xmas gift 1: Coaster set

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Project by yokel posted 01-12-2009 08:28 AM 1396 views 9 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These were some coasters i made as a gift this past christmas. They’re made of some scrap maple, cherry, & walnut i had lying around. They were shaped with a router & finished with 3 coats of hand rubbed polyurethane.

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#1 posted 01-12-2009 10:33 AM

They are very very beautiful, I like all to be in my kitchen soon!
Great work.

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#2 posted 01-12-2009 12:43 PM

very very pretty! much nicer than mine. how did you hold these while routing?

-- The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep...

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#3 posted 01-13-2009 08:30 AM

I used double sided carpet tape to hold the actual blanks to a scrap piece of plywood while routing. Hot glue was used to affix the templates which had a larger surface area to make it a bit more stable to rout.

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#4 posted 01-13-2009 03:47 PM

Really sharp. Nice work.

-- "Hey, you dang woodchucks! Quit chuckin' my wood!"

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#5 posted 03-31-2009 05:34 AM

wonderful coasters : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#6 posted 01-28-2010 06:04 AM

It is still amazing to me what a few pieces of scrap wood can turn into. Great job.

-- The safest place to be is within the will of God. God Bless. Michael

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#7 posted 01-28-2010 06:21 AM

neat coasters

-- Custom furniture

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