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Blog entry by Roger posted 08-26-2013 12:43 AM 1442 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 08-26-2013 12:49 AM

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 08-26-2013 12:59 AM

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 08-26-2013 01:01 AM

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 08-26-2013 01:11 AM

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 08-26-2013 01:16 AM

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 08-26-2013 01:35 AM

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 08-26-2013 01:38 AM

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 08-26-2013 01:46 AM

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 08-26-2013 01:57 AM

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 08-26-2013 02:20 AM

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 Wood Artist

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#11 posted 08-26-2013 04:02 AM

I see the bullwinkle handle also…

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpieceā€¦ because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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shipwright

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#12 posted 08-26-2013 05:51 AM

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 08-26-2013 07:37 AM

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 08-26-2013 12:33 PM

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 08-26-2013 02:39 PM

+ 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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