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Project by dynadeuce posted 03-01-2011 07:36 PM 4893 views 8 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

two different Shot Boards, used for serving multiple shots of your favorite beverage. In my neck of the woods, these are commonly seen at Bars that make a business of celebrating Oktoberfest. The first one I made is the picture with the all clear shotglasses. The second is in the other two pictures, the one with my hand is just to show the necessity of the length of board behind the handle for leverage against your arm. Fun simple project, on the first one I used an old handsaw handle as the pattern for the handle, on the second I just winged it. Simple attachment of handle to board with wood screws from the bottom. Shot glass depressions are made with a 1 1/2” Forstner bit. (many shot glasses are 1 1/4” at their base. Finished with several coats of a Marine grade varnish, when in use these tend to get liquid spilled on them alot. Prosit!

-- dynadeuce-- What will your legacy be?





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chrisstef

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#1 posted 03-01-2011 07:58 PM

Now thats one hell of an introduction … nice project and i always appreciate a nice shot of whiskey. Welcome to LJ’s.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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RexMcKinnon

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#2 posted 03-01-2011 08:21 PM

Now that’s a cool project.

Welcome to LJ’s

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 03-01-2011 08:57 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks! Thanks for sharing this project. Looks like these could be made for a good many bars. You may have quite a business!
I always like to see something made that fills a need somewhere.

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

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Dennisgrosen

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#4 posted 03-01-2011 09:17 PM

welcome to L J enjoy and have fun :-)

this a cool aplication to a woodworkers mancave to be used after finished project´s
always ready to shoting straight

take care
Dennis

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KMT

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#5 posted 03-01-2011 11:00 PM

mmmm, Tequila!

-- - Martin

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#6 posted 03-01-2011 11:59 PM

Welcome to LJ – nice propject if I do drink myself – or whatever

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.

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Eric

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#7 posted 03-02-2011 02:13 AM

Way cool duece!

-- Eric

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Dennisgrosen

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#8 posted 03-02-2011 03:15 AM

by the way its not a shotboard …its a shotjointerplane

Dennis

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#9 posted 03-02-2011 09:41 PM

now that looks like an outstanding way to display my shot glass collection. thanks for the great idea!

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dynadeuce

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#10 posted 03-07-2011 04:18 AM

Just delivered the Shot Board to my client, which created orders for two more from her friends. Never know what people will want?!

-- dynadeuce-- What will your legacy be?

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