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Project by DanoP posted 01-04-2012 05:17 AM 1968 views 2 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife says I have too much time on my hands…

wine glass and ice bucket are walnut, not sure about the wine bottle.

-- We've got enough youth. Let's search for a fountain of smart.





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daydrik

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#1 posted 01-04-2012 05:22 AM

That is awsome. Wish I was that skilled.

-- "by all means read what the experts say. Just don't let it get in the way of your woodworking" ;John Brown

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cabmaker

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#2 posted 01-04-2012 05:24 AM

I agree with your wife. NICE WORK. What are you using for chisels ?

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#3 posted 01-04-2012 05:35 AM

Definitely nice work. That takes steady hands!

-- Mike P.

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DanoP

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#4 posted 01-04-2012 05:43 AM

For this type of stuff, i usually use mini-tools that i have made from jeweler’s files… and they have to be SHARP!!!

-- We've got enough youth. Let's search for a fountain of smart.

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lightweightladylefty

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#5 posted 01-04-2012 05:59 AM

Dano,

That’s pretty mind boggling. A while back a bunch of LJs were challenged to make small boxes. Here are some: Britboxmaker. and another Britboxmaker, Shipwright and another Shipwright.

You must have excellent eyesight. The detailing is incredible.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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DanoP

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#6 posted 01-04-2012 06:17 AM

Thanks, actually my eyes are not that good. I made these the week I got my first pair of glasses.

Just for giggles, I went out and measured the stem on the wine glass… it’s a smidge over 30 thousandths.

Wow! those little boxes are amazing. Looks like a lot of fun. Kudos to the artisans.

-- We've got enough youth. Let's search for a fountain of smart.

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#7 posted 01-04-2012 06:31 AM

So cool.well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#8 posted 01-04-2012 07:00 AM

Not a glass that I can use to get tiddley .. ??? lol

-- Rome wasn't built in a day... but I wasn't on that job? ... http://www.wackywoodworks.co.nz

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wolflrv

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#9 posted 01-04-2012 02:00 PM

Awesome work!! At what point do you consider scrap wood in your shop unusable?? LOL!

-- Handcrafted toys, models & gifts at -- http://www.wolfwoodworks.com

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EyeOfTheJen

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#10 posted 01-04-2012 04:50 PM

LOL.. I love it! I do the same thing with my little pieces or tenons I am taking off become miniature plates and bowls..

-- Jen ~ Happiness is being covered in sawdust.

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DanoP

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#11 posted 01-04-2012 06:42 PM

Wolflrv – there is no such thing as too small of a scrap. if you cant turn it into a toothpick, you can turn it into a 1/24th scale model of a tooth pick.

after that – they just vanish.

-- We've got enough youth. Let's search for a fountain of smart.

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Sodabowski

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#12 posted 01-04-2012 07:25 PM

A few months ago we ran an informal contest about the smallest possible box. You would have scored nicely ;) Welcome to LJs :)

-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

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#13 posted 01-04-2012 11:05 PM

certainly need good eyesight, well done

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

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#14 posted 01-05-2012 12:33 AM

wow , i don’t think my hands would be steady enough for that !

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Mike R.

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#15 posted 01-05-2012 12:33 AM

wow , i don’t think my hands would be steady enough for that !

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