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Project by iltws2 posted 01-14-2012 04:13 PM 4034 views 10 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a walnut and maple star I whipped out yesterday morning with my table saw. These are fun to make. No special tools just template and table saw. Took about 30 – 45 minutes after glue up.

-- Medicaid Carpenter





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Jim Finn

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#1 posted 01-14-2012 05:09 PM

Nice star. Is it flat or raised? How big is it?

-- "You may have your PHD but I have my GED and my DD 214"

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iltws2

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#2 posted 01-14-2012 05:13 PM

Raised. It;s 1 1/2 thick. 16 inches across

-- Medicaid Carpenter

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#3 posted 01-14-2012 05:25 PM

Gret job, I like this very much.

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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Backwood

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#4 posted 01-14-2012 06:00 PM

Really nice!! I’ve been wanting to make one of these, but haven’t taken the time to figure all the angles…think you could show the how-to?

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Kent Shepherd

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#5 posted 01-14-2012 06:03 PM

Looks nice. I would like to see how you made the cuts

Thanks for sharing

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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#6 posted 01-14-2012 06:08 PM

Hi
Welcome to Ljs
This is one cool star,great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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simarilan

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#7 posted 01-14-2012 06:48 PM

Excellent job on the angles. Tried several of them some time ago, none came out that good. What kind of template did you come up with?

-- Quality is easy to see - but hard to explain

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iltws2

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#8 posted 01-14-2012 06:49 PM

I will do a how to, but once you see how easy it is don’t blame me for having a house full of them.

-- Medicaid Carpenter

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Woodbutcher3

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#9 posted 01-14-2012 09:22 PM

Lookin’ forward to the how to…..
I have Texans all around me…....

-- Rod ~ There's never enough time to finish a project, but there's always time to start another one.

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#10 posted 01-14-2012 09:57 PM

Very nicely executed… well done…and welcome…

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deon

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#11 posted 01-14-2012 11:01 PM

Great work! It is the heart of a form I have only in drawing as yet

-- Dreaming patterns

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#12 posted 01-15-2012 04:11 PM

What a way to introduce yourself to LJ’s! Great work!

-Jim; aka “Stumpy Nubs”
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#13 posted 01-26-2012 03:32 PM

Native Texan here and would love to have the “how to”.

-- When asked what I did to make life worthwhile in my lifetime....I can respond with a great deal of pride and satisfaction, "I served a career in the United States Navy."

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