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My trophy wife recently bought some beverage coasters. They are shown in the first photo. I had a bit of mahogany left over from a previous project, and made the improvement shown in photo 2. She responded with glowing approval.
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#1 posted 10-19-2008 11:06 PM
Nice upgrade. Those coasters would soak up the moisture, seep through and ruin a table top. Now the wood base will save the furniture.
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#2 posted 10-19-2008 11:08 PM
Great Rikkor. A nice addition.
-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia firstname.lastname@example.org †
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#3 posted 10-19-2008 11:12 PM
A definite improvement. Crafts with Class.
-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com
#4 posted 10-19-2008 11:28 PM
Thanks guys. It is finished with shellac, but I put several coats of paste wax followed by a buff coat of Renaissance wax. I think it’ll deal with the moisture for a while.
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#5 posted 10-19-2008 11:56 PM
Great job thanks for the post.
-- Only the Shadow knows....................
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#6 posted 10-20-2008 12:16 AM
that’s excellent!! what a lovely combination
-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)
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#7 posted 10-20-2008 02:15 AM
Very nice improvement.
-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.
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#8 posted 10-20-2008 02:44 AM
looks good … thoughtful idea. hope you got a couple points from you-know-who >grin<
-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain
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#9 posted 10-20-2008 02:45 AM
Well done! Very creative.
-- Tom, Simsbury, CT
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#10 posted 10-20-2008 04:23 AM
Pretty neat Rikkor, you made the needed improvements and made them a worthwhile thing to own.
-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -
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#11 posted 10-20-2008 08:22 AM
A very innovative and practical improvement.Sharad
-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein
Dick, & Barb Cain
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#12 posted 10-20-2008 02:03 PM
I’m not sure if this is a lathe project, or a router project, but either way, you sure made a great improvement.
-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1
#13 posted 10-20-2008 02:38 PM
Thanks Dick, it is a lathe project.
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#14 posted 10-24-2008 03:09 PM
Even the smallest of projects have the biggest effect. Nice work adding a decorative piece to a standard utensil.
-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president
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