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Blog entry by apprentice posted 09-16-2012 01:17 PM 970 reads 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Not entirely made from timber but some things I made for my keeping.


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#1 posted 09-16-2012 01:47 PM

27 views and no comments so I’ll be the first.

It looks really well done and really cool, but what is it?

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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#2 posted 09-16-2012 01:58 PM

my guess is its a bellows

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#3 posted 09-16-2012 02:08 PM

I am with Dallas, very cool, what is it?

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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#4 posted 09-16-2012 02:10 PM

A beauty! Great metal work as well as woodwork.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#5 posted 09-16-2012 02:51 PM

A device to deter people from smoking? No Smo king?

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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#6 posted 09-16-2012 02:57 PM

It’s a hand made polished brass thing-a-ma-jig, used on the doom-a-floppy.
Y’all can’t see that?? One of the nicest I’ve ever seen.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#7 posted 09-16-2012 03:05 PM

Three Stooges

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#8 posted 09-16-2012 06:49 PM

I call them Benson & Hedges, bellows for smokin them bees.

Here is the vintage version I based them on, the bellows parts are made from English walnut from Devon.


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#9 posted 09-16-2012 07:07 PM

Very pretty. Is that machined or spun?

-- Woodworking shouldn't cost a fortune:

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#10 posted 09-16-2012 08:34 PM

The main body and mounts are from ready made tube 2”, the rest is hand rolled and silver soldered to obtain a slide on fit for the nose cone, see below.


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#11 posted 09-16-2012 08:42 PM

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#12 posted 09-17-2012 03:37 PM

wow that’s amazing. looks like a mini jet engine.

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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