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Project by MasterSergeant posted 04-10-2014 10:41 PM 1630 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a small project I should have made a long time ago! Thanks to Stevinmarin first off, this was one of his projects.

I am always looking for my pencil up in the woodworking shop, ALWAYS! I have been tripping over a chunk of cedar on the floor so I put it to good use. Now if I can only remember to put the pencil back in the holder when done ;-P

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#1 posted 04-11-2014 12:00 AM

Great idea!

-- Eric, Lone Jack, MO

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#2 posted 04-11-2014 12:54 AM

Nice. I use old 1,2,3 blocks I have as pencil holders – same idea

-- Never discourage anyone...who continually makes progress, no matter how slow. -Plato

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#3 posted 04-11-2014 12:59 AM

I carried a pencil behind my ear for so many years it still feels odd when there isn’t one there.
Now however, I need glasses most of the time and the pencil finding problem is raising it’s ugly head.
This isn’t a bad idea, I may have to give it a go.


-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglas boats he would have given us fibrerglas trees.

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#4 posted 04-11-2014 01:02 AM

I agree with shipwright, I also have taught my right ear to secure a pencil. My 5 year old daughter is even trying to gain that skill, her ears are not quite big enough yet though.

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#5 posted 04-11-2014 02:14 AM

I’m another pencil eared woodworker. I end up carrying them back into the house. I too should get something to store pencils and keep them in the shop at hand. Good work for such a on going problem.

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

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#6 posted 04-30-2014 01:08 PM

LOL… I’ve got a pencil at every single station because of the missing pencil syndrum.. I do still loose them every now n then, only to find the darn thing in my pocket… hehehehe

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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