Wooden Tie

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Project by pdegreyt posted 12-09-2012 06:07 AM 1359 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

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 12-09-2012 06:28 AM

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

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 12-09-2012 08:11 AM

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

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#3 posted 12-09-2012 02:29 PM

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

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#4 posted 12-09-2012 03:58 PM

Is that a Windsor Knot?

-- Max the "night janitor" at

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#5 posted 12-09-2012 04:27 PM

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

Very original idea! Well done.

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

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#6 posted 12-09-2012 05:49 PM

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.

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#7 posted 12-09-2012 06:47 PM

@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 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 go crazy with it, I did and loved it

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