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Project by JL7 posted 614 days ago 1513 views 15 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Always looking for something to do with those little scraps…....Walnut and Jatoba. These were made at the router table with templates. Built a rub collar (pic 4) to cut the bottoms – this allowed the template to stay on top and not have the bit raised so far…....Pic 4 & 5 show the template for hollowing out the dish…....3 coats of poly and the beall wood buff to finish…...

Thanks for looking….

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

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#1 posted 614 days ago

Well, if that isn’t just darn right clever. Neat set of jigs.

That is a pretty neat logo thingy on the bottom too. How did you do that – or was I just not paying attention?

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#2 posted 614 days ago

Now that is a handy use of scraps. I am always tossing things down all over the dresser.
Flowing design Jeff. Very cool.
I could eat sushi off of that.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are."

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#3 posted 614 days ago

Yes, nice jigs, neat logo, excellent outcome!!!

Ya may want to “trademark” that logo!

-- 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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#4 posted 614 days ago

Thanks for the comments guys….appreciate it!

Steve – I picked up a little baby cnc rig… I still want to build one as you have, but I’m impatient, and it was on sale…’s a fun toy!

Dave – no food safe finish here…..sorry no sushi!

Thanks Randy….

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

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#5 posted 614 days ago

Wow it didn’t look like scraps when you got through,great job.

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 614 days ago

Those look beautiful Jeff.
I do think you’re having just a little too much fun with that new CNC though.

-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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#7 posted 614 days ago

Great thought process. Cute project.

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

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#8 posted 614 days ago

very cool Jeff, cleaver one you are ,like your logo

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#9 posted 614 days ago

I likes it. I too like your logo

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#10 posted 614 days ago

Jeff, wouldn’t your Click N’ Carve cut these out? I have a Carvewright, and I just might have to give it a go – unless you’ve already tried. I suspect that the time it would take to carve out, would not be worth the effort.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#11 posted 614 days ago

Jeff- Those are way cool! That rub collar is ingenious. Your logo is awesome.

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

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#12 posted 614 days ago

Thanks again guys for the comments….....appreciate it!

cajunpen – built these before I got the mini cnc…..I know it is possible to build with the cnc, I just don’t have the skills right now to do it…..If you try it, I’d love to see the results!

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

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#13 posted 614 days ago

Great scrap wood launcher Jeff. That’s better then a Nurf canon…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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#14 posted 614 days ago

I really like these, great work

-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland -

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#15 posted 614 days ago

Great use of scraps, Jeff.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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