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Project by Zipsss posted 09-23-2013 08:11 PM 1999 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Nice and easy project, based on David Pye, Economaki Nutcracker. Made with left over spalted maple and walnut.

-- Zipsss





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pintodeluxe

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#1 posted 09-23-2013 08:36 PM

Nice! I love the look of threaded wood. Were did you find your threading kit?

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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Karson

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#2 posted 09-23-2013 09:53 PM

Great looking knuckle holder for kids.

Or for nuts in the off time that the kids are good. :>)

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 09-23-2013 11:07 PM

Neat one!!...............Jim

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

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Jim Sellers

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#4 posted 09-24-2013 02:07 AM

I don’t know how efficient it is but it really looks cool nonetheless. I’d like to make one if I had the tools and the knowledge to cut threads. I get a steady supply of pecans from my dads tree (every 2 out of 3 yrs)

-- J.C.Sellers, Norcross, Ga. Just cut it right the first time. The best carpenters make the fewest chips.

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Roger

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#5 posted 09-25-2013 12:15 AM

Good one. Now, git crackin… lol

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

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UncleStumpy

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#6 posted 09-25-2013 11:27 AM

I too, would like to know about a threading kit and/or tools.
I would really like to make something just like this!

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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Zipsss

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#7 posted 09-25-2013 02:30 PM

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#8 posted 09-26-2013 02:41 PM

Cool and functional tool! Like the wood choices and kit. Great job!

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