A wooden tie

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Project by Boris Beaulant posted 02-19-2015 03:27 PM 1485 views 6 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Two shoelaces and a piece of ash and you’ve got a new tie !

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#1 posted 02-19-2015 05:44 PM

Interesting novelty but it still doesn’t make any more sense to me than wearing a real tie…I wore one for 30+ years…never again.

-- Les B, Oregon

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#2 posted 02-19-2015 05:51 PM

hipster powers, activate

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#3 posted 02-19-2015 06:04 PM

My Mom bought one of these for Christmas a couple years back. I actually enjoy wearing it (as much as anyone can enjoy wearing a tie every day, at least). Anyway try using an elastic cord instead of a shoelace. It’ll keep your segments tight w/o requiring you knot/unknot it every time you wear it.

-- Do not taunt Happy Fun Ball.

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#4 posted 02-19-2015 06:07 PM

Hi Garbonsai, my first try contains an elastic. But I only found a flat one and it was more difficult to insert it in a drilled hole.

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#5 posted 02-19-2015 10:16 PM

Your tie drew me in then I looked at your “real” work… The Scooter… The dining table …. and the nesting tables …!

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#6 posted 02-20-2015 01:07 AM

Now THAT is a tie that I would not mind wearing! I wear a tie fairly often at work. This one would (wood) have much more conversation than those drab things I normally wear. Very cool. Thanks for sharing.

-- Sam S. - Hebron, KY

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#7 posted 02-20-2015 03:34 PM

I would definitely wear a wooden bow tie!

-- No trees were damaged in posting this message, but thousands of electrons were seriously inconvenienced.

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#8 posted 02-20-2015 05:32 PM

very kewl, what an awesome idea

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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