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Project by ScottAlan posted 12-31-2011 05:44 PM 1013 views 6 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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These are maple and walnut, test tube vases. They were stocking stuffers for Christmas. The round walnut was cut with hole saws in my drill press. I hollowed the bottom one and filled it with big washers and a large steel nut. The vase doesn’t tip very easily now. The side supports were rectangles cut from maple. I stacked them and shaped them as a group on the oscillating spindle sander. I used a foam brush to apply tung oil. A simple project with very little money invested.

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#1 posted 12-31-2011 06:05 PM

Ingenious, Scott! I agree they are great for stocking stuffers!

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

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#2 posted 12-31-2011 06:22 PM

Great looking project SCOTT
This will go on my Christmas list for next year and I hope you don’t mind .
Adding the weight in the bottom makes good sense and I will keep that in mind also.



-- Kiefer 松

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#3 posted 12-31-2011 06:27 PM

Scott, Nice idea. Simple and well put together to even better.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#4 posted 12-31-2011 07:03 PM

Nice, unique, beautiful

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#5 posted 12-31-2011 07:38 PM

A very attractive gift, nice creations!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#6 posted 01-01-2012 07:04 AM

Such an outstanding design beautiful and unique.

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 01-05-2012 07:10 AM

Thanks for the kinds words all…

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