idea you should market them to shoppes I bet you would sell a lot of them.

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill http://www.sandhillwoodworks.com/

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jack1

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#4 posted 809 days ago

Nice looking project and practical for the Crocheter too.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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gfadvm

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#5 posted 809 days ago

Good innovation and an excellent trade for the box joint cutterset!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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JStew

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#6 posted 809 days ago

That’s a nice project! My mom always crocheted and I am sure she would have loved something like that!

-- Josh, San Diego

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EPICwoodwork

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#7 posted 808 days ago

This is great! I just started crocheting and I’ll have to make one of these.

-- Royce, Iowa

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