Different twist or assemblely on common project

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Project by bushmaster posted 11-24-2015 06:26 PM 763 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have made these with strip of wood under joining them together, I thought it would be neater with dowels, I like the result. Holes where made on the drill press with vise clamped down and a stop for second hole. I just used the edge of the vise for the first hole. To assemble the body I cut a strip of wood the thickness I wanted the spacing and ten cut it into little pieces, I may have used a drill press vise to hold it vertically, two spacers between each one. use ca glue for each rib as you assemble it, The ca glue flows right in, I added some to the other side later. Trim the dowels flush and glue wood to each end, draw shape and cut on bandsaw. The first picture was the prototype I made first, For the gifts I used paduck for the head and tail. Would like to see some made with exotic woods that a lot of you use. Easy, quick, and Christmas is coming.

Thanks for looking and comments are appreciated.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#1 posted 11-24-2015 09:05 PM

Love the piece. Best part is that it was made in the west instead of the Far East!!! Quality comes first!

-- Roman:... These Boots Were Made For 'Talkin'!

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#2 posted 11-25-2015 05:46 AM

Good ideas for the future Brian. They look really well made! Only thing I’ve made for fishing is a turned club. My sister says every time she thinks of it she gets a head ache.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#3 posted 11-26-2015 04:17 PM

Another innovative and creative project well executed!

My humility keeps being added too.

Extremely nice work!

-- just rjR

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