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Project by spanky46 posted 01-30-2010 05:09 PM 1658 views 4 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Last spring I was ask to be on a traveling pool league. A five man team like bowling! Most of the guys I knew. You have a home table (Brighton VFW) and play roughly half your games away! Since everyone has their own stick you need someplace to put them when your not shooting! One of the guys ask me to come up with a solution! It fits against a round or flat edge table and is my first inlay work. Birdseye Maple, Brazilian Cherry, Maple, Cherry and Mulberry.

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.





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patron

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#1 posted 01-30-2010 05:19 PM

beautiful work , spanky .

and a clever idea !

i used to do the pool teams ,
but quit after i quit drinking ,

it’s hard to drink 15 cokes for $2.00 a pop !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 01-30-2010 05:21 PM

With a stick rack like that you put the other team on the defensive and score a big psychological advantage.

Very nice design, wood choice and inlay…

Have they asked you to make sticks to match?

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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sras

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#3 posted 01-30-2010 06:09 PM

Beautiful! Nice design!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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Gary Fixler

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#4 posted 01-30-2010 06:16 PM

Nicely work with the inlays! They’re a perfect fit.

-- Gary, Los Angeles, video game animator

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#5 posted 01-30-2010 07:02 PM

what a neat idea… great looking inlay too….

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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woodworm

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#6 posted 01-30-2010 07:09 PM

Nice wood, very nicely built.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#7 posted 01-30-2010 07:46 PM

gorgeous…what a great solution—-my first thought was: “What prevents it from sliding back?” and then I saw the underside tabs (?).

Great idea!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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degoose

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#8 posted 01-30-2010 10:34 PM

Great design great inlay just great… I really enjoy seeing your projects… more inspiration…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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JNelson

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#9 posted 01-31-2010 12:03 AM

Great design! I miss pool playing, played APA 8&9 ball. I was a skill level 7 in 8 ball & an 8 in 9 ball before I quit. Our team made it to Vegas a few years. Is that a Schon cue? Looks like that or maybe a Viking.

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#10 posted 02-02-2010 11:25 PM

clever and simpel
will do the job
and good loking too
well done

Dennis

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#11 posted 02-02-2010 11:36 PM

Wow Spanky that’s great with wonderful wood. and super work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#12 posted 02-21-2010 10:44 PM

Nice job.

-- Let's do it in the wood pile!

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