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    More stuff from the last couple months

    I had posted a pencil cup and paper clip holder last week. Well there was also this one that didn't get posted. This one is made from a tree called Acieda or something like that. Landscraping tree. All I know is it's a real pain to work with. Tear out all the time and dusty as all get out. Seems to crack very easy. Both about 4 inch tall and 3 inch wide.
    My wife wanted an Ice cream scoop but had no idea what kind of wood she wanted. So I made 5 differant handles. Wild Cherry, Zebra wood, Walnut, Mesquite and Ceder. She chose the Mesquite which is the mounted one. I kind of like these kits. Now that the handles are made all I have to do is get the kits.

    Attachment 56706

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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Los Angeles, CA
    Wow! you went to great length to please your wife.

    I like her choice too.
    Chinese Proverb: Man who eats many prunes gets good run for the money.

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    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    Nice work, Dennis. The pencil cup and paper clip holder look like accacia wood to me. Does that sound familiar?
    When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson
    When the weird get going, they start their own forum. - Vaughn McMillan

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    Mar 2008
    bethel springs TN, but was born and raised in north east PA
    Dennis nice job, and if the wife is happy everyone is happy.

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    Jul 2009
    Amherst, New Hampshire
    Who wouldn't like those
    Faith, Hope & Charity

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    Feb 2008
    Grand Rapids, MI
    Very nice Dennis!

    No longer associated with Woodcraft. That's right, I am now a full time woodworker!

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    Dec 2006
    Goodland, Kansas
    Really nice Dennis. If the wife is happy that's all that counts.
    Bernie W.

    Retirement: Thats when you return from work one day
    and say, Hi, Honey, Im home forever.

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    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Reno, Nv
    Nice work Dennis!! That's a lot of ice cream!
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    Feb 2008
    S E Washington State
    Great turning. Let's see, one for vanilla bean, one for blackberry swirl, ....
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