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Coffee Cup HolderMicrowave steam-bent bent lamination Beech
How I did it can be seen here.
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#1 posted 10-09-2010 05:45 PM
great idea :—)every one need those spread strategic over the shop
thank´s for sharing itDennis
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#2 posted 10-09-2010 05:46 PM
Pretty cool. I also like the coffee cup. will it hold a soda can or would a bottom need to be added?
I really like my Dr. Pepper.
Great job and blog.
-- The view only changes for the leading dog.
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#3 posted 10-09-2010 05:49 PM
I really like this build. Am going to “favorite” it! Pretty impressive thought process. I’ve used the microwave to dry small pieces of wood, but never considering using it to steam.
How many cycles in the microwave, and how long did each cycle last?
-- Darrell B.
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#4 posted 10-09-2010 06:01 PM
I need one but can we build a cup warmer into it :-) Nice job, I’d love to see the process of how you made it!
-- Jim in Langley BC Canada --- www.sollows.ca
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#5 posted 10-09-2010 06:46 PM
Really sweet.Best thoughts,MaFe
-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.
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#6 posted 10-10-2010 02:44 AM
hahah! awesome!i cant start my day without a cup of coffee :) i better get a bench first though, lol.
-- Flemming. It's only a mistake if you can't fix it.
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#7 posted 10-10-2010 03:39 AM
attractive and functional. I love it.
-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com
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#8 posted 10-10-2010 04:03 AM
Fits well with the bench! Great job.
-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."
#9 posted 10-10-2010 08:20 AM
Toxicoval56, I designed it to fit my mug, but it would be easy enough to glue in a circular bottom.
Darrell, somewhere between fifteen and five minutes, longer at first, shorter after it was softened. Keep flexing it back and forth, into a tighter loop each time. Keep the rag wet.
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#10 posted 10-10-2010 06:13 PM
THAT IS AWESOME! Repeat, hadn’t thought of microwave steam bending.This is going to my favorites too.BTKS
-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)
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#11 posted 10-11-2010 03:12 AM
How cool is that, I like it, nice work
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#12 posted 10-11-2010 06:10 PM
Nothing like coffee sweetened with sawdust. Nice job DarnellDavid G
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#13 posted 10-11-2010 07:47 PM
When I first saw the primary photo before reading the title, I thought what a classy way to mount and display walking canes. I’ve been trying to figure a way to make a grouping of 3 of my canes to hang on the wall and every idea always ‘looks’ ugly. I wonder if this could be done on a smaller scale. What a concept.
-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)
#14 posted 10-26-2010 05:58 AM
Spoontaneous, I think this would be a really cool way to display canes. If I were to make a three-way holder, I’d glue up three circles, a little smaller diameter than what I have here but with slightly thicker walls. Then I’d make a tablesaw sled that would hold the circles at the correct angle and position and make flat spots. Glued together the flats would become mitres and the overall profile would look like the club symbol from playing cards.
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#15 posted 03-07-2011 10:32 AM
There would be very few people not on this web-site that would appreciate this, but that’s funny and awesome!
-- Measure Twice, cut two, three times, plane, join, sand, coat, sand, coat, sand, coat, buff, wax, polish, brag. It's a process.
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