LumberJocks

Wooden Tie

  • Advertise with us
Project by pdegreyt posted 598 days ago 908 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I saw this made on Woodworking for mere mortals and I though I want one of those so I build one. It was a fun project

and yep it wears like a dream





7 comments so far

View Monte Pittman's profile

Monte Pittman

13360 posts in 942 days


#1 posted 598 days ago

As much as i hate ties, I actually think I could like that one. Neat project.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

View Hawaiilad's profile

Hawaiilad

1874 posts in 1624 days


#2 posted 598 days ago

Nice…OK, now start working on the “Bow tie”

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

View MasterSergeant's profile

MasterSergeant

1279 posts in 1292 days


#3 posted 598 days ago

Great capture! I watched Steve make his and I was also inspired to make one…......soon :-P

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

View Charles Maxwell's profile

Charles Maxwell

941 posts in 2411 days


#4 posted 598 days ago

Is that a Windsor Knot?

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

View HorizontalMike's profile

HorizontalMike

6915 posts in 1517 days


#5 posted 598 days ago

Argh! Charles beat me to knot joke, believe it or NOT! ;-)

Very original idea! Well done.

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

View Stormy's profile

Stormy

160 posts in 801 days


#6 posted 598 days ago

Looks like a walnut knot to me. What kind of wood is Windsor? Anyway I think pdegreyt is a wood nut. :-)
Can’t wait to see the matching shoes.

-- Stormy: Sometimes the wood just tells you what it wants to be.

View pdegreyt's profile

pdegreyt

66 posts in 752 days


#7 posted 598 days ago

@stormy, Although I come form a country( not Holland but Belgium) where people make and wear wooden shoes I don’t think they would go well with the tie, even if I knew how to make them.

@ Charles and Mike look at this from a practical point of view this tie never needs a knot tied because it come naturally to the tie you could say it come pre knotted. And I can put this tie on faster than my other ties.

@ MasterSergeant that project that Steve made was really fun for me to do, I get many comments from people when ever I wear it, I do believe they have tie envy, you should really give a it try, you will enjoy it. for this tie I used mahogany and pine, I would like to try to make one of those chevron ties like that one but then in wood http://www.zappos.com/images/z/2/0/3/8/9/2/2038925-1-MULTIVIEW.jpg. who knows

@ Hawaiilad a bow tie, that is a interesting idea, well you bow ties are cool, as Doctor who tells us, I will give that a try

@ Monte Pittman, you know I have been wearing ties for most of my adult life this is the easiest tie that I ever worn, allot of people ask me is it is heavy it really isn’t, and so easy to make here is how you make one http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8ooRKmEaWs&list=UUBB7sYb14uBtk8UqSQYc9-w&index=5 go crazy with it, I did and loved it

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase