BOOKMARKS

OFFCUT BOOKMARKS FOR THE BOOKWORM! THESE ARE OAK  //  PINE  //  AND MDF . EASY TO MAKE ,THE MDF CAN BE PAINTED OR PYROGRAPHED? (USE UNLEADED PAINT) THE OAK AND PINE IS BEST TO BE OILED  WITH BOILED LINSEED OIL. THIS IS DUE TO THE TIMBER BEING MORE FLEXIBLE.AS IF YOU VARNISH IT ,IT TENDS TO BECOME BRITTLE. SEE WHAT TIMBERS YOU HAVE SPARE TO MAKE BOOK MARKS.! IF YOUR BUYING SOMEONE A BOOK THIS YEAR MAKE A BOOKMARK . THESE BOOKMARKS ARE ABOUT 6 INCHES LONG X 1 1/4 WIDE X 1/8 THICK . ONCE YOU HAVE MADE THEM YOU CAN DRILL HOLE AS SHOWN ON THE TOP ! OIL THEM ,THEN PUT A RIBBON THROUGH TOP.WHAT EVER COLOUR YOU WANT.OR IF YOU USE A BANDSAW YOU CAN MAKE DIFFERENT SHAPE BOOKMARKS. IDEAS ARE UNLIMITED ,AND THEY MAKE IDEAL PRESENTS ANYTIME OF THE YEAR.AND IF YOU WANT TO TAKE IT FURTHER USE 4 TYPES OF TIMBER SAY YOU HAVE YEW  ASH  OAK  MAHOGANY  ??   SAY EACH PIECE IS 2 INCH X 1 1/4 X 8 INCH LONG? GLUE 4 PIECES TOGETHER YEW / OAK / ASH / MAHOGANY.? THEN SET UP SAW BENCH TO JUST OVER 1/8  THICKNESS? THEN RIP DOWN STRIPS . NOW ITS YOUR IMAGINATION AND IDEAS TO MAKE THESE BOOKMARKS  HOW EVER YOU WANT TO,