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Project by EAGLE posted 2288 days ago 1301 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Browsing through abook that I recieved for my birthday and I came across this little gem. I can finally use up all the small skinny scrap that has been around forever. First I routed & ripped the strips, Then sanded, stained & poly’d the strips prior to cutting the pieces. When cutting the pieces I set up two chop saws. One for the trimmer and one for the final size. As you can see by the pictures that I try to cut as close as possible to the waste, this gives me the max amout of pieces per strip. Ceramic tiles are square so one size does all 4 sides. Hope you like it





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jockmike2

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#1 posted 2288 days ago

Very very nice, the dark wood enhances the white tiles. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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lew

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#2 posted 2288 days ago

Beautiful work,

Well, it looks like you have your Christmas presents ready.

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Scott Bryan

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#3 posted 2287 days ago

Eagle,

You did a good job on these and nice use of “scrap” material too.

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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GaryK

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#4 posted 2287 days ago

Great use of wood. Nice job.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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FJPetruso

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#5 posted 2287 days ago

Good Idea… And Lew’s idea of using them for Christmas presents is a good idea too.

-- Frank, Florissant, Missouri "The New Show-Me Woodshop"

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Dusty56

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#6 posted 2287 days ago

very nice work …what are you using for a blade in your chopsaw ?

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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jjohn

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#7 posted 2287 days ago

I love ideas where you can use up some of the scrap wood. Came out really nice.

-- JJohn

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sharad

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#8 posted 2287 days ago

Very good use of the scrap up to the last milimeter. The white slab looks nice. Any other light color would also look good. I presume it is used for keeping hot vessels.
Sharad

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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Grumpy

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#9 posted 2273 days ago

Great job Eagle. I never throw out scraps except the tiny bits.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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