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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 187 days ago 1042 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 187 days ago

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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Joe Lyddon

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#2 posted 187 days ago

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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Alongiron

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#3 posted 187 days ago

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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Dick

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#4 posted 187 days ago

Nice work Jim! I like the cedar.

-- Dick

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Cliff

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#5 posted 187 days ago

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

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CFrye

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#6 posted 187 days ago

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

-- God bless, Candy

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poospleasures

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#7 posted 187 days ago

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

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

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aussiedave

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#8 posted 187 days ago

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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Roger

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#9 posted 187 days ago

A mini pencil keg. That’s cool Jim.

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

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Monte Pittman

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#10 posted 187 days ago

Very cool Jim

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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steve_in_ohio

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#11 posted 187 days ago

very nice work, looks great

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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HillbillyShooter

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#12 posted 187 days ago

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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Jim Jakosh

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#13 posted 187 days ago

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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CFrye

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#14 posted 187 days ago

The last shot is of it upside down!

Jim, there is only one shot!

-- God bless, Candy

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luv2learn

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#15 posted 187 days ago

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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