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Project by Deaser posted 732 days ago 1200 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made an army of the Pencil Holders from The Wood Whisperer for gifts last Christmas. I used curly maple for the sides and ipe for the base. The finish is BLO followed by a couple coats of shellac. There was a wormhole in a section of the board that creates a really cool lightning bolt effect in a couple of the pencil holders…one of those nice surprises when the rough cut board first comes out of the planer. These gifts were a big hit in my office!

-- Steve, Pennsylvania





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bondogaposis

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#1 posted 732 days ago

Great idea, I need to make a few of these.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#2 posted 732 days ago

The two with the worm hole look really cool.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#3 posted 732 days ago

Well done : )

-- When you arrive at my front door, please knock softly but firmly. I like soft , firm, knockers : )

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#4 posted 732 days ago

nice job.this is better than a small tin can that i use. but mines not a gift. hope you got some browny points for your work.

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