Fish Passification Tool

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Project by MakingAMess posted 04-17-2010 04:25 AM 1782 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s my most recently completed project (and my first posting on Lumberjocks). I saw a beautiful piece of maple in the cast off bin at the local hardware store. Unfortunately it is so twisted and bent that I can only use it in small pieces.
I decided to make up a fish bat as the grand prize for the family fishing trip this year. You dont’ have to catch the biggest fish to win, just have everyone believe that you caught the biggest one.

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Richard Alexander

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#1 posted 04-17-2010 05:31 AM

That’s the best looking fish bat I’ve ever seen. I didn’t even know fish could play baseball.

-- Richard- Tulsa, Oklahoma

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#2 posted 04-17-2010 08:30 AM

Yep & they love “fly” balls…

(Hey, it’s late. What do you expect?)

I do like the bat.

-- I'm not old. Just "well seasoned".

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#3 posted 04-17-2010 12:22 PM

never heard it called that. Nice job.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#4 posted 04-17-2010 01:34 PM

Everyone needs a fishing tool this nice. If you have any of that wood left, try a fish rod handle. Dandy work.

-- Keep your knife sharp.

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#5 posted 04-17-2010 01:35 PM

so its a club then LOL…........

-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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#6 posted 04-17-2010 02:20 PM


-- christopheralan

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Douglas Bordner

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#7 posted 04-17-2010 05:35 PM

♬Rock-a-bye and good night, Mr. Muskie should be sleeping…♫
Looks good!

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#8 posted 04-17-2010 06:13 PM

Passification Tool.......Toooo funny ! Thanks for the laughs and welcome to LJs : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#9 posted 04-18-2010 05:14 AM

I went deep sea fishing once and we caught a baracuda we wanted to keep. The deck hand was some kind of Norwegian/Sweede/Flemmish guy with a huge accent. After we landed it on the boat. He was yelling, “give me the fishing boot!!!. No one knew what the heck he was talking about and finally moves over and grabs the “fishing bat” used to knock the fish over the head to keep it from biting us.

-- Kris

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#10 posted 04-18-2010 07:19 AM

nice bonker a good prize for a family retreat

-- of all the things Ive lost in life i miss my mind the most

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#11 posted 04-20-2010 09:39 PM

Wish I had this for that huge mudfish I caught this weekend….and the occasional gar….

-- Upstate South Carolina Woodworker

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#12 posted 05-17-2010 05:12 AM

Nice bat. I assume that to whak the fish you catch.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#13 posted 05-17-2010 05:25 AM

Da club ,a fish never had it so good LOL

-- Custom furniture

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#14 posted 06-11-2010 01:12 PM

poor fishies!

-- Every neighborhood has an eccentric neighbor. I wondered for years "who was ours?" Then I realized it was me.

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