Just Another Spalted White Oak Gavel

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Project by Rockbuster posted 05-28-2015 04:02 AM 977 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this for the National Chef de Chemin de Fer of the Forty et Eight Society this year. Holding box is Red Oak with Walnut trim Lid is Spalted White Oak Gavel is also Spalted White Oak. Finish is just several coats of Mineral Oil

-- Rockbuster,Ft. Wayne,In It is far better to remain silent, and appear the fool, than it is to open ones mouth, and remove all doubt.

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#1 posted 05-28-2015 05:38 AM

That is really cool Don, the “Big” man will have some fun banging that on the table.
Great work, and I love that Spalted Oak timber.
Thanks for sharing.


-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#2 posted 05-28-2015 08:18 AM

Very beautiful oak and good job. Thanks for sharing.

-- Rev 22:21

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#3 posted 05-28-2015 11:27 AM

Very nice Don! I bet that will get some attention when it’s used! Love the Spalted Oak also and that box looks good too! Great work my friend!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#4 posted 05-28-2015 12:05 PM

The wood choices really complement well. The gavel is very nice and I love the box. Well done!

-- Kenny, SW VA, Go Hokies!!!

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#5 posted 05-28-2015 12:20 PM

Well done Rockbuster!

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#6 posted 05-31-2015 12:17 PM

A very awesome gavel and box.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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