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Tablesaw Snowflakes for Christmas

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Project by fawig posted 12-24-2016 12:15 PM 1175 views 14 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I enjoy making presents each year for my co-workers and Bible Study members. The annual challenge is to find a project that lends itself to easily fabricating about 30 gifts without spending months in my workshop (something I’d like but my wife might not appreciate!).

This was an ideal solution from Darth Maverick and Steve Ramsey. Mine were made from maple and cherry, glued together and clamped (I couldn’t get enough clamping force from rubber bands). I added a small hole for an ornament hanger, which came in handy for the Danish Oil finish.

I made a total of 108 snowflakes of 4 different designs so each person could get at least 3 unique snowflakes.

-- "I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength." Phil 4:13





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#1 posted 12-24-2016 02:37 PM

Interesting, will have to check further into this one. Well done.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#2 posted 12-24-2016 02:59 PM

very neat ….and to think just used a table saw amazing ….....GREAT JOB : )

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#3 posted 12-24-2016 05:54 PM

Very clever and even more thoughtful. I like your finishing technique with the coffee cup.

Thanks for sharing.

Merry Christmas

Bill in MI

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lew

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#4 posted 12-24-2016 06:27 PM

Sweet!

Love the “drying rack” idea!

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

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#5 posted 12-25-2016 03:36 AM

I like these a lot. Merry Christmas.

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#6 posted 12-25-2016 04:47 PM

Very nice, and Merry Christmas…..:)

G-Man

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#7 posted 01-18-2017 01:02 PM

Nicely done

-- Pete in NC

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