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Butter churn - school project done in 90 minutes!

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Project by Scott Landry posted 11-20-2015 02:33 AM 1065 views 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My 10 year old daughter and I made this in 90 minutes start to finish without any plans. Did not have a clue how I was going to make this when we started out to the shop after dinner tonight. It was like a 1 in 1000 chance phenomenon. I randomly selected 15 degrees for the staves and we ripped them at a random width and it made the right size and fit the first shot! My daughter used the miter saw, router and band saw (with me at her side)and did a lot of the sanding. I think you can actually churn butter in this thing.

-- Every project is an opportunity to acquire new tools and any solution that requires buying a new tool is the correct one.





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#1 posted 11-20-2015 12:55 PM

Good idea! Nice work! Way to go getting the next generation into creativity. What are you going to say when she wants a dovetail jig from Santa?

-- stay thirsty my friends...

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#2 posted 11-20-2015 11:50 PM

I think you should give it a try and see if it works. I am as curious as you are. This is a great looking project though.

-- Joe - - Laughter is like a windshied wiper, it doesn't stop the rain but allows us to keep going.

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