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Napkin holder door knocker?

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Project by bubba1772 posted 536 days ago 664 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I haven’t posted anything in a while so I thought I would share my latest project. We have had this brass door knocker laying around the house for years not knowing what to do with it since we already have another one on the door. Well when my wife “reminded” me AGAIN about how much she would like a napkin holder it gave me an idea for the knocker. Instead of making a sliding wooden contraption of some sort to keep the napkins from “flying away” (this thing will probably never leave the kitchen table but that’s beside the point!), maybe I could rig up the door knocker to do the job. Took a bit of modification but it actually works pretty well. Added space for the salt and pepper for good measure. I can see that I will have to turn some matching shakers before long!

-- I work with metal for money, and wood for fun...





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bubba1772

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#1 posted 536 days ago

Now why in the world did the picture turn on me??

-- I work with metal for money, and wood for fun...

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 536 days ago

Good use of the knocker. I am sure there will be several made now for outdoor barbeque.

Nice looking work

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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woodworm

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#3 posted 536 days ago

Great idea & nicely done.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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bubba1772

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#4 posted 535 days ago

Thanks for the flip woodworm!

-- I work with metal for money, and wood for fun...

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DIYaholic

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#5 posted 535 days ago

This is thinking “outside the box”, and I’m a gonna steal this idea!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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OnlyJustME

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#6 posted 535 days ago

Great idea, but where do the tooth picks go? lol
And you have your name engraved on it so no one can steal it.

-- In the end, when your life flashes before your eyes, will you like what you see?

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majuvla

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#7 posted 535 days ago

Beautiful set.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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