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Project by Roger posted 12-16-2012 01:57 AM 1386 views 1 time favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

At your fingertips on your desk, this pen, pencil, and letter opener is of Purpleheart with chrome kits. Finished with Hut PPP, satin and gloss. The base is a piece of Maple with a bit o Walnut trim to give it some dimension, and finished with some spray lacquer. I started to inlay the Walnut, but liked this idea better. Yes, it is a Christmas gift. Santa is on overtime.. Sheeesh!! Wasn’t last week the 1st of May??? Thnx fer the looks. Good, bad, and/or ugly comments are appreciated.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net





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jaykaypur

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#1 posted 12-16-2012 02:05 AM

Nice work. Like the stand. Good job.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 12-16-2012 02:10 AM

Great looking set Roger.

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BarbS

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#3 posted 12-16-2012 02:23 AM

Looks very nice, Roger. That will make someone a Fine desk set!

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dee2

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#4 posted 12-16-2012 02:54 AM

Very nice set
I’m with you, am really rushing to finish Christmas gifts
Lost a week, no power due to storm damage

-- Dee2, OH Aromatherapy....fresh cut wood!!

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#5 posted 12-16-2012 03:14 AM

Very nice desk set. The stand brings it all together very well.

CtL

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nobuckle

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#6 posted 12-16-2012 03:38 AM

What a wonderful desk set. The contrasting woods really set it apart.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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WoodenFrog

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#7 posted 12-16-2012 04:30 AM

Wonderfully Beautiful!!!!!

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Joe Lyddon

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#8 posted 12-16-2012 04:39 AM

COOL…

Nice / Clever Jigs too!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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HillbillyShooter

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#9 posted 12-16-2012 05:30 AM

Another hit! Very nicely done.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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eddie

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#10 posted 12-16-2012 06:26 AM

Roger ,they look stunning going to look great on someones desk

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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oakwood

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#11 posted 12-16-2012 06:34 AM

Beautiful shine to them. Nice job.

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JL7

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#12 posted 12-16-2012 12:22 PM

I like them all Roger…....very cool.

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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stefang

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#13 posted 12-16-2012 12:31 PM

Outstanding Roger. I love the purple heart so much that I wish you had used it on the stand too. Either way a great looking product.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Monte Pittman

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#14 posted 12-16-2012 12:50 PM

I really like that Roger. Another good ideas for marketable items.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Jim Jakosh

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#15 posted 12-16-2012 01:17 PM

Well Santa roger, you have made a beautiful gift for some one there. Don’t you just love this season when we can create all kinds of nice gifts for friends!!
...........Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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