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Just a little fun with stuff from the scrap bin .Two sizes of chop sticks for my wife and I .Now we have to learn how to use them ,Made from jatoba and solid surface granite scraps .
-- Kiefer 松
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#1 posted 06-08-2012 03:23 AM
Neat chop sticks!!. Amazing what you can make form the scrap bin!!
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
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#2 posted 06-08-2012 04:00 AM
Nice job Kiefer, you coule get a job as a window dresser based on this setting ;))Pete
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#3 posted 06-08-2012 05:35 AM
Kiefer you’ve really upped the ante with these. Granite! They must have a nice weight and feel.How to use? Try to pick up a grain of rice. Just one. Then use a fork.gene
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#4 posted 06-08-2012 05:43 AM
Hi Kiefer Well done. You have the sticks now the bowl.cup and plate for a set. Regards Tamboti
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#5 posted 06-08-2012 10:00 AM
Very elegant utensils.
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#6 posted 06-09-2012 12:50 AM
how did you work the granite? and how did you attach it to the wood?
#7 posted 06-09-2012 02:09 AM
Thanks JimYou bet it just takes imagination to use up those little scraps .
Thanks Pete But the credit for the pics and display goes to my wonderful wife !In my pics you would see sawdust and tools .LOL
Thanks Gene Not granite but artificial granite much lighter .Practise makes perfect .
Thanks TambotiYes we have all we need which is not much but a bowl and plate or tray would be nice .
Thanks Jay They turned out good and I feel they have a certain amount of elegance .
Thanks MolanIt is something like Corian I am using not real granite and easier to work .I drilled a hole into the artificial stone and cut a round tenon onto the wooden part and glued with Gorilla glue .The complete blank was then shaped with hand plane and belt sander etc.
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