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Project by Chris posted 11-23-2017 10:16 PM 349 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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My first Christmas tree ornament turned on the drill press. The wood is Walnut. I drilled a hole in one end, put a 1/4 inch hex bolt in the end, cut off the head of the bolt and chucked it up in the drill press. I put a large carriage bolt through one of the drill press table slots and tightened it with washers and bolts. Then I used one of my 3 chisels to shape it. I sanded it from 120 to 400 then used steel wool for a final finishing. Mineral oil brought out the grain. I drilled a hole through the hex bolt stem and then cut off the excess and rounded the end of the bolt shaft with the grinder (wheel then steel brush). I put fishing line through the hole and it’s ready for the tree. I got the idea from Nick Ferry on You tube. Thanks for looking.





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 11-24-2017 01:14 AM

First of all, WELCOME TO LUMBERJOCKS!!!
Nice ornament…keep ‘em coming!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 11-24-2017 02:07 PM

You did a nice job on this ornament. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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