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Puttering Around with Oak and Cherry

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Project by jjw5858 posted 833 days ago 1304 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey everybody, hope all is well out there.

Had a chance to revisit a project I had left a ways back sitting around the shop….and so I took this Oak dowel and gave it a spin!

I had some Cherry wood from our back yard to make the actual putting head, I hand carved and shaped it to what I thought might look cool…and yet still make a good contact with the ball.

I have not been to the local mini golf course in years…lol, used to play with my Grandfather when I was a teenager.

Just thought….why not? Could I make a golf Putter if I tried…this is how it usually happens in my shop, these off the wall ideas….lol….since It is a hobby/OBSESSION…...whooops….did I say that?...lol

So here is what I came up with…from a while back making the putting head….to the handle I turned tonight…..putts pretty well actually.

I used rasps, files, handsaws, and the good ole spokeshave to really get this cherry piece into a shape.

My reference was an old putter I saw on the web, I shot a pic using my cell phone cam so I could look every so often while in the shop…lol…...high tech stuff.

Well I hope this was something of interest, it was fun to make….and I really like it….something different to putter around with…..aww I had to say it….lol Well…maybe it’s something Tiger WOODS…..would try using…aww…...sorry….I know….the jokes are getting worse….ahh hell….it’s a Tuesday…...haaaa.

Thanks for checking it out, be well gang and take care!

Joe

-- "Make something you love tomorrow...and do it slowly" JLB





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nobuckle

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#1 posted 833 days ago

Cool! Looks like something to do as you sit and wait for glue or stain to dry. My daughter thought it was cool that the handle screws into the putter head.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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therookie

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#2 posted 833 days ago

Very very cool

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#3 posted 833 days ago

Looks great, never seen one like it before. Well done.

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 833 days ago

Cool project,nice work.

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Kelen

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#5 posted 833 days ago

That’s awesome.

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#6 posted 832 days ago

Very cool! I really like it.

-- Darryl ~ Waxhaw, NC

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Manitario

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#7 posted 799 days ago

Nice putter, but I’m curious why you tagged this project with “bed, chair, jig, workbench, clock, cabinet, pen etc” when it clearly isn’t any of those.

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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