LumberJocks

Just For fun ... and for Jeff

  • Advertise with us
Project by shipwright posted 11-13-2014 10:37 PM 3374 views 4 times favorited 31 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A couple of days ago I posted my kiefer style table saw sled. Being me I was unable to resist a little marquetry to spruce it up (pun intended). I also posted a blog entry about the miter sled attachment I made to fit it so that it could cut miters on my ShopSmith. There was no marquetry on the miter sled, apparently a mistake or oversight on my part. So the story goes that my good friend Jeff thought he should bring this glaring error of omission to my attention.

To quote Jeff:

So where’s the full marquetry scene on the face of the ramp?

My answer was:

Is that a challenge Jeff?????
Hmmmmm …….

Sometimes you just have to drop the pressure job you are in the middle of and have a little fun. Thanks Jeff, you may retrieve your gauntlet now.

Thanks for looking

Paul

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/





31 comments so far

View Sodabowski's profile

Sodabowski

2308 posts in 2408 days


#1 posted 11-13-2014 10:50 PM

Totally unexpected :D

-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

View kiefer's profile

kiefer

4985 posts in 2242 days


#2 posted 11-13-2014 10:52 PM

That’s the way to answer a challenge and have some fun .
I like it, way to go Paul !!!!!!!!!!!!!
Big improvement also and the mitres look good .
I am waiting for the new box what is happening .

Your friend

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

View DocSavage45's profile

DocSavage45

7962 posts in 2417 days


#3 posted 11-13-2014 11:02 PM

Paul,

Even your plywood sides look good! LOL! Nice touch of humor and easyier to remember! Hope the dog is doing well.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

View gbear's profile

gbear

497 posts in 3674 days


#4 posted 11-13-2014 11:10 PM

It must work pretty good…those are some nice mitered corners. And, that’s definitely a lot less scary
looking than when your table was tilted 45 degrees!!!!.

-- gbear, Carmichael, CA

View JoeMcGlynn's profile

JoeMcGlynn

219 posts in 1928 days


#5 posted 11-13-2014 11:23 PM

I assume the 4th and 5th pics are for a dog food bowl stand.

I need to make one for our Greyhound to replace the store-bought item. I was leaning toward a G&G style, but I seem to have more ideas for projects than time (by a factor of about 10)

-- Blog: http://mcglynnonmaking.wordpress.com/

View TopamaxSurvivor's profile

TopamaxSurvivor

17884 posts in 3251 days


#6 posted 11-14-2014 12:08 AM

Some day an archaeologist will dig that up and be scratching his head ;-) Nice work! Is a full set of all the possible wood working angles in the future?

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

View jmartel's profile

jmartel

6905 posts in 1725 days


#7 posted 11-14-2014 12:46 AM

Hah. Awesome. Glad I gave you a bit of a challenge.

-- The quality of one's woodworking is directly related to the amount of flannel worn.

View RPhillips's profile

RPhillips

1110 posts in 1411 days


#8 posted 11-14-2014 01:05 AM

lol Love it!

-- Rob - Indianapolis IN - Learning... one mistake at a time...

View Jim Jakosh's profile

Jim Jakosh

17702 posts in 2680 days


#9 posted 11-14-2014 01:11 AM

Hi Paul, I noticed your mark on that last project. Very nice. I think you could make one with a down hill grade of 90% for the Millenium Force ride at Cedar Point!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

View tinnman65's profile

tinnman65

1317 posts in 2989 days


#10 posted 11-14-2014 01:15 AM

No one can say you don’t have a sense of humor :) very nice Paul!

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

View grizzman's profile

grizzman

7835 posts in 2878 days


#11 posted 11-14-2014 01:59 AM

well i cant say this was unexpected, but as always you did a great job, i give you a big thumbs up on this one…;)

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

View Handtooler's profile

Handtooler

1411 posts in 1707 days


#12 posted 11-14-2014 02:23 AM

Beautiful! And, the mitered plywood is PERFECT, especially for a ShopSmith. I have a MKV that “ve had since 1976 and It never did anything of that quality. Mostly because of my talent I’m sure. But, it’s just not that tuned of a machine. Still use it for horizontal boring and lathe work.

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343 bassboy40@outlook.com

View Joe Lyddon's profile

Joe Lyddon

9608 posts in 3627 days


#13 posted 11-14-2014 02:27 AM

Good SHOW!! LOL

I think I’ll make one of these sleds… I can use some 45* Triangles I made a long time ago… for the Support!

COOL!

Love your sign! LOL

-- 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"

View shipwright's profile

shipwright

7404 posts in 2373 days


#14 posted 11-14-2014 03:47 AM

Thanks everyone,

Thomas, the dog is fine, 13 years old with hip dysplasia and she can still run like the wind ….... in the morning. By dinner time she’s a little creaky and an elevated bowl will be appreciated.

Joe, yes (see above) it’s for the dog. I’ll post it when it’s done. I just used it as an example of how the 50% grade ramp works .

Topa, it could actually have been made adjustable … before I labeled it …. :-)

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

View TopamaxSurvivor's profile

TopamaxSurvivor

17884 posts in 3251 days


#15 posted 11-14-2014 03:49 AM

A full set will give you more opportunity to do marquetry ;-)

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

showing 1 through 15 of 31 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com