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Quick project for my sister’s husband. Made from Maple, Walnut and a tiny piece of Cherry. All joints glued. Finished with mineral oil/bee’s wax. Large enough for the “Deli Size” bagels. Design from an Internet search.

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





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ChuckV

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#1 posted 03-24-2017 05:40 PM

This is very nice.

But how can you cut a bagel without putting your finger through the hole?!

-- “Big man, pig man, ha ha, charade you are.” ― R. Waters

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Ron Aylor

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#2 posted 03-24-2017 05:40 PM

Great idea … nice work!

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  Knowing how to use a tool is more important than the tool in and of itself.

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GR8HUNTER

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#3 posted 03-24-2017 05:51 PM

very good idea Lew …...well done …GREAT JOB :<))

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

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Albert

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#4 posted 03-24-2017 06:58 PM

I like it, thanks!

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Druid

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#5 posted 03-24-2017 07:42 PM

I hope that he lets you do some post-production research (with his bagels). ;)
Nice.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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MShort

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#6 posted 03-24-2017 11:06 PM

Very nice Lew !!!

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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hoss12992

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#7 posted 03-25-2017 12:30 AM

That is really cool. Great job buddy

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Jim Bertelson

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#8 posted 03-25-2017 03:36 AM

Simple, and the band saw was in action!

Like the multiple woods. I may have to get into bagels again and plagiarize, if you don’t mind.

I am doing a much more exalted project…

...a quilter’s ironing board, with a cabinet including adjustable shelves, underneath…

Yes, it’s what we do. We know who the head of the household is, and their wish is our command.

The ironing board is 24” x 60”, so not a trivial deal.

Finally melting here some, with the temperature getting up to 32 deg in the day.

Thanks for the post, that’s a good one.

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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jbay

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#9 posted 03-25-2017 04:09 AM

What type of hand saw do you cut the bagels with?

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woodcox

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#10 posted 03-25-2017 05:07 AM

^vintage I hope.

Good gift Lew. I’ve started eating them again and I think this could be nice to have. Nice work.

-- "My god has more wood than your god" ... G. Carlin.

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helluvawreck

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#11 posted 03-25-2017 12:11 PM

Lew, I don’t know much about how a ‘bagel slicing guide’ works but it looks like you have done a really nice job on it. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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kiefer

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#12 posted 03-25-2017 03:55 PM

Good looking project !
A great finger saver have to make some for the family .

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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lew

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#13 posted 03-25-2017 10:56 PM

Chuck- Thanks! That’s what I said!

Ron- Thank You!

Tony- Thanks!

Albert- Thank You!

John- Thanks! Actually, I guess I should have tried it before sending it to him!

Mike- Thank You!

Hoss- Thanks!

Jim- Thank You! Feel free to steal the design, I did! Noticed on our weather that your area still is a little “chilly”. My Mom used to make quilts but she never mentioned a special ironing board. I’ll have to ask her about it.

Jbay- Thanks! This one should work!

Woodcox- Thank You! If you make one, post it so we can see your version!

Charles- Thanks!- According to the “New Yorker Bagels, there are about 2000 injuries per year when people slice bagels. Who knew??

Klaus- Thank You!

Thanks everyone for all of the views and making this a Daily Top 3! I really appreciate!

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

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Druid

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#14 posted 03-25-2017 11:32 PM

Hi Lew, the reason that I suggested post-production research, was mostly for you to be able to use HIS bagels.
Just a thought…. :)

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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lew

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#15 posted 03-26-2017 12:09 AM

John- That would work but I’d have to drive 4+ hours to do the research!

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

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