wooden trivets

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Project by grizzman posted 10-06-2011 09:41 PM 2929 views 0 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

these are a couple of wooden trivets Ive made for some friends , they are made of walnut and antique southern heart pine and cherry, the handles are inlayed into the top , there a simple project but i love the wood i used and i think they complement each other , i drilled a small hole on the top and used some suede leather so that they could be hung and i used some BLO for a finish, i think there a easy but attractive project and make a good gift , thanks for stopping by and taking a look. grizzman

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

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#1 posted 10-06-2011 09:45 PM

Nice work it’s hot stuff for hot stuff :))

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#2 posted 10-06-2011 09:50 PM

Wow! These are great! I love the stripes.

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#3 posted 10-06-2011 09:59 PM

Love the colours…

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

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#4 posted 10-06-2011 10:49 PM

Nice use of wood grains. I love the primative look.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#5 posted 10-06-2011 10:56 PM

Looks good grizz. I agree, the colors go great together.

- JJ

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#6 posted 10-06-2011 10:58 PM

Those look great Grizz!

They are about the toughest looking trivets I have ever seen – I think they would outlast any pot they come in contact with.

How easily does BLO scorch? Anyone know?


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#7 posted 10-06-2011 11:00 PM

Grizz: They are great looking. Nice quick gifts. Good job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#8 posted 10-06-2011 11:16 PM

I can see these standing the test of time, well done Grizz, love the way you have set thoese handles in, nice to see pride & attention to detail on a simple piece :))

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

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#9 posted 10-06-2011 11:41 PM

Very nice pieces. I too like the look of the inlaid handles.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#10 posted 10-06-2011 11:50 PM

Beautiful work, Griz.

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#11 posted 10-07-2011 01:03 AM

You’ve been busy in the shop… Doin good stuff Grizz

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#12 posted 10-07-2011 02:41 AM

Wow, what next Grizz? Love them.
Martha may be interested in marketing them …’s a good thing. :-)

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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#13 posted 10-07-2011 02:51 AM


Look like potential Christmas gifts!


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#14 posted 10-07-2011 03:07 AM

Very cute, Grizz. They might come in handy when the kids need a little rediraction?

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#15 posted 10-07-2011 03:24 AM

Very Nice Grizz

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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