Coaster Set

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Project by Andrew R. posted 373 days ago 644 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I saw some coasters posted by Blackie a while back, and decided to give it a try. See his here:

I hadn’t used my bandsaw for much besides resawing, so this project gave me an excuse to try something new. I cut this set out of a maple limb that had been cut up for firewood. They are finished with a shellac spray. While they don’t compare to Blackie’s, I had fun and learned a little too.

-- Andrew, Bellingham, WA

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#1 posted 372 days ago

Nice, just take a slab from a limb and with a lot of band sawing you get to have a coaster set and holder.

-- Every neighborhood has an eccentric neighbor. I wondered for years "who was ours?" Then I realized it was me.

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#2 posted 372 days ago

Great set of coasters. Another idea is to use a live edge and tray. See here.

Great conversation piece.

Keep it up.

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#3 posted 372 days ago

Good job with the coasters. I like the holder best.

-- --Dave-- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#4 posted 370 days ago

Like them. Like the beautiful wood and the finish is flawless. Well done!


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