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Needle cases were very common back when needles were hand-made, and therefor expensive and hard to come by. They are still very handy today to keep mass-produces needles safe and organized, and they make an inexpensive and quite elegant gift for the sewers or beaders in your life.

Needle-cases are simply small (less than 1" diameter), boxes that lie on their sides in a drawer, sewing basket, etc, with snug-fitting lids that won't spill their contents until you open it and tip a needle out into your hand. They hold up to 3" long sewing or beading needles.

I turn them in three styles: Smooth, Finial on cap, and Finial on cap and body. Please indicate which style you want in the "Comments to seller" section of the check-out page. If you don't specify, I will choose!

This item is turned to order and will ship within 5 business days from receipt of payment. Price listed is for each.

These are turned from Mahogany I found in a salvage yard in Petaluma, California. Please note that these vary a little in length and diameter because I am not attempting to turn exact duplicates, but rather trying to get the best needle case I can from each blank. As you can see from the photos, they can vary quite a bit in color, distribution of heartwood and sapwood, grain-pattern, etc. because every piece of wood is unique in those respects. Your needle cases will be one of a kind rarities!

I hand turn every piece offered for sale here, and they are all my own designs. Everything is produced from locally salvaged timbers. All my work is completed with old-fashioned, pure oil, non-toxic, food-safe, child-safe finishes.

Mahogony Needle Cases: 3/4 - 1" Diameter by 4 1/2" Long

$25.00 USD
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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: salvaged mahogony wood, walnut oil, pure caranuba wax
  • Made to order
  • Ships worldwide from California, United States
  • Feedback: 120 reviews
  • Favorited by: 28 people