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Attention Woodworkers Please
« on: April 27, 2012, 10:16:50 AM »
I am looking for some wooden pegs similar to the one below (about 2"-2.5" long 3/4" wide with a 1/2" long slot cut out in the center) - they can be unfinished and wood type does not matter, scrap works! I whittled this one out of a paint stir stick but really don't have the time to make more to have on hand. I use them as book tie closures. Can any of our wood wizards give me a price on a dozen or so?

PS If there is some other artisan in a different media (metal, clay etc) can come up with this sort of thing I'm more than happy to consider that too!!









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Re: Attention Woodworkers Please
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2012, 01:08:22 PM »
I am assuming it's a "P" shape? Hard to tell with the straps there. I can ask my husband if he could do that. He has tons of scraps of all kinds of wood.

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Re: Attention Woodworkers Please
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2012, 01:23:43 PM »
If hubby can't do it I would think that some of the poly clay artists could come up with something too!

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Re: Attention Woodworkers Please
« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2012, 01:33:01 PM »
Teresa - easier than a P shape...just a right triangle  http://etc.usf.edu/clipart/41700/41747/FC_RightTri_41747.htm


Oh and not too thick, I found the thickness of a paint stir stick perfect  :)

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Re: Attention Woodworkers Please
« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2012, 02:31:56 PM »
OK! I'll let you know.  ;)

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Re: Attention Woodworkers Please
« Reply #5 on: April 29, 2012, 12:58:52 AM »
Andrea - do you have a Dremel???
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Re: Attention Woodworkers Please
« Reply #7 on: April 29, 2012, 08:33:48 AM »
Well, what I was thinking of, Dremel has some bits you can use for wood carving, and small cuts - it probably wouldn't take you too long to cut one of those out, then sand it and put a finish on it.  A paint stick isn't super thick so I think it might work.
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Re: Attention Woodworkers Please
« Reply #8 on: April 29, 2012, 08:38:57 AM »
Well, what I was thinking of, Dremel has some bits you can use for wood carving, and small cuts - it probably wouldn't take you too long to cut one of those out, then sand it and put a finish on it.  A paint stick isn't super thick so I think it might work.


Thanks Lisian - I made the one pictured from a stir stick, I just really was hoping to find someone else that would make them LOL

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Re: Attention Woodworkers Please
« Reply #9 on: April 29, 2012, 07:34:20 PM »
whats the thickest you could go on these?  I have some wood around of a few different sizes -
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Re: Attention Woodworkers Please
« Reply #10 on: May 06, 2012, 06:03:23 PM »
I showed Terry the picture and he seems to think it wouldn't be hard to make. He's thinking $10 for a dozen, probably poplar. Does that work for you?

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Re: Attention Woodworkers Please
« Reply #11 on: May 06, 2012, 07:52:11 PM »
I showed Terry the picture and he seems to think it wouldn't be hard to make. He's thinking $10 for a dozen, probably poplar. Does that work for you?


That'd be great, Teresa! I was hoping they would be around that for them. If you want you can either list them, send a PayPal invoice or I can just send you a check and save on the pp fees. Whatever you want is fine by me! And THANK YOU...and Terry of course!

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Re: Attention Woodworkers Please
« Reply #12 on: May 06, 2012, 08:00:44 PM »
Yea!  I love it when artists can get together on a project!  You guys have just made my night!

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Re: Attention Woodworkers Please
« Reply #13 on: May 07, 2012, 07:44:25 AM »
Andrea - if you think you want to try some ceramic ones for a change or specific project, give me a shout and I'll have a go too.  I might have a play around with some clay and see what comes out anyway
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Re: Attention Woodworkers Please
« Reply #14 on: May 07, 2012, 09:30:41 AM »
Yea!  I love it when artists can get together on a project!  You guys have just made my night!

I was thinking this too!