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Project by jtriggs posted 01-22-2012 01:23 AM 1090 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A coworker asked me if I wanted to try and make a an award stand for a heavy metal object called a dynamometer. One of their division’s distributors passed a sales milestone and they wanted to give them this gold painted version of the real thing. I like a challenge so I spent a couple evenings in the shop coming up with this quadrapod. The wedges basically hold the thing together. A leather strap keeps the leg pairs from spreading too far.

Wood is walnut with a shellac first coat followed by a couple coats of polyurethane.

I was happy and so was my coworker. Hope you like it.

-- Jon --Always remember, never live your life by a motto.





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#1 posted 01-22-2012 01:29 AM

Looks like you did ,well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 01-22-2012 03:51 AM

I like it! And I like that excellent finish! Was that wipe on Poly?

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#3 posted 01-22-2012 05:05 AM

Cool idea, allways nice to have to have happy customer.

-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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