Wedding Favor Coasters

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Project by cmillsrun posted 08-18-2014 08:08 PM 1435 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m getting married in September 2014 and we thought it would be cool to do something a little more personal for wedding favors. I milled and cut these coasters out of 8/4 Ambrosia Maple, routed the sides, and then finished with clear Shellac. Before finishing I branded the tops with our names and the wedding date (got the electric brander deal from Rockler). Ended up making approx 400 coasters (2 per guest)!

-- -Chris

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#1 posted 08-18-2014 08:44 PM

great idea on the coasters and nice work.congrats on the upcoming wedding.
thats one clean and organized shop you’ve got.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#2 posted 08-18-2014 08:50 PM

Thanks!! Yeah, I usually take the last 15 min or so of shop time to try to sweep up all the shavings and dust. I guess you could say I’m a little OCD or “broken” haha.

-- -Chris

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#3 posted 08-19-2014 12:29 PM

Very nice idea. And there is nothing wrong with being OCD on shop clean up!

-- Mike - Northern Upper Michigan

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#4 posted 08-20-2014 03:32 AM

Very original idea. Congrats on the upcoming wedding!

-- So many tools, so little money. *heavy sigh*

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