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Project by kiefer posted 07-06-2012 03:37 AM 2845 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I forgot about this little container I made 50 years ago from a oak pit plank that was being discarded by a local repair shop and a used scrap piston from my fathers car .
I put my pocket change in this every day and it just there but never thought of posting this old and my first recycle project .
I turned this on a metalworking lathe with a four jaw chuck and some tools I made myself .

-- Kiefer

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#1 posted 07-06-2012 03:44 AM

Very Very COOL! Being over 60 I still have my first wood project that I made when I was 8.
I am glad you have kept and use your memento/project from the past.

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#2 posted 07-06-2012 08:39 AM

I like it. Very cool.

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

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#3 posted 07-06-2012 10:20 AM

Nice work from the past. You have had this a long time.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#4 posted 07-06-2012 12:34 PM

I find things I did a long time ago too. My how time does fly.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#5 posted 07-06-2012 01:16 PM

Wow thats cool.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then sand a whole bunch

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#6 posted 07-06-2012 01:25 PM

Very nifty

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#7 posted 07-06-2012 03:30 PM

Something from nothing is always the best.

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#8 posted 07-06-2012 03:46 PM

super work and good recycling too.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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Douglas Bordner

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#9 posted 07-07-2012 04:37 AM

Pit plank. Oil finish then, I guess? Cool project, and great that you still have it all these years hence.
I am glad however that the funky lamp and circle/post puzzle game I made in seventh grade shop have disappeared into the fog of history. They were pretty ghastly.
Still have the centerpunch and chisel holder from metal shop though.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#10 posted 07-08-2012 04:51 PM

And a friend for years.
Best thoughts,

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

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#11 posted 07-08-2012 07:20 PM

Thanks Jocks
Yes it is nice to remenis about the days and projects of days gone by and we should stand back from time to time and appreciate the past projects and what we have learned .
Kindlingmaker : Appreciate your thoughts .
Ken :Thanks
Jay: Yes a long time
Steve: Time does fly,as we get older more so.
Kevin : Thanks I still love it.
Roger: Nifty from the old days .
Cozmo : I agree .
Jim: Thank you ,I love recycling just did’n know back then .
Douglas : cleaned the plank and got rid of of the saturation ,the finish I used is a mystery .
Keep good care of your memories they are very importend to you!
Mads : A good friend I can trust with my money .LOL

-- Kiefer

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