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Project by CoolDavion posted 10-14-2014 05:34 PM 1244 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Poplar wooden chain cut from a single piece of wood, NO GLUE.
Finished length 3 feet.

One of those project for myself that I wanted to just because I always wanted to.

Made with my scroll saw and some hand work.

-- Do or do not, there is no try!





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CFrye

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#1 posted 10-14-2014 11:39 PM

Nicely done, CoolDavion! ”some hand work”? I’d say that’s a lot of hand work!
Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#2 posted 10-15-2014 12:05 AM

finished length 3 ft. and it was probably only 2 1/2 when you started. Those chains are fun projects.

-- J.C.Sellers, Norcross, Ga. Just cut it right the first time. The best carpenters make the fewest chips.

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#3 posted 10-15-2014 11:28 AM

Cool project, Thx for sharing.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 10-16-2014 04:50 PM

Well done. I’ve tried something similar, using just hand tools, and always failed.
3 times now, I think, the timber has split/cracked in the wrong place etc.
Some day…...........

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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#5 posted 02-15-2016 06:47 PM

Looks like you cut the Links so you could LINK the LINKS together…

The point is to make (carve) the Chain without BREAKING the chain & gluing it back together. :)

Most chains, in order to be really be good ones, the Links have rounded ends so the chain can be functional.

Yes?

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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CoolDavion

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#6 posted 02-16-2016 12:55 PM

@Joe, there was no glue involved, it was a single continuous piece of wood.
I used the scroll saw to cut out the waste in the sides of the plus shape and the small saw to cut out waste between the ends of the links.

-- Do or do not, there is no try!

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#7 posted 02-16-2016 07:44 PM

CoolDavion… Sorry, in pictures 3 & 5 it looks like there was a break in the chain…
... pictures are deceiving I guess…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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