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Buba Keg for WoodWorkers

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Project by scrappy posted 10-18-2010 02:23 AM 2815 views 7 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Since I did the Travel Mug for my wife, I have been wanting to do a mug for myself. Since I always have my Buba Keg with me, I thought I would attempt one of them.

8 piece staved walnut body with an 8 piece segmented base. Hand carved walnut handle.

Finish is 12 coats of Old Masters Tung Oil/Varnish. and 5 coats of wax. This should help it stand up to daily use.

Started with the 52oz Buba Keg. Removed the lower outside and replaced with walnut. Used the expanding foam insulation inside to help keep beverages cold.

Please feel free to leave ALL comments and suggestions. Thank You for looking.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!





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#1 posted 10-18-2010 02:28 AM

Bring your own Bubba! Nice work, scrappy.

-- My reality check bounced...

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#2 posted 10-18-2010 02:46 AM

Great job Scrappy.

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#3 posted 10-18-2010 04:06 AM

Neat Mug!! Like it a lot!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#4 posted 10-18-2010 04:23 AM

Keep a close eye on this one! Someone will “accidentally” take it home with them. Neat idea!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#5 posted 10-18-2010 04:34 AM

That’s freakin’ awesome.

-- If at first you don't succeed then maybe skydiving isn't for you.

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#6 posted 10-18-2010 04:36 AM

Great Lookin Job

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#7 posted 10-18-2010 04:43 AM

The coolest lets drink to that!

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#8 posted 10-18-2010 05:17 AM

Scrappy , You never cease to amaze me!!!

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#9 posted 10-18-2010 05:57 AM

Nice! I would love to drink coffee out of this!

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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#10 posted 10-18-2010 01:31 PM

This coffee mug would be stolen from the teacher’s lounge in a New York minute. No doubt. And I ain’t talkin about the students. ;)

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#11 posted 10-18-2010 02:35 PM

Neat idea and great execution!

-- 4thumbs in MO

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#12 posted 10-18-2010 02:49 PM

liiks cool i would like to see the process of making a segmented turning

-- self proclaimed copycat

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#13 posted 10-18-2010 07:43 PM

That brought a big smile to my face! Very nice, and good thinking outside the box (I mean keg)

-- Tom

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#14 posted 10-20-2010 05:27 AM

Nice coopering job.

-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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#15 posted 10-20-2010 05:36 AM

all that work exceptionally well done to be wasted on a wood like walnut that taints all spirits

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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