Letter opener

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Project by woodturner39 posted 441 days ago 563 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Lady asked me to make a letter opener with a “case” “sheath”? Anyways, I used some curly apple heartwood that my friend and I cut down locally. the case was the hard part. I cut it in half lenthwise and made a channell in which I made a reccess (wish I had taken a picture) for some plastic to provide the friction to hold it closed. I bought the blade from Woodcraft.

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#1 posted 441 days ago

VERY nice. Who wouldnt love to have that on their desk! :-)

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#2 posted 441 days ago

smart idea ..

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#3 posted 440 days ago

Wonderful idea, very creative. Great design and match on the opener and the case.


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