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THE BIG DRIVE

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Project by kiefer posted 07-13-2015 09:02 PM 2272 views 9 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I called this THE BIG DRIVE as I wanted to imply a golf ball going in an arc .
This is just a proto type I made up but I think once I add a base it will be a good looking trophy .
Made from willow with some pretty wild grain and I anticipated some problems with getting the ball in the cage but luck was with me and it all went well with this fun project .
Done on the drill press and cut out with a coping saw and I got to try my shop made sanding sleeves on the spindle sander which worked well .
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/162538

Klaus

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





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HillbillyShooter

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#1 posted 07-13-2015 09:07 PM

Very innovative! You’ve added that special “Kiefer touch” that really makes it stand out.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#2 posted 07-13-2015 09:16 PM

Klaus,

It has a few of the Kiefer lines in it but it is more “Out of the Box!” Nicely done!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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doubleDD

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#3 posted 07-13-2015 09:22 PM

You have a great imagination Klaus. The arc is a excellent touch. The base should really set it off.

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

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#4 posted 07-13-2015 09:23 PM

Trust you to make a spin on something relative simple.
Look

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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#5 posted 07-13-2015 09:34 PM

Klaus, that is very nice.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#6 posted 07-13-2015 11:56 PM

I can see how the sanding sleeves on your sander made a difficult task for me easy for you. And -yeah your project has the ‘Kiefer touch’.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#7 posted 07-14-2015 01:23 AM

Great looking piece Klaus, I was wondering how long it would take before someone took a spin-off the straight ones.
Well done and thanks for “Chucking” this in the ring.

Bob

-- 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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#8 posted 07-14-2015 01:33 AM

Well done Klaus, could almost incorporate this into a Golf trophy of some sort, interesting conversation piece :)
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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Woodbridge

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#9 posted 07-14-2015 02:26 AM

very cool.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#10 posted 07-14-2015 02:38 AM

How fun! I have this on my to do list for a few of my golfing buddies.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#11 posted 07-14-2015 04:21 AM

Neat one, Klaus. We must think alike. I have a drawing I made of a bowl with 2 of them rolling around the outside in a curved track!!
cheers, Jim

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

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kiefer

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#12 posted 07-14-2015 04:34 AM

Thanks guys appreciate all the nice comment .
Yes atrophy it will be Pete .
Jim I can’t wait to what you came up with .

Klaus

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

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#13 posted 07-14-2015 05:02 AM

Fun, fun, fun, Klaus!

-- God bless, Candy

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#14 posted 07-14-2015 10:20 AM

Very cool, but how’d you do that?

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#15 posted 07-14-2015 11:40 AM

You always manage to put a new and original twist on your projects Klaus. Great job on this one.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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