Shark attack

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Project by ralbuck posted 09-25-2017 12:03 AM 1106 views 2 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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They are the CEO of openers!

Made from my pattern and unknown rescued pallet wood. The strings are rawhide for effect and also hanging.
One of them was tested the rest are waiting for final testing. R & D gets expensive!

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

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#1 posted 09-25-2017 01:15 AM

Good Job Buddy!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be.

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#2 posted 09-25-2017 03:07 AM

Bite open a bottle, that’s the way to do it. Nice job.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#3 posted 09-25-2017 09:33 AM

I like ‘em!

-- God bless, Candy

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#4 posted 09-25-2017 09:55 AM

nice work

-- bambi

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#5 posted 09-25-2017 10:19 AM

Send one over so I can try it out. Nice job man.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#6 posted 09-25-2017 10:52 AM

Very mean looking openers. Well done.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#7 posted 09-25-2017 11:08 AM

Vicious openers, I like them, job well done.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#8 posted 09-25-2017 11:42 AM

Good design,very good idea.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#9 posted 09-25-2017 12:41 PM

A Great set of Jaws! That’s how you get the job done! Nice Work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#10 posted 09-25-2017 01:00 PM

These make a nice pedant. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#11 posted 09-25-2017 01:23 PM

clever design.

-- The pig caught under the fence is always the one doing all the squealing !

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#12 posted 09-25-2017 04:10 PM

Cool Id.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#13 posted 09-25-2017 05:26 PM

A big “Thank You” to everyone for the kind words.

Start with a shark outline and a little scissors or ?? modifications will work. Exact measurements are not needed. The thickness of the wood being used can vary also—hard woods can be thinner and work well. I have even made pine openers out of 3/4 inch scraps that work; just will have a shorter life.

This is a very easy project with a scrollsaw; could also be done on a bandsaw and then stack cut, I think. The mouth works best from about 5/16th opening to 3/8 or so. the length of the mouth between bottom jaw front and top jaw should extend out about 1/2 inch for the best leverage. The bottom jaw cut should be at about a 75 degree angle, higher is to hard to make fit the bottle and lower weakens the jaw too much. These are approximate figures from my development.

I will enjoy seeing your versions of the sharks!

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

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#14 posted 09-25-2017 07:17 PM

good going number two man.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#15 posted 09-26-2017 12:36 AM

Nice Work Ralph…



-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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