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Project by Jimboe posted 964 days ago 1474 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Last month i had the chance to go to Hawaii with a bud to do some decorative concrete work …all expense paid . I busted my butt on the job but when we had the chance we did some site seeing and shopping . While shopping i saw these really beautiful hook pendents that the locals make . I decided that i would try it as soon as i got back to the shop . I really like the way it came out . I may change the threading to a leather and do a better job on that part of it . The woods are ebony and birdseye maple . The scenic is Hanama Bay . Its where the king and queen used to fish and when they died no one was aloud to fish there again . The bay is cover in coral and the fish just come up to he snorkelers without fear . We were supposed to go back and do the snorkeling but work got in the way . The last picture is of my little Hawaiian doll …..she loved the outfit LOL …thanks for looking





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doncutlip

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#1 posted 964 days ago

Cool hook. I spent 11 weeks on Oahu back in 09 on business, but I was stuck on the North Shore. I did go snorkeling in the bay though. Hope you made it to Pearl Harbor.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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Jimboe

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#2 posted 964 days ago

we missed out on a lot on that island …but did drive up to the base on accident 2 times LOL . We went to big island on the last days and that where we did most of the shopping and site seeing . Green sand beach ill never forget …WILD !!

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 963 days ago

Very cool hook.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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LelandStone

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#4 posted 963 days ago

Looks really cool, but I’ve got a dumb question: Do the two halves slide, do they lock together, or does the binding keep them both in position?

-- Leland, OC Calif., www.safetyshowerbars.com

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BigTiny

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#5 posted 963 days ago

Rather than leather, try damp rawhide. It shrinks as it dries, so it’ll hold really tight. Once it dries, a little shellac will waterproof it.

Paul

-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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sedcokid

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#6 posted 963 days ago

Cool look’in hook

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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kiefer

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#7 posted 963 days ago

Very interesting hook and project.
Thanks for sharing .

Kiefer

-- Kiefer 松

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Jimboe

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#8 posted 963 days ago

leland the two sides are glued together and made to look like the rope holds it …im sure in ancient times the two sides were held together by the rope .

paul thanks for the idea …i was a bit late on reading this so i already bought some hemp string…see how that goes

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LittlePaw

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#9 posted 960 days ago

Interesting looking hook, Jimboe. Nicely made!

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

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