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Project by PASs posted 08-18-2012 06:33 AM 813 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When I retired from the Navy CINCHOUSE (the wife) got a certificate of appreciation.
I finally got around to making a frame for her to hang it.
When I split the wood on the tablesaw the blade was starting to dull and it kept smoking.
When I opened it up and Deb saw the tool burns she said not to take them off, she liked the way it looked.
So here it is.

The wood is Indian Dontknow.
Finish is boiled linseed oil.

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."





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Roger

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#1 posted 08-18-2012 12:29 PM

Some wild grain, but, super nice miters all the way around. Beautiful.. Let me get this straight, are you the new retiree???? If so, Congratulations, and again, thank you for your service.

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

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PASs

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#2 posted 08-18-2012 01:17 PM

Thanks Roger.
The grain is pretty figured, the wood looked like it was going to be spalted but instead of the typical spalting lines the discoloration was much more diffuse.
I wish I knew what all the wood is.
Thanks for the miter comment, I cut them on my Hitachi 12” miter saw…it cut perfect miters right out of the box.
I don’t think I’m too new at the retired business, I pulled the plug February of 2011.

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."

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nonickswood

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#3 posted 08-23-2012 11:10 PM

Very Nice!!

-- Nick, Virginia, http://www.etsy.com/shop/NONICKSWOOD

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