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Osage Orange 50th Wedding Anniversary Gift-Part 2

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Project by Grumpy posted 2173 days ago 1628 views 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

To compliment the pen & holder (project 7395) I also made a tooth pick holder out of the osage orange. First attempt at one of these & there is room for improvement.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python





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SteveKorz

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#1 posted 2173 days ago

very cool, I really like the color of the wood…

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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#2 posted 2173 days ago

Very pretty finish Grumpy, nice turning. mike

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

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#3 posted 2173 days ago

Ver nice. I like that type of toothpick holder.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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tenontim

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#4 posted 2173 days ago

That’s nice looking wood, and toothpick holder. Turned out good (no pun intended)
Did you turn those tooth picks too? :)

-- Tim

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Grumpy

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#5 posted 2173 days ago

Tim, to get to the point (whoops),I don’t know if I could turn something as fine as a tooth pick. Thanks for your kind words & thanks to everybody for taking a look.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#6 posted 2173 days ago

You didn’t make Osage Orange toothpicks. But the holder is great.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#7 posted 2173 days ago

I like it ..oh yes and i been wondering what to do with my Osage orange .. ....but one question …...where is the little hole for the toothpick to come out …?

-- 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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Grumpy

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#8 posted 2173 days ago

No hole Gator, you lift the lid and the picks come to the top.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Scott Bryan

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#9 posted 2173 days ago

This is a gorgeous piece. After seeing your posts I will never look at an osage orange tree as a nuisance tree anymore.

Well done.

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

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#10 posted 2173 days ago

Nice turning work Grumpy!

Lee

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#11 posted 2173 days ago

Very nice Grumpy!

I’ll bet Osage orange would make a great toothpick.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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#12 posted 2172 days ago

COOL!!!!

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#13 posted 2172 days ago

Thanks for your comments Jocks, very much appreciated.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#14 posted 2171 days ago

Splendid job Grumpy!

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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#15 posted 2169 days ago

Ok, that’s it. I’m going to have to get myself a lathe now (my wife is going to hate you!).

-- Michael R. Harvey - Brewster, NY - RusticElementArt.com - SpaceAware.org - AnConn.com

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