Darning egg

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Project by Tom Godfrey posted 01-08-2013 02:35 PM 1223 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Been real busy for the past couple of months, mostly doing the Honey Do List. Got most of that completed and now finding some time back in the shop making all kind of things. This just so happens to be something that I can acroos from some place and maybe it was here on LJ.
I have been able to sell a few of them and that surprised me since I was thinking no one uses these any more but guess I was wrong. I think this is about the 5th one I have made.
Hope everyone had a great Christmas and Happy New Year.

-- Tom Godfrey Landrum South Carolina (

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#1 posted 01-08-2013 05:24 PM

Wow! People still use these? Looks great.

-- Anna, Richmond BC

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#2 posted 01-08-2013 05:32 PM

Darn! +1!

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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#3 posted 01-08-2013 05:57 PM

Thanks Tom, my friends laugh when I tell them we use to put light bulbs in our socks to darn them. This would have been so much better. Great job.

-- Bryan

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#4 posted 01-09-2013 12:22 AM

I remember my granma using these a “couple of years” back : )).
A nice collecting of turning with all these piece Tom, well done you have been busy

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#5 posted 01-10-2013 10:52 AM

Beautifully made Tom, but does ANYONE, ANYWHERE still darn socks. The last time that I remember Marlene darning my socks was when I was in the RAF and socks in those days were pure wool, not like the ones we’ve had for so many years containing man made fibers.

-- Harry, Western Australia

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#6 posted 01-14-2013 06:57 PM

Neat, Tom. I have not seen one of them for 50 years…......Jim

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

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