Make wood drink coasters

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Project by AJswoodshop posted 12-05-2012 09:40 PM 3566 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,

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#1 posted 12-05-2012 09:59 PM

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 12-05-2012 10:01 PM

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: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#3 posted 12-05-2012 10:05 PM

Good idea AJ nice choice of wood too.

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#4 posted 12-05-2012 10:49 PM

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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#5 posted 12-05-2012 11:11 PM

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

-- Don't be at the airport when your ship comes in!

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#6 posted 12-06-2012 12:12 AM

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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#7 posted 12-06-2012 01:28 AM

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

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#8 posted 12-06-2012 01:34 AM

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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#9 posted 12-06-2012 02:16 PM

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

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