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Bubinga Drum Sticks

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Project by DMiller posted 06-23-2017 12:47 AM 500 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Today I made a set of drum sticks out of bubinga wood for my guitar teacher. They were a lot of fun to build, however, a little tricky due to the fact that they were made on a belt sander flipped upside down. After wood-burning his initials in the end and finishing with Watco oil and shellac, you get a cool, fully functional drum accessory! Thanks for looking!

-- Dale Miller Modesto, CA "I can do all things through him that strengtheneth me." Philippians 4:13. "Woodworking minus patience equals firewood."





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Ron Aylor

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#1 posted 06-23-2017 11:23 AM

Good job, Dale! I have a pair of rosewood 3S field drum sticks (turned in Williamsburg, VA) ... been using them since the early 70s. Again, good job!

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

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DMiller

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#2 posted 06-23-2017 02:03 PM

Thanks! Sounds like fun turning them!

-- Dale Miller Modesto, CA "I can do all things through him that strengtheneth me." Philippians 4:13. "Woodworking minus patience equals firewood."

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ralbuck

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#3 posted 06-23-2017 11:40 PM

Nicely done.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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DMiller

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#4 posted 06-24-2017 12:27 AM

thanks, ralbuck!

-- Dale Miller Modesto, CA "I can do all things through him that strengtheneth me." Philippians 4:13. "Woodworking minus patience equals firewood."

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