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Project by Tooch posted 12-19-2018 02:07 PM 765 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Stocking stuffer for the wife. I bought the metal and made the wood piece to adhere.

Wood is Ambrosia Maple, resawn to an 1/8 inch on the band saw and engraved with a laser. LMT stands for “Licensed Massage Therapist”, and her cards are included inside of the 3rd picture.

Finished with several coats of spray lacquer (Satin) and adhered with CA glue.

Thanks for looking, work safe!

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails





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pottz

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#1 posted 12-19-2018 02:13 PM

cool stocking stuffer i think anyone that uses business cards would love one,where did you get the metal holder?

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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doubleDD

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#2 posted 12-19-2018 02:25 PM

Nice job. It will make a cool stuffer. Reminds me to get something for my wife’s stocking.

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

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woodshaver Tony C

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#3 posted 12-19-2018 02:26 PM

Great gift idea Tooch! Nice engraving and that Ambrosia Maple is awesome looking!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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Tooch

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#4 posted 12-19-2018 02:35 PM

Thanks for checking in guys,

Dave you better get on that- you’re running out of time!

Tony I was able to get my hands on some real nice sap ambrosia, which is way more streaky than the heart.

Potz – I got the metal part from Rockler for $11.99

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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pottz

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#5 posted 12-19-2018 02:53 PM

thanks buddy ive never seen those those on their site before,on my gift list for next year.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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Andre

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#6 posted 12-19-2018 03:38 PM

Small projects are a great way to use up small scraps of wood, engraving looks great!

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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splintergroup

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#7 posted 12-19-2018 04:03 PM

My wife makes and sells a bunch of these with a glass “skin” on the lid from dhgate

This place has an excellent return service for items that may have defects, etc. Good source for all sorts of these metal items that can be customized.

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pottz

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#8 posted 12-19-2018 04:06 PM

thanks splint,a little better price than rockler.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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hoss12992

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#9 posted 12-19-2018 04:19 PM

That is really cool. Great job buddy

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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#10 posted 12-19-2018 04:24 PM

Outstanding upgrading….I like the wood and it’s grain/colour.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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KimAccurso

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#11 posted 12-19-2018 11:31 PM

This is a fantastic gift, really like the metal case. And thanks for the idea for a few upcoming birthday gifts :)

-- Kim - imperfection is the pursuit of perfection

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Jim Jakosh

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#12 posted 12-19-2018 11:57 PM

Very elegant case, Mike..great design!!

cheers, Jim

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

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Roger

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#13 posted 12-20-2018 11:48 AM

Super slick idea. This is very high class.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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