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Bear (dog?) glasses holder

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Project by Ryan Sandler posted 11-30-2020 01:57 AM 494 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a quick, fun little project. My younger daughter got her first glasses recently, and I thought she’d appreciate a glasses stand/holder. Googling around for ideas, I saw a very similar design to this for sale on Etsy, and immediately knew this was ideal for my bear-obsessed kiddo.

Well, it was supposed to be a bear anyway—I thought I was being clever both in the oblong mouth (created using my circle-cutting jig set a bit wider than the stip of wood) and the ears (the offcuts from the legs), but the overall effect looks a little more dog than bear, I think. Ah well, it’s cute, and I think she’ll like it. I’m saving it for a Christmas present.

Body, ears and nose are walnut; eyes, snout and glasses rest are maple, all leftovers from other projects. Finished with several coats of General Finishes Wood Bowl Finish.





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#1 posted 11-30-2020 02:56 AM

This is adorable! Very nice glasses holder – I’m always searching for mine (never easy without glasses on to see!). This will keep hers safe when not being worn. Nice gift!

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#2 posted 11-30-2020 12:43 PM

What a great idea!!!

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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#3 posted 11-30-2020 02:44 PM

That looks like a bear. Fun. I bet she loves it.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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