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Knitting Sock Blocker

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Project by grovemadman posted 04-17-2008 04:02 AM 1555 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this thing is called a sock blocker. It it made to shape a sock after it has been knitted. Once again pretty simple to make. I resawed a board on the bandsaw and then marked the shape and cut it out. drilled three breather holes in it. Sanded it up and finished it with a bit of Watco golden oak and tongue oil. (mostly tongue oil) The wood is plain old pine.

-- --Chuck





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jm82435

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#1 posted 04-17-2008 04:44 AM

My sister wanted me to make her some of these. I had no idea what they were… Thise look nice. the finish looks smooth as glass – probably a good idea so it doesn’t snag the yarn eh?

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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#2 posted 04-17-2008 05:01 AM

Looks good, but I’m sure glad you told us what it was.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 04-17-2008 06:29 AM

I was gonna let people guess, but that would’ve been torture!

-- --Chuck

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#4 posted 04-17-2008 10:45 AM

Yes, I would’nt have had a clue either. Nice design though and pretty color and finish. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#5 posted 04-18-2008 03:18 AM

Nice work, I will be making some of these for the wife.

-- David / Durham, NC

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#6 posted 04-18-2008 03:56 AM

This is another nice post and I agree that Mike and Charlie in that I would have been clueless.

Thanks for the post and thanks for not keeping us in suspense about what it was. :)

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#7 posted 04-22-2008 09:00 AM

I thought they were used for all those bad lil darlins ….

-- Mike in Bonney Lake " If you are real real real good your whole life, You 'll be buried in a curly maple coffin when you die."

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#8 posted 04-22-2008 11:41 AM

useful. did she appreciate it?

-- making sawdust....

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