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Made from red oak and walnut
Finished in Dutch Oil

Other than the initial figuring of angles the hard part was the circle.

The largest hole saw or Forster bit I had was 2-1/8” but I needed the circle to be 3”. So…I drilled the hole at 2-1/8” and then turned the circle insert. As the walnut pieces are about 1/8” proud I turned the circle to fit the 2-1/8” hole but with a lip making it overhang by the necessary amount. Made for a better looking fit as well.

-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards





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#1 posted 04-27-2014 07:37 PM

Great looking piece, Rob.
I really like the wood combo.

Are you permitted to be woodworking….
While you’re supposed to be saving the world??? ;^)

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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#2 posted 04-27-2014 07:53 PM

Nice work… AIM HIGH!

-- Jeff NJ

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#3 posted 04-27-2014 07:57 PM

Very well done.

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#4 posted 04-27-2014 08:10 PM

Nice work Rob…..good thinking on the circle!

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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#5 posted 04-27-2014 10:24 PM

Looks fantastic, DY. Now, if it could just have the Army emblem on it …. grin.

Love the wood combination. The red oak makes the walnut really stand out.

-- Chris ** If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. — Tom Paine **

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#6 posted 04-27-2014 11:18 PM

Great looking project—nicely done.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#7 posted 04-28-2014 07:16 AM

Rob you are really getting good at these another great one being a ole air force vet love this one too

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#8 posted 04-29-2014 12:45 AM

Great looking shadow box!

-- Dean

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#9 posted 05-18-2014 11:58 AM

Beautiful design. Fantastic!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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