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Project by Bob A in NJ posted 01-28-2012 07:41 PM 3535 views 12 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Figured I could use one of these. Used some HD paint sticks and SteveInMarin’s design. Quick 30 minute project.

Bob A January 28, 2012

http://www.woodworkingformeremortals.com/2011/03/phi-and-golden-rectangle.html

-- Bob A in NJ





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 01-28-2012 07:43 PM

Looks good Bob ,pretty creative use of paint sticks.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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D_Allen

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#2 posted 01-28-2012 07:57 PM

So, now you can stir 3 cans of paint at the same time and be able to adjust to the distances between the cans.
Hehe.. I thought I was missing something there! ;-)

-- Website is finally up and running....www.woodandwrite.com

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#3 posted 01-28-2012 08:18 PM

Talk about a great use of free wood. Nice idea.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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Time2beupinAZ

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#4 posted 01-28-2012 08:38 PM

Love it. great jog there.

-- Tim - I usally measure twice after I cut......then I know for sure that I cut it short.....

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#5 posted 01-28-2012 08:48 PM

Thanks for the smile, GREAT idea!!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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Karson

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#6 posted 01-28-2012 09:17 PM

Bob, A great looking jig. Nice job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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T. D. Reid

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#7 posted 01-28-2012 09:22 PM

will you share the llink for the design with us please sir? thanks

-- Head to the shop its calling you – Todd

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#8 posted 01-28-2012 09:36 PM

That is very clever.

I would like to make one of those, but all of my paint sticks are from Lowe’s. I don’t that would work!

-- “While the world with closed eyes sleeps, The sky knows and weeps - steel rain. ” ― Nathan Bell

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degoose

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#9 posted 01-28-2012 10:39 PM

Very innovative.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Philzoel

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#10 posted 01-29-2012 12:05 AM

Well I am dumb. WHAT is this for other than to fool me?????

-- Phil Zoeller louisville, KY

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#11 posted 01-29-2012 02:11 AM

Nice job on this Bob.

Maybe there should be an LJ contest…best use of stir sticks.

I bet you would win.

My website has information on using them, for those not knowing what they’re for.

http://prowoodworkingtips.com/Fibonacci_Series_of_numbers.html

Lee

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matt garcia

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#12 posted 01-29-2012 03:53 AM

It looks nice on the wall!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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skone

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#13 posted 01-29-2012 04:00 PM

Golden.

-- "Take extra care not to lose what you feel" (Winwood/Capaldi/Wood)

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Dave

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#14 posted 01-29-2012 04:08 PM

Ah the golden triangle.I love it.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#15 posted 01-29-2012 04:20 PM

quick and easy… but now you have to look at them… pull them apart and run them through your sander to get the words off, Bob… look 100% better

-- Steven

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