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Project by lizardhead posted 03-10-2015 05:50 AM 1996 views 15 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Starting my Christmas gift ideas early this year. One of the items I am working on are these Jar Lids. The have the metal lid permanently mounted inside the wooden lid

-- Good, Better, Best--Never let it rest---Always make your Good be Better & your Better Best





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lizardhead

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#1 posted 03-10-2015 05:55 AM

The finish is sanded to 12,000 grit, then Carnauba wax applied with a lathe mounted 3 wheel cloth thingy.

-- Good, Better, Best--Never let it rest---Always make your Good be Better & your Better Best

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#2 posted 03-10-2015 10:46 AM

This is a GREAT idea. Thanks for sharing this. I was just wondering yesterday what to do with a bunch of smaller scraps…...now I know. LOVE the hat!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#3 posted 03-10-2015 11:36 AM

Very cool idea!

-- Kel Snake, ~ Mystery By Design ~ http://www.woodlockplans.ca

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#4 posted 03-10-2015 02:50 PM

I like that idea, will be making some for sure. very nice work with the laminations.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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doubleDD

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#5 posted 03-10-2015 05:24 PM

This is really a cool idea. Would be great for giving as a gift. Are the lids glued in? I only ask because I use these for canning and the lids don’t seem to last long. Thanks

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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lizardhead

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#6 posted 03-10-2015 06:40 PM

DD as I said above the lids are glued in, but I promise not to sneak into your shop and glue them when you’re not looking.

-- Good, Better, Best--Never let it rest---Always make your Good be Better & your Better Best

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#7 posted 03-10-2015 07:16 PM

Nice idea they look great.

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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#8 posted 03-10-2015 09:47 PM

Beautiful work and definitely a great gift idea. Well done thanks for sharing your work.

DoubleDD – perhaps using hot glue for a temporary bond would work. Just a thought -

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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Jack Houweling

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#9 posted 03-11-2015 02:59 AM

Very nice finish!

-- Jack, Delta B.C. http://www.jax-design.net

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aussiedave

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#10 posted 03-11-2015 03:11 AM

A very nice collection of lids and wood used and nicely finished…great job.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#11 posted 03-11-2015 02:36 PM

Very nice enhancement for the lids!!!Thanks for posting, Dave!!

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

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#12 posted 03-11-2015 05:38 PM

Outstanding lids. So many different shapes and wood types. Beautiful!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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