|Project by OutPutter||posted 01-13-2010 05:52 PM||1644 views||2 times favorited||13 comments|
The coasters themselves are made from a small tree lost in Hurricane Ike in my neighborhood. I was just able to fit them under the miter saw and chop off about a dozen pieces. I let them dry for a couple of weeks picking out the ones that didn’t check for the set. I finished them with about five coats of pure tung oil. The rack is made of nicely figured walnut and two large cocobolo dowels. My oldest daughter was with me while I was shopping for wood and latched onto these two pieces of woods and said “daddy, can you make something with these?” What could I say. The coasters were free and the rack cost about twenty bucks!