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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.
Jan 04, 2012
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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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#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.
#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!!!
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#5 posted 01-04-2012 05:59 AM
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.
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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.
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#7 posted 01-04-2012 06:31 AM
So cool.well done
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#8 posted 01-04-2012 07:00 AM
Not a glass that I can use to get tiddley .. ??? lol
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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!
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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.
#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.
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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 :)
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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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