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Blog entry by Stevinmarin posted 628 days ago 5264 reads 6 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I kept seeing a bunch of ads for wooden neckties and after seeing the prices, I decided to make my own. These are pretty easy to make and would be fun Christmas gifts.

Here's a cutting template.



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Joe Lyddon

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#1 posted 628 days ago

Man… I could get all tied up with this project!

Where do you get that elastic cord? What is it called?

Very interesting!

Clever!

COOL!

Now, we have to find some Polka Dot wood, etc. to really make ‘Designer’ ties! LOL

Thank you.

-- 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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vakman

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#2 posted 628 days ago

Neat design, although I think it could be improved if the “knot” was a little more accurately formed, three dimensionally. Great party tie, especially if you’re apt to start spilling your whiskey!

-- - Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true. -

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Jorge Velez

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#3 posted 628 days ago

Hey Steve! an other great project and video as ussual! thks for the pattern, I’ll give a try for my next party I can wear my wooden necktie, I’ll just have to look for the right wood color and grain, I will have to do more then one color.

again thanks for showing up your great projects!

-- Jorge Velez, Guadalajara, Mexico.

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rounder

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#4 posted 628 days ago

cool tie steve and video

-- rounder: I’m a wood magician I can turn a great piece of wood into scrap right before your eyes

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AJswoodshop

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#5 posted 628 days ago

Nice necktie Steve! Looks like a cool project to make! Do you like wood neckties better than you do real ties?

-- If I can do it.....so can you! -AJswoodshop

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Stevinmarin

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#6 posted 628 days ago

Haha…I HATE wearing real ties. I have to put one on for one reason or another about once a year. I feel strangled. When you think about it, it’s such a strange custom!

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers. http://www.WoodworkingForMereMortals.com

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#7 posted 628 days ago

you start to look like the lumber-modell of the year … :-)

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Kindlingmaker

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#8 posted 627 days ago

Great how to video Steve! Thank you!
and Yes you do look better with a shave!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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rrdesigns

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#9 posted 627 days ago

So clever. Thanks Steve.

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#10 posted 627 days ago

Awesome. Makes me wish I wore ties ;-)

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

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rance

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#11 posted 627 days ago

Steve, this is a very nice project. And as always, you’ve made simplified it so anyone should be able to do it. Thank you for putting in the time to put these together. You rock.

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

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