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Project by _Moose_ posted 01-12-2013 11:24 PM 1151 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hopefully these photos turn out. After seeing many of you guys build super-cool mugs, i thought i’d give it a shot. I received a digital bevel gauge for Christmas and ran straight out to the TS to see how it worked. Takes out all the guess work & makes a guy look pretty slick.

Enjoy the pics. 12 segments on each mug. 1/2 thick stock, 9 3/8” tall, segments are 1 1/4” wide with 15 degree bevel.

Thanks.

-- _Moose_ Hooper, UT





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 01-12-2013 11:39 PM

Looks good. I am in the process of building a bunch myself.

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

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#2 posted 01-13-2013 02:16 AM

awesome job those are cool!!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#3 posted 01-13-2013 06:18 PM

Good looking mugs, but I think you need to put a handle on them, after you fill them with beer, you will need
both hands to lift them otherwise. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 76 yr young apprentice carpenter

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_Moose_

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#4 posted 01-13-2013 08:18 PM

Thanks folks for the comments. They do, in fact, have handles on them. For some reason the photo’s cropped in really tight when i posted them on here.

I’ll have to look at getting some better pics posted up.

-- _Moose_ Hooper, UT

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Danal

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#5 posted 01-26-2013 11:24 AM

Very nice and the 12 sides gives a it character. What finish is going on the inside? I’m visiting site more and glad to see more mugs. Feel free to ask any questions and I will share my experiences. Not an expert but 200 or so mugs and still learning and there’s no book on this yet!

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_Moose_

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#6 posted 03-05-2013 03:27 PM

Danal, the outside is just a few coats of poly, but the inside is 3 coats of “Watco” butcher block finish. It’s FDA approved for food contact once cured. Make sure with the Watco finish you do use 3 coats. The first one will make you think it’ll never get there, the second is still rough and dull, but the 3rd finally brings on a nice shine & smooths itself out nicely.

-- _Moose_ Hooper, UT

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