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“Stumpy’s Tubafore Contest Entry”

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Project by Roger posted 01-22-2012 06:37 PM 1844 views 2 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a very grueling project to tackle. All-in-all, it took me, well, lemme think, counting the time it took to print the pic o the tuba, and cutting all that wood, cutting paper, trimming to fit, and all the gluing, well, bout 4 minutes and 87 seconds…... most of that was walkin out to the shop. Hope ya’ll enjoy this walk-thru. Thnx for lookin

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net





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reggiek

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#1 posted 01-22-2012 06:40 PM

So that is what a “tubafore” is…..wonder if I can get back to the Home Depoop and get one before the contest ends? Great imagination Roger….good luck in the “contest.”

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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#2 posted 01-22-2012 06:44 PM

And you said you didn’t have time to enter Jim’s contest.What a masterpiece of 2xfordume .

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Roger

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#3 posted 01-22-2012 06:45 PM

LOL,,,, yea, BUT as usual, haha, I’m a day late…...... ah well, dat was fun thnx for lookin guyz

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#4 posted 01-22-2012 06:55 PM

Well executed Roger. Now pour yourself a cold one, It’s on me…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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CampD

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#5 posted 01-22-2012 06:57 PM

Probably took ya longer to take the pic’s!

-- Doug...

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Gerben

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#6 posted 01-22-2012 09:09 PM

You really are a skillful woodworker. Look really good. I really feel like an amateur when I look at this piece of art.
:-P

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#7 posted 01-22-2012 09:27 PM

The design is well thought out and the execution is flawless, I give this one a 10! Nice work Roger!

-- Gary - Carson City, NV - "Every man looks upon his wood pile with a sort of affection." — Henry David Thoreau

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ChuckV

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#8 posted 01-22-2012 09:36 PM

Thank you for the tutorial. Maybe it is just me, I am still not clear on all the subtleties of the construction. It would be great if you would produce a video showing your techniques in more detail.

If you are uncomfortable revealing the techniques that you no doubt have spent decades perfecting, I certainly understand. It would be a shame if some unscrupulous individual were to purloin your life’s work.

-- “That it will never come again / Is what makes life so sweet. ” ― Emily Dickinson

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ChuckV

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#9 posted 01-22-2012 09:44 PM

Hey, now just one minute. I did a search for “tuba” and take a look at what I found:

Coincidence? You decide.

Kidding – kidding!

-- “That it will never come again / Is what makes life so sweet. ” ― Emily Dickinson

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boxcarmarty

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#10 posted 01-22-2012 11:23 PM

Chuck are you saying Roger is a fake? I was going to make him my mentor, I guess I’ll have to keep looking…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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ChuckV

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#11 posted 01-22-2012 11:28 PM

Well, his is still am amazing piece of woodworking. Maybe we should cut him some slack.

-- “That it will never come again / Is what makes life so sweet. ” ― Emily Dickinson

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Roger

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#12 posted 01-23-2012 12:45 AM

LOL….... all ya’ll….... I wish I woulda seen this contest earlier, I coulda done a better job. (maybe used colored construction paper or something radical like that) hey ChuckV that one’s much bigger than a 2×4…hahahaha…... and, yup, I’m busted. Ole StumpyNubs is a genious. thnx for puttin this contest on, and everyone who got into it.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Blackie_

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#13 posted 01-23-2012 03:53 AM

I give an A+ for effort and the laugh. :)

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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#14 posted 01-23-2012 04:31 AM

Yep it’s a tubafore! But, what’s it for???

Good job :)

-- Jesse --

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SalvageCraft

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#15 posted 01-23-2012 04:53 AM

@Claymation: That’s the best answer. My other thought was to say that the thumb was gone long ago…

-- Jesse --

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