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Blog entry by Roger posted 367 days ago 1082 reads 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Somethin I’ve been fiddlin with in the spare time I don’t have…. lol. Plus, it’s really experimental. It will be a handle of sorts, I hope….....It’s a piece o Walnut, split in half, with a piece o Oak laminated in the middle. The experiment is about the clear epoxy. A shout-out to him, goes here…. Superdave. He did a small project a while back with it, and he gave me the idea for it. Thnx, I appreciate all your projects. Anyway, it’s a jewel that is recessed in a handle on both sides. I had to fill one side, let it cure completely, then the other side, and it’s still drying. When it’s ready, I hope to coat the whole handle with it. It’s lookin pretty kewl so far. Thnx for the looks, n comments, good/bad/ugly. It’s all appreciated.

This was the jewel before the clear epoxy.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net



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HillbillyShooter

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#1 posted 367 days ago

Cool. I can see a lot of fun things coming out of this “fiddlin” time. Look forward to future posts.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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lew

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#2 posted 367 days ago

Almost looks like one of the paddles I used when I taught school- but with less blood ;^)

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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jaykaypur

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#3 posted 367 days ago

Looks good….cant wait to see what it “becomes.”

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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doubleDD

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#4 posted 367 days ago

Already has a wicked look. Love it. Can’t wait.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 367 days ago

That’s a smart idea!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Joe Lyddon

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#6 posted 367 days ago

That’s Lookin at You Kid….

Very nice!

Really COOL!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Roger

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#7 posted 367 days ago

Thnx everyone. Lew: LOL, now that’s funny

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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UncleStumpy

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#8 posted 367 days ago

Looks to me like the start of Bullwinkle, just add the antlers!

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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BENTWOOD

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#9 posted 367 days ago

I need to try my hand at a resin project as it looks like fun.

Your wooden handle gave me a scary flashback of my high school principle’s spank paddle…YOWZA is right! :)

-- http://www.bentwoodjewelrydesigns.com

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#10 posted 367 days ago

I have used it before and I like it. I used to make little lapel pins and coat them in it. Looked great and stood up to the washing machine even (some customers told me they accidentally washed them!)

The project looks like it will be cool! :)

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#11 posted 367 days ago

I see the bullwinkle handle also…

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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shipwright

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#12 posted 367 days ago

Kewl Jewel Roger.
+1 on Bullwinkle.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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#13 posted 367 days ago

Good one Roger.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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stefang

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#14 posted 367 days ago

Looks good Roger. I have used that finish on my birdhouses with a coat of satin poly on top with sun block. It’s great stuff!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Spoontaneous

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#15 posted 367 days ago

+ another one for Bullwinkle. I have been using acrylic resin for a while. It is pretty cool to experiment with and dries crystal clear…. or you can color it. I have been thinking about doing ‘eyes’ for a mask I made but Lazy has been winning out. Looks like you have a ‘handle’ on things.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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