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-- Clay Ortiz, North Georgia
Dec 24, 2013
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#1 posted 12-24-2013 04:45 PM
That is so cool! I need one for woodworking books also.
-- Paul, Las Vegas
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#2 posted 12-24-2013 04:53 PM
Clay, that is a real neat book holder, how does the slide lock work? Great job.
-- Bill, Quitman, Georgia
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#3 posted 12-24-2013 05:48 PM
very clever idea. another one of my favorites
-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain
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#4 posted 12-24-2013 07:04 PM
So cool. This is an example of unique woodworking that would sell. Good job.
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#5 posted 12-24-2013 07:14 PM
Cool Project. I would put it on my list but it is way too long already :)
-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)
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#6 posted 12-24-2013 09:01 PM
That is too much. What a unique idea. Great job.
-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams
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#7 posted 12-24-2013 09:45 PM
A perfect gift for a woodworker!
-- Carl, Iowa
#8 posted 12-24-2013 10:35 PM
Thanks Guys! Bill when you slide it up tight to the books and snug the screw, the dove tail binds up. I had to make the dovetail pretty loose before it would bind up.
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#9 posted 12-24-2013 10:42 PM
now that is sweet.
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#10 posted 12-24-2013 11:43 PM
I love it. It works on the same principle as a holdfast to bind up .Great gizmo.
(This could be the beginning of a “Great Gizmos of your Dreams” thread.)
-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/
#11 posted 12-25-2013 12:08 AM
Clay, how about this? :-)
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#12 posted 12-25-2013 02:11 AM
What a Great Idea for Christmas presents! or any other time for that mater! As many books as I have, I would need a dozen of those. I don’t think I have ever seen such neat ideas as You have. Merry Christmas, and Many Blessings for the New Year!
-- Saved! and so gratefull.Consider Who Created it All
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#13 posted 12-25-2013 02:53 AM
That’s really clever. Now I want to make something like it. How did you cut the wooden threads?
-- Allen, Colorado
#14 posted 12-25-2013 02:51 PM
Merry Christmas!I used a store bought threading kit. I think I got it at Woodcraft.
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#15 posted 12-25-2013 03:02 PM
Awesome, nice work
-- Making Sawdust is great stress relief... www.oldwolfswoodshop.ca
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