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Project by Bob Collins posted 12-24-2012 04:22 AM 730 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

No 2 ordered, if the lady had had her way it would have ended up 3 foot tall or more but I convinced her it would look damn rediculious, she was more than happy with the final result and I have the money in my pocket. Consists of 216 segments of Baltic Pine Plywood plus base and top. A fun job and she still wants another one bigger and taller.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 12-24-2012 04:31 AM

Great job. How tall is it?

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

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#2 posted 12-24-2012 04:37 AM

That is way cool

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#3 posted 12-24-2012 05:08 AM

A tad over 20 inches, Monte

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#4 posted 12-24-2012 06:05 AM

I like three of them and it is hard to select a favorite one. Good on ya mate.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#5 posted 12-24-2012 10:41 AM

Thanks for the comments, hey, Sam I am really enjoying playing with this plywood. Have a merry X’mas everyone.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#6 posted 12-24-2012 01:39 PM

Beautiful!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#7 posted 12-24-2012 02:22 PM

That is a great one, too. Did you have to use a steady rest on something that long? If not, you probably will on that next 36” one!! It will look good- just make everything bigger in perspective to this one!!

Nice job on it, Bob….................Jim

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

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#8 posted 12-24-2012 03:05 PM

These are so nice, great work Bob.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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branch

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#9 posted 12-24-2012 06:37 PM

hi very nice
branch

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#10 posted 12-24-2012 10:46 PM

Thanks for the comments, enjoyed doing this bugger. JIm, had a chuck both ends for this one but sure a steady rest will be needed for the next one.
Merry X;mas all.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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