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Project by CSGloyd posted 723 days ago 1342 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this gavel for my boss. He was using a cheep little thing in one of our meetings and it wasn’t working. He asked me if I could make him a bigger one. I dug all of the wood out of my scrap box. The gavel head is maple and walnut. I don’t know what the handle wood is. I found it laying in the street one day. Imagine my surprise when I started working it and saw how beautiful it was. To make the leather uniform looking I glued it to a piese of aluminum flashing then stitched it by hand. Boss man says he gets lots of comments in it.

-- Craig in Happy Valley, OR "Oy, still got all me fingers"





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Ryan Haasen

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#1 posted 723 days ago

Beautiful!

-- Ryan

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Martyroc

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#2 posted 723 days ago

That came out great, very nice. Welcome to LJ’s.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#3 posted 723 days ago

Most unique ,creative design.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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ohwoodeye

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#4 posted 722 days ago

Very nice but it appears that someone is sucking up to the boss????!?

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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