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Big Thanks to Jim! Wooden Handle for My XB

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Project by OregonBurls posted 01-31-2010 04:08 AM 1369 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a big thanks and a shout out to Jim at a1Jim.
I went over to his shop and we used his multi router (nice tool) a couple of months ago.
Everything fit perfectly. It took me a while to finish the project but I think that it came out just fine.

Thanks JIM!!!

This was made out of 5a big leaf maple burl with lace between the birds eye. very nice piece of wood.
Can’t wait to put more burl ascents on my XB! I was thinking veneer on the door handles to start.

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, www.oregonburls.com What can I say but God Is Good!





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sras

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#1 posted 01-31-2010 04:47 AM

Looks sharp! What kind of finish did you use?

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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OregonBurls

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#2 posted 01-31-2010 04:48 AM

DEFT Clear Wood. About 20 coats.

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, www.oregonburls.com What can I say but God Is Good!

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 01-31-2010 04:54 AM

Hey Greg
I was just wondering how you and the boys were and how this came out. Looks terrific with your fantastic wood. Your most welcome. Take care bud.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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woodworm

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#4 posted 01-31-2010 05:10 AM

Great idea, very nicely done.

I just wonder if one day the plate number is stolen or dropped while you’re speeding in the busy highway. Would you replace it with wooden letters-numbers? so you may need this:

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#5 posted 01-31-2010 05:19 AM

nice work.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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#6 posted 01-31-2010 06:01 AM

VERY COOL!!!!

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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#7 posted 01-31-2010 01:08 PM

Wonderful and just the thing to accompany your logo on the back window. I’m sure that will be getting a lot of attention.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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scrappy

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#8 posted 01-31-2010 03:54 PM

Very cool. Remember the blog and was wondering what it came out like. Nice to see LJ’s working together.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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Grumpy

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#9 posted 02-01-2010 12:02 AM

NICE JOB. VERY ORIGINAL.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#10 posted 02-01-2010 12:06 AM

That looks great and hats off to Jim for the use of his tools.

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#11 posted 02-04-2010 02:22 AM

Great job Greg, I how about a burl bumper? :-)

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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OregonBurls

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#12 posted 02-04-2010 03:50 AM

That would be cool!!!

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, www.oregonburls.com What can I say but God Is Good!

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