funny little hat

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Project by peteg posted 02-10-2011 12:15 AM 1655 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Started as a continuation of my winged series, however due to “design corrections” it had to be modified so ended up with a lid to make a sort of hat,
The brim was Turned from beech, the lid hollowed on the lathe and the outer hand carved for a change. 150mm x 110mm x 60 h,
sealed, laqured rubed back & mop polished.
all comments welcomed

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#1 posted 02-10-2011 12:31 AM

This is an amazing little project, You my friend are very talented!

Thanks for sharing!!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#2 posted 02-10-2011 12:51 AM

Nice hat, Pete. That looks quite realistic.


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#3 posted 02-10-2011 01:14 AM

Hey Pete,
Sweet job…well done.

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#4 posted 02-10-2011 01:29 AM

you made me smile :-)
nice hat thanks

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions

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#5 posted 02-10-2011 02:52 AM

WELL DONE made me smile too

-- polecat, south alabama

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#6 posted 02-10-2011 03:21 AM

He’s a cute little guy. Very nice.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#7 posted 02-10-2011 12:55 PM

nice save…......

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#8 posted 02-10-2011 09:35 PM

Thanks everybody, this started as a 3 tier set of reverse wings and a bit bigger, however with this type of turning sometimes you win & sometimes you lose, the edge of the brim is 1 to 1.5 mm thick, this time I lost :(
Always tomorrow :)

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#9 posted 02-17-2011 04:54 AM

Very nice, I have a mouse that it should fit very nicely but I think it will require a strap, or maybe some consturction adheasive.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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