Firewood coasters

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Project by CanalboatJim posted 11-26-2010 04:17 PM 2216 views 5 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I bought a Wood Slicer bandsaw blade. I wanted to practice resawing so I used a couple of old pieces of firewood. The blade cut so smoothly and wih uniform thickness that I decided to use the wood rather than burn it, hence the coasters. The wood is spalted silver maple and wild cherry. It’s finished with tung oil and paste wax.

-- Jim Westbrooks

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#1 posted 11-26-2010 05:20 PM

You just gave me an idea for this weekend! Very nice and something someone will always ask about when they visit.

-- nordichomey

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#2 posted 11-26-2010 06:37 PM

I agree with nordichomey; the coasters look great, and it gives me a weekend project idea, although the firewood I have is pine and birch…

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

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#3 posted 11-26-2010 07:09 PM

Well done. I don’t think I’ve seen any better looking.

-- Larry

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#4 posted 11-27-2010 06:13 AM

These are realy lookin nice….
I good christmas project


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