The shop is still really cold, But I had to get out of the house. You can see frost on some of my tools and also on the wood!

I made this simple desktop pencil and notepad holder. I wanted to show off the Cherry Field Notes and one of my favourite pencils the Rotring 600.

What I learned or would have done differently?

I would not have chamfered the edges, I think that a light chamfer would have looked good but I went too far. In terms of the video I am trying to work on wider shots, lighting is also something that is becoming more and more of an issue. Since it is winter I keep the garage door closed and am relying on 4 LED bulbs so it’s not the best.

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My name is Adam Patterson and I am located in Canada. By day, I am a full-time web developer, but in my spare time, I love to make stuff. In my videos, you will find a variety of woodworking projects that I have created out of recycled and found materials. As a father and mountain biker, I enjoy spending time outdoors and capturing my adventures through photography.

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