Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'trivet'

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Making the Penrose Sliding Trivet

12-03-2017 04:38 PM by Woodbutchery | 4 comments »

Lazyman posted his sliding trivets a few years back, and after a lot of banging around, I Put together one of these, but there were a few problems with my design; the pieces tended to want to come apart, and I wanted something to hold the trivet together so that you couldn’t easily slide it apart. After a little knocking around and a suggestion from my mother, I came up with the item below. So. Pieces are milled to 3/8” thickness and 3/4” width. I use “se...

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Current Project #25: Two at Once

06-10-2015 05:35 PM by Dave Rutan | 0 comments »

In this photo you can see the two things I’m currently working on. On the left, I’m re-habbing my very first whirligig. The paint needs refreshing and I’ve replaced the bow arm of the fiddler. On the right there are 4 coasters that fit together like a jigsaw puzzle to become a trivet. (I’m also painting our old rusty wheelbarrow, but that’s outside.) No big shakes.

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Christmas 2013

12-06-2013 01:46 AM by lew | 20 comments »

Finally finished up all the Christmas presents, I hope!! Cork Trivets for some of the nurses at my doctor’s office- Stirring spoon and spaghetti spoon sets for a couple of friends who cook- A walnut pen for a friend in return for the wood given to me- Table top wine bottle displays for my brother, sister and close friend (Thanks Choppertoo)- A bread Bow Knife for my former shop teacher- Pencil bookshelves for the little neighbor girls-

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First real project ever

04-17-2008 11:47 AM by bayspt | 6 comments »

Well, ladies and gents, I just finished my first real project, ever. I built a plywood box once with my dad (model car paint booth), and I made a poplar frame for the area rug I keep in the garage, but those don’t really count. Today, after watching an episode of “The Router Workshop” on The woodworking channel, on trivets, I decided to make one. I had some 3/4 by 7 1/4 poplar in the attic that I got from the big box store. I had just finished my miter gauge (from Gord's...

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