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Project by degoose posted 06-08-2011 11:08 PM 2014 views 7 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had a request to insert some fishing lures into a Blokes BBQ Board…the client supplied the small plastic lures and I routered out the recess and used two-pack resin to fix the lures in the board…
The Board is Camphor Laurel and is 450 mm by 300 mm [18 in by 12 in]
Sanded to 1200 grit and finished with mineral oil [several coats]
This was purchased as a gift for a mad keen fisherman and I hope that this compliments his collection of all things fishy…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#1 posted 06-08-2011 11:27 PM

great work there larry

the range of these ideas is limitless

the guy should be very happy

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 06-08-2011 11:49 PM


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#3 posted 06-08-2011 11:52 PM

What two-pack resin do you use for this type of work, Larry?

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#4 posted 06-09-2011 12:10 AM

Very nice. I like it.

-- Janice

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#5 posted 06-09-2011 12:26 AM

Very nice looking board and the added lures is great. wonderful job

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#6 posted 06-09-2011 12:39 AM

yea that is really cool larry, i did that with some wooden flowers i had cut on the scroll saw and put them into the wooden tv trays i made for my sister..i mixed red cedar dust with the epoxy and it gave it a really cool color.., i love fishing, in alaska i did it all the time, but since my back p[roblems became worse, i had to leave my love of fishing behind…but this is a great way to customize your boards for folks…great job…love the wood…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#7 posted 06-09-2011 01:30 AM

awesome ! totally well done Bud!

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#8 posted 06-09-2011 01:49 AM

Now that is a great idea!!! How many times did I clean a fish on the ground, or a pier?

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#9 posted 06-09-2011 02:10 AM

Very very cool! Love the fishing lures! And it’s a great way for people like me who don’t know how to carve a lick to dress up a cutting board!

-- 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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#10 posted 06-09-2011 02:19 AM

Looks a little ‘fishy’ to me… :)

COOL idea!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#11 posted 06-09-2011 06:45 AM

This a great board Larry.

The lure colors blend in quite nicely.

I thought me sanding the few projects I made to 220 grit was already way too much… Did you say 1200?
I hope you skipped some grits.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#12 posted 06-09-2011 06:55 AM

i like to put some butter and brown suagr on my grits..are these some kinda super grits…1200…will it turn me into some kinda sUper duper grit red neck kinda dude…dont mess wiff my grits now..LOL…...

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#13 posted 06-09-2011 10:45 AM

I really like these a lot Larry. I might make one for my son’s birthday with fishing flys.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#14 posted 06-09-2011 03:33 PM

Looks good, Larry.

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#15 posted 06-09-2011 04:11 PM

Too cute….......sure you want to be associated…..with…..”cute”.............(-:

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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