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Project by Lupo posted 02-23-2010 01:44 AM 1249 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made this for a my Room Mates father. Again this is 100% recycled wood. I found the Mahogany down the road, there was stacks of it. I just did not have the strength to carry it all. One bundle was about 60 lbs. It was from a very old deck that was torn up. If they only had patience. I am sure with a little TLC the Deck would have looked amazing. There was some Yellow pine mixed in also.





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lew

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#1 posted 02-23-2010 02:19 AM

Nice looking ash tray!

Do you use a special finish that will not be effected by the heat from the ash/cigar?

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

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Lupo

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#2 posted 02-23-2010 02:30 AM

I just let them go with a little Tung oil. I have checked with everyone and found no good coating, but the best advice I got was from a Cigar guy who said that ” The burns just add character!”

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mahadevwood

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#3 posted 02-23-2010 06:13 AM

very beautiful creation

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 02-23-2010 06:15 AM

To pretty to use as a ash try.

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scrappy

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#5 posted 02-23-2010 07:09 AM

Great job. Nice recovery of the decking. I like how you plug the screw holes to add an extra design element with the dots.

Keep it up.

Scrappy

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

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Karson

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#6 posted 02-25-2010 08:06 PM

Nice candy tray. Great use of recycled materials.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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