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Project by Grumpy posted 10-30-2018 11:46 PM 321 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This little dolly is for my Travel Agent who i call number 1 as she has gone the extra yards for us on deals.
I used Wenge & Huon Pine on this one, I think with good effect.
I glued up with Tightbond 111 & used cable ties as clamps, very effective.
4 different ones in this sample


I band sawed off the edges to avoid tear out on the lathe.

One thing for sure is ‘Feast Watson Master Touch’ wipe on poly gives a far superior gloss finish than ‘Minwax’ although ‘Minwax’ is good for an initial sealing coat.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python





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#1 posted 10-31-2018 02:00 AM

Nice pieces, Tony!!

cheers, Jim

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

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#2 posted 10-31-2018 10:38 AM

nice work,buddy

-- bambi

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#3 posted 10-31-2018 11:11 AM

Nice work, and a clever idea for clamping small pieces, I should remember for future small projects.

-- andrek

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#4 posted 10-31-2018 01:38 PM

I like this one Tony. It reminds me of Mr. ranger. Great finish.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#5 posted 10-31-2018 09:57 PM

Thanks for looking Jim,Bambi, Andrex & Dave.
Dave, maybe I should do a mountie.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#6 posted 11-01-2018 12:36 AM

If you decide to do a Mountie, you won’t have far to go.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#7 posted 11-02-2018 03:19 AM

Just love it. Nice project.

-- JENNY

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#8 posted 11-02-2018 06:11 AM

Cute little doll Grumpy, your travel agent will love it.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#9 posted 11-04-2018 01:55 AM

Thanks for your comments Dave, Jenny & Bob

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#10 posted 11-08-2018 01:28 AM

Cool Dolly. Nice wood you used in it too!!

cheers,, mate…...............Jim

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

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#11 posted 11-08-2018 02:40 AM

Nifty little turning! What did you make out of the rest of those glue-ups?

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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#12 posted 11-08-2018 03:31 AM

Thanks Jim.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#13 posted 11-08-2018 03:32 AM

DL, I made other dolly’s with the rest of the glue ups.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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