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Project by Roger posted 08-13-2012 08:44 PM 1060 views 1 time favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are 2 sets of hors d’oeuvres that I made for my sister. I’m not really happy with their outcome, but, they’ll do I guess. Wood is Bloodwood, the other is Wenge, and both finished with Danish Oil. Thnx for the looks, and any comments, good, bad, and/or ugly. I appreciate em

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





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 08-13-2012 08:51 PM

We really need a LJ’S Barbeque. All of these food utensils need testing. Nice job Roger.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#2 posted 08-13-2012 08:54 PM

Way to Go Roger….They look really nice.

-- We all must start somewhere in our journey of doing what we love to do.

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TerinaC

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#3 posted 08-13-2012 09:08 PM

I think they are lovely! I wish I had your skill :)

-- Terina C

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HillbillyShooter

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#4 posted 08-13-2012 09:10 PM

Another hit and great looking—you have a lucky sister.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Roger

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#5 posted 08-13-2012 09:19 PM

thnx everybody. I need more practice at keepin things like this more alike.. big, little, short, tall, lol I think I could cut weeds with that one.. hehe ... ahh well, they’ll be fine.. Monte: I think Debbie is havin a weekend gig where she’s at, but, can’t remember if it’s already happened, or comin up. Sad, cuz, I won’t make it

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

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lew

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#6 posted 08-13-2012 09:29 PM

Really like the Wenge set. Nice contrast between the stainless and the wood!

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

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SisQMark

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#7 posted 08-13-2012 09:48 PM

Roger, these are great! Your sister will love em.
Mark~

-- Don't waste today, it is yesterdays tomorrow!~SisQMark

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Jim Jakosh

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#8 posted 08-13-2012 09:51 PM

They are great, Roger. Bring on the pepper jack cheese and the pickled herring!!
Man you don’t buy neat handles like that in the department store!! Nice job!!!!!!!!!!!!!!.............Jim

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

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jaykaypur

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#9 posted 08-13-2012 11:19 PM

Beauties for sure. Good job.

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

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sedcokid

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#10 posted 08-14-2012 12:10 AM

Looks good to me! I bet your sister like’s em..

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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Kookaburra

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#11 posted 08-14-2012 12:20 AM

I think they look fantastic and you can never have too many cheese knives, I always say.

The only thing I might suggest is that the handle on the shaver (the triangle with the slot in it) could be a bit longer, as you often use this on harder cheese and leverage goes a long way. Not a major complaint though – these look great and very usable. Your sister is lucky!

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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Dave

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#12 posted 08-14-2012 12:25 AM

The good, they look great. The bad, those are the things that go in the drawer and never come out. The ugly, let me go find my mirror.
Gr8t stuff.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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JL7

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#13 posted 08-14-2012 12:34 AM

They look good to me Rog…..but I’m kinda with Dave on this one…...what do use them for?...

On the drive home tonight I stopped at Aldi’s for a few groceries…...saw some stainless steel utensils there and wondered, can I rip the handles off and build some new ones? Then I had visions of “sounds easier than it is” ......

Not sure what you don’t like about them – but they look mighty fine!

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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Roger

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#14 posted 08-14-2012 01:08 AM

thnx again, guyz & galz, everyone..... Kay: thnx, I do agree with you about the handle on the largest one… Dave: LOL that’s funny!! Jeff: these would’ve been much easier to turn if the blanks I was using were larger. They were only 5/8” x 5/8”, and really too small for these, but, I kinda “squeezed” em out..

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

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Dave

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#15 posted 08-14-2012 01:19 AM

but, I kinda “squeezed” em out
No thats funny.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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