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Project by akremer1994 posted 01-11-2013 06:53 PM 912 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A second ping pong paddle I just finished. Same process as the first one, except I used walnut for the paddle itself and cherry for the handle. For pads I used this foam paper stuff I found at Walmart.





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#1 posted 01-11-2013 08:11 PM

As a ping pong fan myself, im loving the work.

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#2 posted 01-11-2013 08:18 PM

Does different wood and padding play significantly?

Cool job

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

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#3 posted 01-11-2013 08:36 PM

Looks ,your serve !

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#4 posted 01-11-2013 08:38 PM

Nice! Now that you mention it, I have some of that foam in the craft closet.

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#5 posted 01-11-2013 08:55 PM

Monte -

I was definitely wondering about the wood, but I would guess so. Most paddles are made up of laminated wood…im assuming to avoid any sort of cupping. The rubbers of the paddle make a huge difference are pretty specific (i.e. are you a power or finesse player?).

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#6 posted 01-12-2013 03:38 PM

When I first saw your photos my brain was seeing a table top with a paddle shaped hole in it. Thought you had posted wrong photo. Suddenly it changed and I could see the nice paddles you made. Did this optical illusion happen to any other viewers?

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#7 posted 01-12-2013 11:38 PM

Yep, same thing happened to me socrbent. : ) Nice PPP ...ping pong paddle

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