Pencil Holders

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Project by Deaser posted 04-17-2012 04:43 PM 1475 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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#1 posted 04-17-2012 07:13 PM

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

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#2 posted 04-17-2012 09:32 PM

The two with the worm hole look really cool.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#3 posted 04-18-2012 02:46 AM

Well done : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#4 posted 04-18-2012 05:57 AM

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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