A Bunch of Holiday Stuff....

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Project by JL7 posted 12-17-2012 10:25 PM 2236 views 2 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Tis the season…....This is in addition to the stuff I posted yesterday…....should be the end the of it!

Quick Highlights:

- End grain Cherry clock, not sure why? In an emergency, can use as a cutting board, so quite versatile. Bordered with scraps from the coaster project from last year… see, another use of seemingly useless scraps…..:)

- Birdseye Maple and Jatoba book ends with brass plate feet.

- Coffee scoop with Pink Ivory handle – this is the only little piece I have of this material and it really finishes up nice…..very cool stuff.

- Ice Cream Scoop with Bicote handle…(I think, not sure what the material is, but very unique grain).

- Lot’s of Burr puzzles – built a jig so you can cut them out fast…....3, 6 and 12 piece versions….good stocking stuffers I would say…...

- Desk set – Padauk, Maple, Cherry, and a bit of Yellowheart and Wenge…...why not? Again, just pulled the little bits from the scrap bin…..

- And a Minnesota Clock salvaged from a failed tumbling block cutting board. I believe that’s Cocobolo, Maple and Sapele.

The toothpick holder in the first picture was posted yesterday in it’s own project….oops.

Looking for volunteers that like to wrap odd shaped things…..!

Thanks for looking.

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#1 posted 12-17-2012 10:29 PM

Looking great, so far.

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#2 posted 12-17-2012 10:34 PM

Jeff, you have certainly been Santa’s little helper this year. lovely collection of goodies.

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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#3 posted 12-17-2012 10:37 PM

All of this talk about Christmas gift has got me thinking about getting started…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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#4 posted 12-17-2012 10:51 PM

What’s all this I hear about Christmas? It’s like still a month away, ain’t it?
Jeff, do you also set your clocks five minutes fast???

Oh yeah, Nice stuff!!!

Could you please answer the same Q’s I had for the toothpick dispenser?

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

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#5 posted 12-17-2012 11:20 PM

Great stuff ,and I don’t mean expanding foam :))

-- wood crafting & classes

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#6 posted 12-17-2012 11:38 PM

Holy cow. You know that many people?
Those shop elves have been busy.
Great stuff Jeff. That is one large pile of gifts.
Well done.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are."

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#7 posted 12-17-2012 11:42 PM

going to be some happy time on Christmas there ,very cool stuff Jeff

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#8 posted 12-17-2012 11:56 PM

Looks like you have every thing under control! Nice work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#9 posted 12-18-2012 12:28 AM

Thanks all for the great comments – I appreciate it! And Woodshaver – I wouldn’t say everything is under control!

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#10 posted 12-18-2012 12:35 AM


-- Joel

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#11 posted 12-18-2012 12:56 AM

Ho Ho
That all looks great Jeff. I am sure that they will all appreciate it.

Merry Christmas,

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#12 posted 12-18-2012 08:56 AM

clock is amazing

-- Gintaras,

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#13 posted 12-18-2012 02:28 PM

A very nice collection of fine, handmade gifts

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#14 posted 12-18-2012 02:30 PM

Nice Jeff, looks like some serious production coming out of your shop in the last week or so. Must be nice.

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#15 posted 06-08-2014 07:14 PM

Wow you are a precision or nothing kinda person – I am amazed at the burr puzzles well done!

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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