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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.
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May 05, 2008
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#1 posted 05-06-2008 03:19 AM
very cool, I really like the color of the wood…
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#2 posted 05-06-2008 03:23 AM
Very pretty finish Grumpy, nice turning. mike
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#3 posted 05-06-2008 03:37 AM
Ver nice. I like that type of toothpick holder.
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#4 posted 05-06-2008 04:48 AM
That’s nice looking wood, and toothpick holder. Turned out good (no pun intended)Did you turn those tooth picks too? :)
#5 posted 05-06-2008 04:54 AM
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.
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#6 posted 05-06-2008 05:01 AM
You didn’t make Osage Orange toothpicks. But the holder is great.
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#7 posted 05-06-2008 07:37 AM
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."
#8 posted 05-06-2008 07:43 AM
No hole Gator, you lift the lid and the picks come to the top.
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#9 posted 05-06-2008 12:14 PM
This is a gorgeous piece. After seeing your posts I will never look at an osage orange tree as a nuisance tree anymore.
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#10 posted 05-06-2008 12:30 PM
Nice turning work Grumpy!
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#11 posted 05-06-2008 12:45 PM
Very nice Grumpy!
I’ll bet Osage orange would make a great toothpick.
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#12 posted 05-06-2008 06:33 PM
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#13 posted 05-07-2008 03:31 AM
Thanks for your comments Jocks, very much appreciated.
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#14 posted 05-08-2008 04:01 AM
Splendid job Grumpy!
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#15 posted 05-09-2008 02:46 PM
Ok, that’s it. I’m going to have to get myself a lathe now (my wife is going to hate you!).
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