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Project by Randy M. posted 11-03-2016 03:18 AM 976 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been in an orchestra for over 3 years and was asked to make or find some special batons. I don’t have a lathe so found some nice batons from old world baton. (One is 12” and one is 14”). Then a box was needed also I started with just the bocote but it required deeper groves so I made it deeper with some yellow heart. The outer shell is all bocote wood finished with laquer.

The box is 1.5” high length close to 15.5” and depth of 3”

-- Do it with your heart in it.........





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Mr M's Woodshop

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#1 posted 11-03-2016 05:05 AM

For the discerning conductor, you’ve done an unbelievably nice thing.

-- Henry Mowry, Santa Clarita, CA, http://www.MowryJournal.com

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#2 posted 11-03-2016 11:02 AM

I know nothing of batons but this looks beautiful. That box is really eye catching. Nicely done!

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#3 posted 11-03-2016 05:39 PM

This is a wonderful baton case.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#4 posted 11-03-2016 06:06 PM

Thanks hope she likes and that she will be pleasantly surprised

-- Do it with your heart in it.........

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#5 posted 11-03-2016 08:56 PM

very very nice work

-- Love the smell of snow in the morning.

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#6 posted 11-04-2016 12:56 AM

ANY conductor would certainly be proud to own such a beautiful set like this.

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#7 posted 11-04-2016 04:49 PM

Beautiful box, I like the oval shape.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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