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Project by Sam Shakouri posted 08-06-2012 11:41 AM 2164 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A multi-centre turning of base ball bat that I made just for fun, today in the men’s shed. I took the idea from a friend but attaching it to the ball is my own additional. I’d like to share the fun with you.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....





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Bob Collins

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#1 posted 08-06-2012 11:52 AM

Looks like you really enjoyed the day in the men’s shed. Won’t ask how but sure someone will. Nice turning Sam.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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Porchfish

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#2 posted 08-06-2012 12:04 PM

with a powerful swing like that, you should’a signed with the Yankees a few years ago Sam ! Very Nice !

-- The pig caught under the fence is always the one doing all the squealing !

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#3 posted 08-06-2012 01:58 PM

Great looking bat, is that an offical Australian cricket ball? Glad to see you are still having fun and sharing it
with us.

-- As ever, Gus-the 77 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#4 posted 08-06-2012 02:45 PM

Fun idea! Thanks for sharing.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#5 posted 08-06-2012 02:53 PM

Good on ya mate.
You just gotta have fun.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglas boats he would have given us fibrerglas trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#6 posted 08-06-2012 03:04 PM

Cool turning, Sam!!

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

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#7 posted 08-06-2012 04:49 PM

Looks great ! I’m sure it will be a hit Sam !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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#8 posted 08-06-2012 07:53 PM

That is just plain crazy…. but I like it…

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

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#9 posted 08-06-2012 08:54 PM

Just a big kid at heart Sam & having fun as Kids do :: ))
You’ll have to stop hitting the ball so hard Sam then you might’nt get a “kink” in the bat ::))
can you hit a “home run” with this creation??
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#10 posted 08-06-2012 09:09 PM

You can surely take a home run in just a swing with that baseball bat! Nice one!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#11 posted 08-08-2012 12:16 AM

What a great gift idea also for a coach

-- Norman

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#12 posted 08-08-2012 02:45 AM

You can still crack that bat SAM . YOU are up!

-- Kiefer 松

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#13 posted 08-10-2012 06:14 AM

Looks like a hit Sam.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#14 posted 08-10-2012 08:38 AM

Thank you all and hope you got the fun of it.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#15 posted 05-31-2015 02:34 PM

Thanks, I burst out laughing. A week ago, the grandson comes and speaks: – The grandfather make a bat to me and the friend, 75 cm long. I looked, for 10 years 75 long. I turned on the machine 65 cm long from a beech. They remained are happy. LOL…. And what standard for a bat??

-- Ganchik Sasha

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