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Project by Ron Smith posted 09-25-2017 06:56 PM 516 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So, the hands in this project were done on my CNC. The text on the laser. Frame and prep with other tools in the shop. While I do carve, you can see that in some of my other projects, I love the immediate gratification this brought to me while I had a few hours of free time in the shop. I made this, as I do many of my projects, as a gift and the recipient loves it.

So, before the debate begins again, I have a bunch of tools. I use them all and have for a very long time. I will never abandon my hand tools, or carving in general. Neither will I prevent myself the joy of producing a gift for a friend in a fraction of the time.

So, Hand Rub finish or HVLP?

-- Thank God for sawdust... Ron. TX resident...





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DMiller

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#1 posted 09-25-2017 08:57 PM

Very cool. Looks great!

-- Dale Miller Modesto, CA "Woodworking minus patience equals firewood."

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#2 posted 09-25-2017 09:42 PM

Beautiful Ron!!!

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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TungOil

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#3 posted 09-26-2017 12:53 AM

nicely done. My vote is for HVLP….

-- The optimist says "the glass is half full". The pessimist says "the glass is half empty". The engineer says "the glass is twice as big as it needs to be"

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playingwithmywood

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#4 posted 09-26-2017 02:56 AM

it looks great and love the content

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 09-26-2017 02:31 PM

This is a beautiful wall plaque.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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