Mad Hatter Hat

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Project by jeffthewoodwacker posted 12-23-2011 01:01 AM 1090 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Last project needed for Christmas finished!!! This is a Mad Hatter style mini top hat. Turned from a freshly cut piece of ambrosia maple the hat is 4 inches tall and has a brim that is almost 8 inches across. Thickness is 3/32 throughout the entire hat. Mad Hatter style hats don’t require any bending of the brim. Hat weighs in at 1.4 ounces! Sanded through 320 grit and finished with Danish oil. Santa will be glad that I got this finished so he can deliver it to the new owner.

-- Those that say it can't be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.

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#1 posted 12-23-2011 01:13 AM

Very cool hat

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#2 posted 12-23-2011 02:20 AM

well done.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#3 posted 12-23-2011 02:42 AM

I can’t believe you can make a hat that thin,so very cool.

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#4 posted 12-23-2011 07:23 AM

Great looking piece of wood and a great hat.

-- 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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#5 posted 12-23-2011 03:08 PM

Good looking hat!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#6 posted 12-24-2011 11:57 AM

I had made something like yours once by accident. After seeing yours, I need to make one by intent.

-- So Many tools, So little time

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