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Mobile stand key ring - less is plenty

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Project by mafe posted 11-20-2020 10:58 PM 637 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Mobile stand key ring
less is plenty

Hi LJ’s,
Here a small project you can make with the kids, as Christmas gifts, to use small scraps, or just for the fun of it, as I did.

A simple mobile stand key ring, any piece of hardwood scrap will do, cut to fit your mobiles width, I gave the rabbet a small angle, so the mobile stands firm in the stand, then shape ut how ever you like and give it some finish.

Here a piece of bog oak, from the Danish viking museum Sagnladet Lejre, a woodworking friend had the luck to get a few pieces and gave me one, so every little off cut gets a use.
I gave it Danish oil and polished it up, after shaping it on a sander.
Made a handful of these, in different woods, my wonderful friend Claus got one and a few other friends as well as my daughter, will get the rest.


Pictures:
1. Mobile in stand.
2. Less is plenty.
3. Side view.
4. Handy…
5. No more lost keys or mobile…
6. From back.

Wishing you all a wonderful weekend.

Hope it can be to some inspiration, or even a few mobile stand key rings.

Best thoughts,

MaFe

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect.





11 comments so far

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swirt

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#1 posted 11-21-2020 01:03 AM

Nice!

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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badluck

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#2 posted 11-21-2020 02:21 AM

What a good idea, I’m going to make some too.

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#3 posted 11-21-2020 02:35 AM

Pretty slick idea.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#4 posted 11-21-2020 07:22 AM

Very cool and practical!!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 11-21-2020 08:43 AM

Looks like a bottle opener. (I don’t use those. My bottles have screw caps.)

-- Mark

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#6 posted 11-21-2020 01:56 PM

Pretty nifty, Mads ….......and so simple!!

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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#7 posted 11-21-2020 02:15 PM

I have to hand it to you that is convenient. If I only had some scraps. LOL.

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

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lew

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#8 posted 11-21-2020 05:32 PM

Now that is just plain AWESOME!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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nkawtg

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#9 posted 11-21-2020 05:56 PM

The simplicity is ingenious.

To quote a fun movie: “I think it’s brilliant. What an idea. And I was there. He took the idea. He saw it ripe on the tree, he plucked it, and he put it in his pocket. It’s, it’s, dare I say—genius? Ah, no, no. But maybe, ooh. ah. maybe it is. Maybe I’m in the presence of greatness, maybe I just don’t know it. But I saw it—”

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Doug

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#10 posted 11-23-2020 02:00 PM

You have inspired me to make some as Christmas gifts. Thank you.

-- Doug

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#11 posted 11-24-2020 10:04 PM

Pretty cool mads.

—Madts.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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