5 minute woodworking project! The magic paddle.

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Blog entry by Stevinmarin posted 09-04-2010 11:51 PM 2883 reads 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It’s a holiday weekend. Here’s something you can make in a few minutes. And bonus: magic illusions to impress people in your shop. Yeah man. Oh, here’s my magic paddle template. Wow, you are downloading a stick.

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

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#1 posted 09-05-2010 12:29 AM

This had me laughing, great video!!!

-- David, Mesa Arizona

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#2 posted 09-05-2010 01:37 AM

Yep your still nuts! Good fun humor liked it see you soon Steve.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 09-05-2010 02:05 AM

Wow Steve, your projects are always good for the heart. Loved the arm twist, it may be easy for you, but there are some of us that are not that limber! Looking forward to your next offering!

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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#4 posted 09-05-2010 03:11 AM

Hey, Steven, you know I’m 60 so my eyes and my mind don’t quite work as fast as they use to but the first thing that came into my mind when I saw your hand turning around like that was that maybe you could figure out how to build up the rotational speed of your hand and then once you’ve got that down pat then you could braze some carbide teeth onto your finger nails and you’d have your own built in saw. :-| Hey, how is it that I spent 8 hours today working on my dovetailing technique only to prove just how bad my eye sight has really become and you spend only five minutes working on a project that entertains people? – and, BTW, it was entertaining. I’ll probably have to go back and watch it a few more times to figure out your hand and arm movement – you know how old people get – but even if you don’t get the rotational speed fast enough what could you do with maybe a scrub brush or something else in your hand? :) That’s was a great video, Steven; you oughta go into show business. I enjoyed it.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#5 posted 09-05-2010 05:54 AM

You’re a NUT Steve! Another great video. Thanks for sharing. It’s good to know even you have to do multiple takes sometimes. :P

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#6 posted 09-05-2010 09:55 PM

your wife are deffently not out of serviceses when the dishwasher broke down
don´t let her see that armtwistingthing …lol

great entertainment as usaual Steve :—))

take care

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#7 posted 09-07-2010 02:40 PM

Magic Man! (Fleetwood Mac).

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#8 posted 09-07-2010 02:53 PM

Thats a good one, Steve.

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#9 posted 09-08-2010 01:53 AM

Great video Steve – as usual! Cozmo I think you mean (Heart)...

-- “I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” Pablo Picasso

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#10 posted 09-08-2010 02:48 AM

I’ve been gone for most of the last 2 weeks. What a great greeting to return to, another great nutty Steve video:-))

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#11 posted 09-08-2010 09:23 PM

Hey, great video, keep up the good work. Your videos are entertaining and informative. What else could we ask for? Maybe some celebrity cameos or something but otherwise, just what I like in a good video!

-- Matt -

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