Baseball Bookends

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Project by A Slice of Wood Workshop posted 04-11-2018 02:20 AM 429 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My boys were in desperate need of some bookends. they store their books on top of their dresser and they have accumulated so many that they are just stacking them on each other. I turned the baseball bat on the lathe. The actual holding pieces are pine, 6 inches wide. Vertical piece is 8 inches and base is 7 inches in length. The top has a nice curve to it. Then the pine was stained golden oak to “match” the dresser. After that I applied 3 coats of poly by HVLP sprayer.

If you want more in depth check out the video on my YouTube channel.

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#1 posted 04-11-2018 02:47 AM

Simple, good idea. Great job.

-- MEL, Kansas

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#2 posted 04-11-2018 01:21 PM

Nice job, great idea. Thanks for inspiring

-- CurleyJoe, In Southern Indiana

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#3 posted 04-11-2018 04:36 PM

Good looking bookends. Thanks for sharing.

-- VR, Richard "Fear is nothing more than a feeling. You feel hot. You feel hungry. You feel angry. You feel afraid. Fear can never kill you"--Remo Williams

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#4 posted 04-11-2018 05:56 PM


-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#5 posted 04-12-2018 02:12 AM

Great idea and well done

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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