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Project by Oeistein Jensen posted 07-08-2010 01:03 PM 1460 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This Wood Carafe was made as birthday present to one of my second cousin in Canada.
It\s made from Beech and Burmesian Teak cut down for over 100 years ago. The carafe
is hollowed to a wallthicknes of 5 mm, sanded to 400 grit and treated with 2 layers of epoxoy.
The cups and top has got the same treatment. The carafe takes 6.5 dl.

Thanks for comments and looking.

Øistein

-- The Woodpecker´s Workshop at http://www.thewoodpeckersworkshop.com





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Maveric777

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#1 posted 07-08-2010 01:53 PM

Pretty sharp looking Carafe. Of course I had to Google Carafe to find out what it was…lol

I’m sure your cousin will cherish this gift. Well done….

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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aldente

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#2 posted 07-08-2010 02:01 PM

I have not yet worked with teak, did you treat the inside with anything? If not will the teak prevent any type of liquid from sacturating the wood, like brewers pitch does? I was thinking about making some wooden wine bottles and was going to use the brewers pitch to seal the inside. I really like your design. Can I use it?

-- Rodd, Texas grandpa

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#3 posted 07-08-2010 02:06 PM

that´s one for the snaps
CHEERS Oisten

Dennis

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Kate

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#4 posted 07-08-2010 02:15 PM

What a great idea. Looks good.

-- Kate, http://www.wooden-box-maker.com

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#5 posted 07-08-2010 02:43 PM

Great looking and original!

-- Don, Saginaw Mi

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#6 posted 07-08-2010 03:48 PM

Looks good. Snaps?!
CHEERS Oisten

-- www.woodworkerlazar.com

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hairy

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#7 posted 07-08-2010 05:27 PM

I like it! And what I really like is thinking about the process. All the steps involved, so many opportunities to mess it up. Excellent!

-- the last of Barret's Privateers...

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#8 posted 07-08-2010 05:45 PM

Nice Øisten. Great gift.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Oeistein Jensen

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#9 posted 07-08-2010 08:20 PM

Thank you for all kind words, cheers, prost and skål.
Aldente; both the cups and the carafe is treated inside with epoxy.
All of you who want to use this carafe design, you are welcome.

Øistein

-- The Woodpecker´s Workshop at http://www.thewoodpeckersworkshop.com

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Oeistein Jensen

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#10 posted 08-15-2010 10:49 PM

To all of you who wondered whow I make this Carafe (wood flask). Now I have updated my website The Woodpecker´s Workshop at www.flisespikkeriet.biz
Under “How to make” you will find how I made this Carafe (wood flaks), and you can use it as you want to.

Øistein

-- The Woodpecker´s Workshop at http://www.thewoodpeckersworkshop.com

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