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Project by EvilNuff posted 07-30-2011 03:56 AM 1650 views 7 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Continuing my quest to learn fundamentals…I tool some 4/4 Cherry and hand re-sawed it in half. Planed the pieces down to 3/8 thick and made boxes from them. The corners are simple miter joints and the bottoms are mitered in as well. I spent quite a bit of effort working on the miter cuts, figuring that a small project like this was a good learning one.

The corks are hot glued in to form a base for drinks to rest on, despite what it looks like drinks rest flat on top. :)

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#1 posted 07-30-2011 04:08 AM

Neat little project.

-- Jeff,

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#2 posted 07-30-2011 04:12 AM

Keep doing good work, they look great.

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#3 posted 07-30-2011 04:25 AM

I thought they were boxes of poler chips when I first saw the thumbnail ;-)) Good idea.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#4 posted 07-30-2011 07:19 AM

Well I think your table top is safe from any marks through these. Well done.

-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?

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#5 posted 07-30-2011 02:37 PM

I like the cork idea

-- Common sense is so rare anymore when you do see it, it looks like pure genius.

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#6 posted 07-30-2011 03:23 PM

thanks… well done… I have a whole bag of corks to use up… good idea…

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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#7 posted 07-30-2011 07:37 PM

Nice work, interesting concept.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#8 posted 08-02-2011 03:51 PM

I have to admit the idea wasn’t mine…I saw some coasters just like this for purchase and decided to make instead of buy. :)

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