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Project by CaptainAhab posted 1291 days ago 3777 views 15 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Ok, these things seem to be the “thing” to make….so here’s my version. 1st one is in Bloodwood and Ash. 2nd in EI Rosewood. Gift box for the Rosewood one is in Paduak and Gen. Mahogany. Bloodwood goes into my tool drawer!

-- Dave www.bluesagehues.com





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swirt

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#1 posted 1291 days ago

Very nicely done.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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MattinCincy

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#2 posted 1291 days ago

I recently saw one of these demonstrated and was impressed, but not enough to shell out $60.00 – $70.00. Do you have one and copied it, work from a plan, or just wing it when you made these?

-- Wag more, bark less.

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#3 posted 1291 days ago

niiice version of it

take care
Dennis

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Cozmo35

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#4 posted 1291 days ago

Nice wood, nice project!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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CaptainAhab

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#5 posted 1291 days ago

MattinCincy, there is a TON of discussion on here concerning these. I looked thru them all, set down and designed one on CAD, then went to the shop and winged it!! Not exactly as I planned, but effective.

-- Dave www.bluesagehues.com

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#6 posted 1291 days ago

Nice!!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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mafe

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#7 posted 1291 days ago

Really cool, and elegant design.
And yet another way to construct it, this I like especially.
As I see, you used the original design, and moved the locking mechanism for the size of wood up.
I think it would be interesting one day to compare these different models so we can find out the best about each type.
Can we see a picture where its put apart, to understand the principal? (I made some also so I’m curious)
Best thoughts,
MaFe

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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jockmike2

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#8 posted 1291 days ago

It’s cool I just wish I knew what it’s for?

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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CaptainAhab

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#9 posted 1291 days ago

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-- Dave www.bluesagehues.com

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#10 posted 1291 days ago

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-- Dave www.bluesagehues.com

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CaptainAhab

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#11 posted 1291 days ago

sorry all…doesn’t seem to be a way to delete or resize

-- Dave www.bluesagehues.com

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#12 posted 1291 days ago

Mike:

So where are you kerf maker/master makers getting those brass nuts and knobs? I think I need to build a handful of these for gifts for various woodworkers in my life.

-- Dan Lyke, Petaluma California, http://www.flutterby.net/User:DanLyke

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CaptainAhab

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#13 posted 1291 days ago

Found mine in a mixed package at Menards in the ceiling fan area. They are a bit thin IMO, so hope they don’t strip out. They are 6mm standard thread.

-- Dave www.bluesagehues.com

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CaptainAhab

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#14 posted 1291 days ago

I’ll try this one more time!....

-- Dave www.bluesagehues.com

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#15 posted 1291 days ago

Nice job on those. Made your grease box yet? :-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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