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Project by Whenu posted 08-15-2015 04:24 AM 1329 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had an idea when at a mate’s place once, make a handbasin out of one piece of wood.
Got a block of swamp Kauri and squared it up roughly, dug out the centre with circular saw and grinding bits.
Live wood front, will sand blast that side.
Cabinet under to be made up as I go.





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kimosawboy

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#1 posted 08-15-2015 05:50 AM

Come on …get with the rules… Yes, I want to post my finished project that is made of wood If it doesn’t fit the above description (like tool gloats & upgrades, wood gloats, projects in progress etc.),
either blog it or post it in an appropriate forum. Otherwise it will be removed.

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Whenu

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#2 posted 08-15-2015 07:01 AM

Perhaps you should enlighten me on where one should post works in progress.

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Vince

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#3 posted 08-15-2015 07:33 AM

Why does it matter?

-- Vince

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Whenu

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#4 posted 08-15-2015 07:53 AM

Apparently I’ve committed a cardinal sin by making a blue.

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canadianchips

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#5 posted 08-15-2015 12:12 PM

That is going to be a very unique sink.
What are your plans for sealing it to take all the water ?
Also what are you doing for drain plug?
Many yearsa ago I made a bathroom vanity TOP ,using purple heart wood. People though I was crazy. When it was finished they looked and went “Oh I didnt think it would look that good”
Sometime we just have to step outta the box.
Keep posting, we enjoy stuff like this.

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 08-15-2015 12:34 PM

This is interesting. It will be nice to see how it evolves. How thick is it and what are the width and length?

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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#7 posted 08-15-2015 02:50 PM

cool idea. interested in seeing it evolve. thanks for sharing.

-- Drew in Ohio -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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shipwright

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#8 posted 08-15-2015 02:59 PM

Good one. I built a bathtub once in a sailboat of all places out of wood sealed with epoxy.
Made of Kauri this will be lovely.

To answer your question of forum decorum, works in progress are best presented in the blog section. Lots of us post detailed construction blogs there.

Please keep us informed.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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Desert_Woodworker

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#9 posted 08-15-2015 03:29 PM

It could possible to make a urinal out of it. This is not meant as an insult for I am woodworker that likes functional projects. If left unfinished the urine splashes would add a lovely patina on the unfinished wood. I honestly like it.

-- Desert_Woodworker

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#10 posted 08-15-2015 04:03 PM

realy nice and unusual vanity,keep on…
and if someone does not like some not looking, angry me so “smart people” ...
have a nice day

-- bambi

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Whenu

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#11 posted 08-15-2015 07:48 PM

Canadian chips, I will be applying increasingly stronger polyurethane or resin to seal it, think boat builders do it that way.Will drill and rebate the drain plug seat before sealing.

Helluvawreck, it about 150 deep and high, about 580 long.

Hadn’t thought of that Desert.

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shipwright

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#12 posted 08-15-2015 08:45 PM

I would strongly recommend epoxy over polyurethane. That is the way boat builders do it.
If you can find System Three S1 Sealer, it is very thin and will penetrate before it cross-links.

Good luck on it however you go.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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