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Project by Ken90712 posted 06-25-2012 04:34 PM 2142 views 6 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Last week Blondie insisted I go outside and play as she was cleaning the house for her Big B Day Party. Well after 110 guests this past weekend, all is done and everything went well. The caters, bartenders and all the planning went off w/o a hitch. The weather was perfect.

I got this idea from fellow Lumberjock, Trackman a while back. I knew that I had to make these with my welder I bought last yr. This was a good filler project for the day, so Blondie could clean and I wouldn’t be in the way or messing things up behind her.
I epoxied the items on the base and sprayed with Shellac. The boys went nuts when I gave them out. Now they all want them….I guess that is the best compliment us wood-workers can receive.

I bought the bolts, springs and Allen wrenches at Cal Aero by the pound. I then started cutting and welding. Lightly sanded with my 90* die grinder and painted gray. I made the Base’s out of Blue Oak from Ex-Lumberjock Rob, who owns Tule Peak Timber saw mill. Ran them through my router table and drum sander.

Hope you like them, and all comments welcome.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"





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patron

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#1 posted 06-25-2012 04:47 PM

a real hit i bet

whimsical

how does blondie
like being 29

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Joe Lyddon

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#2 posted 06-25-2012 04:50 PM

Ken,

That is SO COOL!

Keeps your welding skills honed too… I would think…

Glad Blondie had a nice Birthday Party!!

Blondie… Happy Birthday… belated…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Diggerjacks

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#3 posted 06-25-2012 04:56 PM

Hello Ken

This is a nice idea and a great work

A friend who play golf will be happy with such an original awards

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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ShopTinker

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#4 posted 06-25-2012 05:06 PM

Those are awesome! I bet they were a great hit. Those would be great to donate to a charity auction. Well Done!

-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."

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TroutGuy

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#5 posted 06-25-2012 05:10 PM

Schwing!!!!

Cool concept, nicely executed!

-- There is nothing in the world more dangerous, than a woodworker who knows how to read a micrometer...

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zlatanv

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#6 posted 06-25-2012 05:57 PM

Very cool, welding stuff is fun, almost as much as woodworking, put them together, what a great day!

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

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amagineer

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#7 posted 06-25-2012 07:40 PM

Nice pieces. I bet they are well appreciated. I have to get me a welder.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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Skylark53

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#8 posted 06-25-2012 07:50 PM

Ken, I see why they were a hit. What fun! That didn’t look like amateur welding. Happy Birthday to Blondie!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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lew

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#9 posted 06-26-2012 12:47 AM

COOL!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Roger

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#10 posted 06-26-2012 11:28 AM

Very unique. Very nice. Golfers will luv em

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

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mafe

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#11 posted 07-03-2012 10:17 AM

Really funny.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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shelly_b

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#12 posted 01-08-2013 12:54 PM

haha, those are awesome! very creative:)

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Ken90712

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#13 posted 01-09-2013 03:45 AM

Thx… As mentioned it was a fellow Lumberjock who gave me the idea.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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