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Project by blmac4 posted 04-20-2017 05:25 PM 1263 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Finished up a fun project, after seeing this on another site, I had to give it a try. It’s Maui’s hook, made from glued up pieces of 2×4. Marc was kind enough to provide the pattern and I cut it out on the band saw, and shaped it by hand using a wood rasp since I do not have a side grinder like he used in the video. I also decided to wrap the handle with leather instead of using rope. The images were burned using a woodburning tool. The grandkids were very excited about it, so I am pleased with the results.

Bobby
Louisiana





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leafherder

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#1 posted 04-20-2017 10:43 PM

Cool! But you don’t need my approval if the grandkids have already passed judgement. Thanks for sharing.

-- Leafherder

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Hawaiilad

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#2 posted 04-21-2017 07:18 AM

Very nice. I love the burning. I have made several of these, but much smaller.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#3 posted 04-21-2017 01:22 PM

Fantastic. We love the movie. The Grandkids will love it.

-- Peter, A man convinced against his will is of the same opinion still.

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#4 posted 04-21-2017 04:57 PM

Beautifully done!

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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#5 posted 04-21-2017 04:57 PM

Great job.

Now to figure out what wall it has to hang on.

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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