Valentine's Day Dish

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Project by nonickswood posted 02-14-2013 11:22 AM 1333 views 5 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

She will never know the Love it took too hand sand that Router Burn out of there!

Cherry, Mineral Oil, & Beeswax.
Happy Valentines Day!

-- Nick, Virginia,

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#1 posted 02-14-2013 01:00 PM

Really nice Nick,
BTW, I like the workbench too.

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."

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#2 posted 02-14-2013 02:06 PM

Wow! This is very clean and nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#3 posted 02-14-2013 02:52 PM

Cool great job.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 02-14-2013 02:59 PM

Very nice. I think we all can appreciate the effort it took to get that smooth finish.
I’m sorry but I have to say this….....It should have been made out of bloodwood for the red color.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#5 posted 02-14-2013 05:05 PM

You routered that heart perfect. We all have dealt with burn marks and they are a pain to remove. Maybe someone will one day come up with a “burn creme” that will rub the burn out of the wood.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#6 posted 02-14-2013 06:53 PM

Nick – a very nice bowl. I cannot tell from the pictures – but are the sides sloped at all? If so, how did you manage that?

Thanks for sharing.

-- "Our past judges our present." JFK - 1962; American Heritage Magazine

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#7 posted 02-14-2013 10:08 PM

Nice job, Nick, I have to agree with amagineer, those marks are a real pain to remove, but you have done a great job! BTW….who is gonna eat all those M & M’s???

-- yesterday today was tomorrow

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#8 posted 02-14-2013 11:39 PM

Thanks Everyone for taking the time to look and comment;
Mike; I think your right but I was fresh outa Blood-wood.
Don; Great idea – I could sure use some of that “Burn Creme”!
Betsy; The sides are slightly rounded from belt sander, then ran a large round-over bit around the bottom.
Scoops; My Better-Half will take care of those M&M’s

-- Nick, Virginia,

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#9 posted 02-15-2013 12:23 AM

Very very nice.
And boy howdy, I feel your pain on that burnt cherry.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#10 posted 02-15-2013 02:43 AM

Beautiful work. good joice of candy

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

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