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Project by Grant Davis posted 06-19-2009 08:13 PM 1218 views 8 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This piece was inspired by Broda. He posted one a few weeks ago. I am going to send mine to my niece. The handles are maple and the top is Bubinga. A very fun project.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"





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#1 posted 06-19-2009 08:16 PM

that would please any child I love the design well done.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#2 posted 06-19-2009 09:17 PM

Great execution! I’ll be making some of these for sure. Is there a hole in the top’s shaft, or how do you start the string?

-- - In the end, everything will be okay. If it isn't okay, it isn't the end yet.

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#3 posted 06-19-2009 09:38 PM

Yes, there is a hole in the top shaft. Here is a link to the one Broda made that I modeled mine after.

http://lumberjocks.com/projects/17786

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#4 posted 06-20-2009 11:34 AM

Very nice top. Hope you don’t wear it out before you send it to your niece. She will love it.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 06-20-2009 06:57 PM

Fun project and well done. I could use that on my lawn mower LOL

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 10-11-2010 09:45 AM

Good one Grant. I made my first one today. They sure wiz around.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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