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Project by William posted 670 days ago 1200 views 1 time favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made some more loading blocks for my Dad.
There isn’t much new to say about these. You can read more about their use here if any of you are interested and didn’t see them before.
On these, I added his alias to the tops. I made one out of sapelle and one out of glued up layers of sapelle and cottonwood.
Both are finished with two coats of Watco Danish Oil.

-- http://wddsrfinewoodworks.blogspot.com/





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DIYaholic

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#1 posted 670 days ago

Dad will be happy to get these and even happier to use them! Well done!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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gfadvm

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#2 posted 670 days ago

Does your dad do the Cowboy Mounted Shooting as well? That looks like a LOT of fun! PS: I like the way you personalized these.

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

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JL7

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#3 posted 670 days ago

Well done sir…...he must have liked the first one huh? Lucky Dad…..

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

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Dave

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#4 posted 670 days ago

You have been busy today. Nice gift William.
You are getting a bit more regular with your projects.
Keep smiling ;)

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

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Jamie Speirs

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#5 posted 669 days ago

They are really nice William

Your Dad will be the envy of the club

Or you might get lots of orders :)

jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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William

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#6 posted 669 days ago

Thank you all very much.
I posted these to my facebook page last night and, already, my Dad wants one or his best friend, and shooting buddy, Mean Matt McCord. So ya’ll will see at least one more of these in the near future.

-- http://wddsrfinewoodworks.blogspot.com/

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luv2learn

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#7 posted 669 days ago

I can hear it now!! Dad to buddies, “yeah my son made these for me.” Buddies to dad, “awesome, do you think he would make us one?” Result, busy son :)!! Nice work as usual William!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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grizzman

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#8 posted 669 days ago

glad to see your working, i hope others want some as well, a little extra pocket money never hurts…these days ya take it when it comes….maybe you should glue some wood up…like three different colors, jazz them up some..or you could do them like a checker board, glue up smaller blocks and then drill the holes into the different colors…that would be interesting…keep at it william..grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Roger

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#9 posted 669 days ago

Oh yea! Nice idea for some good ole re-loading

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

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William

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#10 posted 669 days ago

Thanks again to all who’ve given such kind words.
Grizz, I do plan on diferent designs eventually. I want to see how these sell before I start sending Dad out with projects that take a week to do.

-- http://wddsrfinewoodworks.blogspot.com/

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Bagtown

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#11 posted 669 days ago

Nice one William.
Free for Dad, but you need to put a price for everyone else, or you could be really busy.
:)

-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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Fishinbo

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#12 posted 669 days ago

Great job!
One proud Dad.

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William

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#13 posted 668 days ago

Just finished another one for my Dad’s friend.


-- http://wddsrfinewoodworks.blogspot.com/

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patron

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#14 posted 668 days ago

glad you are up to it william

you seem to be working it out
with these

way to go

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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William

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#15 posted 668 days ago

Thanks Patron.
They are going to be showing these around the S.A.S.S. meets and hopefully I’ll get some orders for them. I’ve got it down now to where I can make one, without the customized lettering on top, in about two hours. The lettering takes more time and depends on what they want on it.

-- http://wddsrfinewoodworks.blogspot.com/

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