Mahogany Pen, Pencil and case

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Project by 76winger posted 04-21-2010 02:50 AM 2190 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A cousin donated a box full of Mahogany cut-offs to me last fall for “playing around” with in my various wood adventures. Here’s my first project from that box of wood, which is going back to him as a Thank You for his kind donation.

-- Dave, See some of my creations at:

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#1 posted 04-21-2010 03:12 AM

WOW. I’ll bet it took longer to make the box(which I really like) than the pens (which are really nice too).

-- RT --- The older I get, the smarter my father gets. I should have paid more attention when I was younger.

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#2 posted 04-21-2010 03:28 AM

great looken case!

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://[email protected]

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#3 posted 04-21-2010 03:40 AM

Thanks guys, and RT, yes it took a LOT longer on the case!

It’s the first time I’ve routed holes that had to be precisely placed. I had to re-plane the lid several times over the course of a month as it kept twisting a little following it’s separation from the main block. Once it stopped twisting, I proceeded with the routing of cavities and mortising of the hinges. And the shaping was mostly thought up as I progressed through the creation of the case.

-- Dave, See some of my creations at:

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#4 posted 04-21-2010 06:12 AM

Very nice. Great present. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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#5 posted 04-21-2010 01:41 PM

Great job a very nice gift.

-- Mert,Oshkosh WI,

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#6 posted 04-21-2010 02:22 PM

Great pen, pencil, and box. Those make great gifts.

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