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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 02-17-2014 03:49 AM 1088 views 1 time favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a little pencil can I made to keep the pens and pencils in one place in our trailer in Az. I was lucky to complete it because I did not have a small tool rest to go inside as I bored it out. The inside was done entirely with a 3/8” bedan and it was hanging way too far off the tool rest to do the bottom. It was real small cuts to keep it from biting in!

The barrel bands were rough cut , painted black and then finished cut .The whole thing was sprayed with clear satin lacquer.

Cheers, Jim

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





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doubleDD

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#1 posted 02-17-2014 03:55 AM

This is where that 1/2’‘bedan comes in handy Jim. Good job. I’m almost finished with a cedar can koozie and it looks very similar.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#2 posted 02-17-2014 03:56 AM

Looks like a nice lil barrel… is it upside down?

What did you splatter on it?

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#3 posted 02-17-2014 03:57 AM

That’s cool but there is no place to put the pens into…you should have cut a hole in the top!!! Just kiddin’... I wish I had your talent on the lathe.

-- Measure twice and cut once.....

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#4 posted 02-17-2014 04:05 AM

Nice work Jim! I like the cedar.

-- Dick

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#5 posted 02-17-2014 07:19 AM

Nice one Jim. Is it made like a lidded box…. does the top come off or does it part in the middle?

Regards,

Cliff.

-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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#6 posted 02-17-2014 08:57 AM

This turned (pun unintended) out really nice Jim. Is it cedar? Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#7 posted 02-17-2014 10:21 AM

Very well done. I really like the barrel rings. Thanks

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning. Vernon

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#8 posted 02-17-2014 11:02 AM

Very nice pencil barrel, great job of turning it….but….I have to wonder, is there a little tap on the other side we can’t see?...:)
Thanks for sharing Jim.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#9 posted 02-17-2014 11:41 AM

A mini pencil keg. That’s cool Jim.

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

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#10 posted 02-17-2014 12:01 PM

Very cool Jim

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

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#11 posted 02-17-2014 01:09 PM

very nice work, looks great

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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#12 posted 02-17-2014 01:29 PM

Nice job, especially like the barrel bands.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#13 posted 02-17-2014 02:34 PM

Thanks for the nice comments.

Hi Cliff. This is real simple, it is not lidded. The last shot is of it upside down!

cheers, Jim

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

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#14 posted 02-17-2014 03:14 PM

The last shot is of it upside down!

Jim, there is only one shot!

-- God bless, Candy

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#15 posted 02-17-2014 04:26 PM

Great job Jim, I love the design especially the banding.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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