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A Bunch of coasters I cut out of a pine log. coated with marine varnish. pretty cool idea I barrowed from blackie on this website.
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#1 posted 02-21-2013 03:27 AM
That’s pretty nifty. I dig the natural look. Nice work.
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#2 posted 02-21-2013 06:55 AM
Are the coasters from the center cut or is that just made to hold them? I had seen that design before and wondered how it was made. I make my coasters just by cross cutting and haven’t come up with a good storage solution yet. Nice work!!
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#3 posted 02-21-2013 11:29 AM
Blackie would be the original post on these.
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
#4 posted 02-22-2013 12:17 AM
watermark- yes the coaters are from the center. its basically the same deal as making a bandsaw box. what you do is get a log bout 6 inches long and cut off the bottom. put the bottom to the side and grab the other piece. take that hunk of log and virtically cut two notches (one for each side) and a circle (coasters). Now you have a bottom, two sides of the log and a cylinder chunk of log. Glue the two sides to the bottom and that will be the holder. cut the chunk as many times as you want to make the coasters. and thats it all you need is a bandaw and some time.
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#5 posted 02-22-2013 03:32 PM
It’s beautiful, like the design and the varnish. Great job!
#6 posted 02-23-2013 04:13 AM
Thanks for the info Beem. I guess I will have to ad a bandsaw to the long list of must have tools hahahaha
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#7 posted 03-20-2013 04:45 PM
Very unique. I love this!
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#8 posted 05-05-2013 01:44 AM
That is a good idea. I’ll have to try that with about a 5” log.!
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
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