A Frankenstein Football

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Project by Vince posted 907 days ago 1205 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a football I turned from firewood I purchased at Publix. I call it a Frankenstein ball because I had to use a little of everything in this ball including an old pallet 2×4 . After milling the wood on the jointer I created a flat side to use on the band saw. I then tried to mill a 90 degree angle and piece the project together. I had to use the 2×4 to take up some left over space. This is for a friend of my son for his birthday. My son and him grew up playing ball together and this is their senior year and last time they will ever strap on the helmet.

-- "Putty and paint make the carpenter I ain't"

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#1 posted 907 days ago

This turned out great Vince I know your friends son will love it.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 907 days ago

Beautiful work Vince. I’m sure your son’s friend will cherish it.

-- If at first you don't succeed, skydiving is not for you!

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#3 posted 907 days ago

Creative, turned out really nice. It’ll be a keeper for sure.

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#4 posted 907 days ago

Looks beautiful, and what a great gift for the occasion.

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#5 posted 907 days ago

A gift that will be appreciated for a lifetime, and a great looking piece to boot.

-- Don, North Carolina, " A sharp blade & a tuned saw= happiness"

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#6 posted 907 days ago

I think it is very cool!

-- Jen ~ Happiness is being covered in sawdust.

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#7 posted 907 days ago

Very cool, and a nice tribute to your son’s friend.

-- Laywer by day, Carpenter by later in the day.

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#8 posted 893 days ago

That will be on display for a long time. Looks great.

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

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