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Project by Jack_Tao posted 07-29-2013 04:35 PM 1129 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is a set of wooden carved books using odds and ends from the shop and found wood. I don’t know how many I will end up with. They are not connected into one piece; I just like the stack – similar to the actual piles around the house from my night time reading.

-- Jack Tao, Connecticut





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 07-29-2013 05:12 PM

Well I think it’s cool!

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

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 07-29-2013 05:29 PM

That’s pretty neat. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Tom

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#3 posted 07-29-2013 06:23 PM

your work at carving really stacks up. even your mother was pleased

-- chipsawturn

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#4 posted 07-29-2013 06:28 PM

They look authentic. Very nice job.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 07-29-2013 10:52 PM

love this idea alot

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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#6 posted 07-30-2013 02:11 AM

Well done
Dave

-- the stone rejected by the builders will become the capstone

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cathyb

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#7 posted 07-30-2013 05:32 AM

Very cool. Are they also boxes? It wouldn’t be too difficult to add some hinges to the next set, right?
Thanks for sharing this clever idea. I like them…......

-- cathyb, Hawaii, www.cathyswoodworking.com

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#8 posted 07-30-2013 08:02 AM

A nice stack

-- Regards Robert

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#9 posted 07-30-2013 01:05 PM

Those are cool, can they be a “slide out the pages” type box, wouldn’t want to ruin it with hinges?! You could have secret compartments to hide stuff:) lol

-- Florida50

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#10 posted 08-01-2013 05:05 PM

Cool! Looks like real books with the vintage feel.

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