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Project by TWegs posted 05-15-2017 08:10 PM 1849 views 6 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Inspired by Paul Sellers winding sticks design, I thought I would take a stab at it myself. I made these from mahogany. The inlay strip and center dowels are black walnut. The tab inlays are hard maple. I finished them with amber shellac and a light coat of finishing wax. I probably watched Paul Sellers’ videos 5 or 6 times to copy his technique. I think they turned out well and they are absolutely flat and straight. Should come in handy for 4 squaring stock.





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Rich

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#1 posted 05-15-2017 08:45 PM

I like that design, and you crafted them beautifully. I really should get off my butt and make some too.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Half of what we read or hear about finishing is right. We just don’t know which half! — Bob Flexner

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#2 posted 05-15-2017 09:53 PM

Good job TWegs!

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#3 posted 05-15-2017 10:15 PM

Nice job on the sticks. Paul has some good content.

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#4 posted 05-15-2017 10:18 PM

Nice work twegs. I made the same sticks a few weeks ago and have used them a couple of times already.

-- Bill, Yo!......in Brooklyn & Steel City :)

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#5 posted 05-16-2017 01:21 AM

Very nice!

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#6 posted 05-16-2017 08:32 AM

Super handy ! I’ll have to watch the videos on this. Thank you for sharing . Which mahogany species did you use ?

-- Nothing worth doing is easy ! (or simple) It's time to move past cultural Marxism. 120 million bodies is more than enough to learn that lesson .

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TWegs

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#7 posted 05-16-2017 01:03 PM

Thanks for you comments. I have no idea which species of mahogany they are. I get my lumber from my local Woodcraft store and I’ll typically snatch up anything that’s out in the front of the store, deeply discounted because it’s less than 6 feet. I would guess given how cheap it was ($6.90/BF ) it’s probable sourced close to Florida, implying it’s from Central America. The grain looks like Honduran Big Leaf mahogany, but that’s a complete guess.

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#8 posted 05-16-2017 02:02 PM

These turned out beautifully and should be a nice addition to your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#9 posted 05-17-2017 01:00 PM

Nice job! I watched those episodes a couple of weeks ago and am gathering the materials to build a pair myself. Yours came out great.

-- https://www.clickasnap.com/Andy61 - Andy - Old Chinese proverb says: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

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#10 posted 05-18-2017 05:37 PM

Great job! I want to make a pair of these. I watched the video a few times. You’ve inspired me to go back and check it out again.

-- Marsha, Northeast Ohio

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