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Project by Mike Gager posted 08-13-2012 02:05 AM 1488 views 8 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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trivet made from oak, danish oil finish.

its about 8×14





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wiser1934

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#1 posted 08-13-2012 02:13 AM

very interesting. good way to use up small pieces of stock. gives me some ideas. thanks for posting

-- wiser1934, new york

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 08-13-2012 02:28 AM

Cool, how original! I like it!!.....................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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deon

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#3 posted 08-13-2012 05:49 PM

looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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Kookaburra

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#4 posted 08-13-2012 06:24 PM

This is really quite effective for dissipating heat too – with those channels from the center outwards. I might make a few of these for gifts – fun, useful and memorable. Looks good.

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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Mike Gager

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#5 posted 08-13-2012 06:29 PM

FWIW everything is joined with half lap joints

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gfadvm

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#6 posted 08-14-2012 12:51 AM

Cool design and excellent execution. I’ve got to do one of these for my sister the fisherwoman!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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AJM

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#7 posted 08-14-2012 01:15 PM

I made something similar for presents not so long ago.. and thanks to you i now know what they are called (not hot plate rests…) nice finish – I will post some of my more “rustic versions” on here soon

-- Englishman in Finland I am guessing that i am Finglish.

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MT_Stringer

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#8 posted 08-27-2012 02:08 AM

Good job. Looks like a flounder to me. :-)

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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bigfish_95008

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#9 posted 08-27-2012 02:49 AM

I have made close to 100 of these to give away as gifts. They have been greatly received by their recipients.

-- bigfish "I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it." Vincent Van Gogh

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Hawaiilad

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#10 posted 11-23-2013 09:00 PM

Great looking Trivet. Like Bigfish, I to have made tons of these for gifts and to sell, of different designs…just made a couple dozen the other day. After all these years, people still like to have them. Keep up the great work

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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