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Let's play ball #3: Completed baseball bats

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Blog entry by Matt Vredenburg posted 04-19-2009 05:35 AM 1140 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is the final entry for the baseball bats I made for my nephews.

I understand that little leaguers can’t use wooden bats and that probably good considering the weight of these bats. I don’t think my nephews will be able to get a swing around on a curve ball do to the thickness and weight of maple. I understand the bats will find a nice spot next to their display of sports trophies.

This project took me about 3-4 hours complete (over a few weeks) and if you have a lath, it’s worth doing. I have made a few now and everyone that stops by loves the idea of making a baseball bat.

From Baseball Project

-- Matt, Arizona



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trifern

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#1 posted 04-19-2009 02:37 PM

Nice looking bats that will always be treasured.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#2 posted 04-20-2009 06:26 PM

well done!
They look fantastic and I bet the boys’ friends think they are amazing! I can see the smiling faces – so proud of these treasures :)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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