Ah the beginnings.....

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Project by FatGuyinaLiitleShop posted 11-01-2009 10:10 AM 1628 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first ‘big’ project about two years ago. My wife makes jewelry and was wanting to expand her sales. She had been looking into buying some crosses for her stuff (I’ll put more of those up later). I told her “I can cut you some!” This was my excuse to start buying stuff. I found my little Delta band saw in a pawn shop for $40. It looked near new. I roughed them up and sanded them with my little B&D Wizard. It has one little 3.6V battery and a small accessory kit. I had a mystery can of finish to put on there and viola! a few sand/finish cycles later and she had some crafts to sell.

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#1 posted 11-01-2009 04:36 PM

Neat Idea!

I see you have applied the first law of woodworking- “Every new project requires the purchase of a new tool” ;^)

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 11-01-2009 05:02 PM

A good project well done

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#3 posted 11-01-2009 05:24 PM

Knoob, these are nice crosses. And, like Lew said, I am glad to see that your wife is convinced that in order to expand her craft inventory you need to add to your tool collection.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#4 posted 11-01-2009 10:08 PM

Yeah I got me a good woman! She encourages me to do more. She understands I need to buy the ‘occasional’ tool. She’s the same way with her jewelry making. We both get excited about going to Sears or Harbor Freight. She bought me the smaller drill press.

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#5 posted 03-23-2012 03:49 PM

I like it.

-- "The Cedar King"

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