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Project by AJswoodshop posted 623 days ago 1847 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are just some simple wood drink coasters I made yesterday. I made three different sets. Walnut, pine, and maple. And I installed a chamfer bit in my router to create a nice detail around the coaster. I finished these with polyurethane, just so if water gets on these it won’t show on the coasters.

Thanks for looking,
AJ

-- If I can do it.....so can you! -AJswoodshop





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HorizontalMike

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#1 posted 623 days ago

Way to go AJ. You know you could also try out some different router profiles on these to personalize them as well. Keep up the good work.

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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Joe Lyddon

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#2 posted 623 days ago

COOL coasters…

Do you have the bottom covered with a soft material to prevent possible scratching?

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 623 days ago

Good idea AJ nice choice of wood too.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Thomcat

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#4 posted 623 days ago

That’s a nice simple project that people love to look at. Nice work, hope you don’t mind if I make a few of my own ;)

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revieck

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#5 posted 623 days ago

AJ, that was a good use of leftover scrap wood. I agree with Joe, some adhesive backed felt mybe.

-- Some minds are like concrete - thoroughly mixed up and permanently set.

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prez

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#6 posted 623 days ago

and I’ve got just the scraps that will work !!! Thanks for the great idea….will cut down on the elves work before Christmas… :)

-- George..." I love the smell of a workshop in the morning!"

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AJswoodshop

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#7 posted 623 days ago

Thanks for all of the nice comments! Revieck and Joe, that’s a good idea! I might do that!

-- If I can do it.....so can you! -AJswoodshop

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Jim Jakosh

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#8 posted 623 days ago

Nice ones. AJ. Don’t every throw and useful size pieces of wood away. Something always can be made of it.
I made 3 bracelets out of thin slices of red box elder that was too nice to scrap. One of them blew up on the lathe but 2 out of 3 is not bad!!

Adding different woods together really makes the attractive!! .................Jim

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

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AJswoodshop

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#9 posted 622 days ago

Thanks for the nice comment Jim! Your correct! Keep the wood!

-- If I can do it.....so can you! -AJswoodshop

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