Beer Olympics Trophy

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Project by toddbeaulieu posted 10-09-2015 01:31 PM 880 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A knucklehead that I know asked me to “help” him make a trophy for him and his friends to hand down year after year. Beer Olympics? I have no idea. What ever.

Anyway, by “help” I knew he was asking me to make it for him and I wanted to play with my new lather anyway. I have so much to learn, this was a good chance to practice.

My idea was a simple base with a “red solo cup” on top, along with a couple of beer bottles and a ping pong ball. The bottle and the ball are attached with tenons. I used cherry scraps.

This morning I decided to throw a couple of magnets on it so I could attach some bottle caps, which was a quick win. I added black felt to the bottom and applied a few coats of Arm-r-seal.

I don’t want to talk about the last picture. I will, however, say that my second solo cup went a lot quicker.

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#1 posted 10-09-2015 07:12 PM

Great build. You just need to add a plaque to the front stating what the Trophy is for

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#2 posted 10-09-2015 07:13 PM

Yes, but that’s his problem!

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#3 posted 10-09-2015 07:29 PM

Beer Olympics , Now that is one I might be able to Qualify for.
And it is kind of funny how “Can you help me make this” So often turns into you just make it all yourself.

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#4 posted 10-09-2015 07:30 PM

Well, considering the kid has no tools, no materials and no experience in building anything … I got a kick out of the question.

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#5 posted 10-10-2015 12:16 AM

I like that !! I know quite a few knuckleheads that could be deserving of a trophy like that.


-- Mark -- Really we're not crazy, just "Limited Editions" -- --

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