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Project by Danal posted 05-19-2013 11:47 AM 1442 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Had this small block of dark chocolate Walnut just sitting on a shelve forever. Probably picked it up or moved 100 times knowing someday it would find a home. A friend that works for UPS and wears nothing but brown asked me to make him a Beer mug. Bingo! The sap wood has worm holes and I couldn’t make myself cut it out, besides how do you make UPS attractive? Delivered it yesterday over a beer and got 4 more orders. My logos are not stencils but about 3 hours of burning. Even though I don’t like to paint or dye my wood, the customers like it to be original. Thanks for looking.

-- Dan





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 05-19-2013 11:58 AM

Great work as always

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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DIYaholic

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#2 posted 05-19-2013 12:22 PM

Nicely done.

Does this mug get used during business hours???

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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Gene Howe

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#3 posted 05-19-2013 12:26 PM

A handsome mug, indeed.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 05-19-2013 02:19 PM

This is a nice piece of work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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Robsshop

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#5 posted 05-19-2013 02:30 PM

Being a fello UPSer, I give this my stamp of approval ! Very nice , the logo came out great!

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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TheeWoodShed

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#6 posted 05-19-2013 03:21 PM

Great job as usual!!!

-- "Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."

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Danal

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#7 posted 05-19-2013 03:29 PM

Thanks , I keep trying to get my shop setup to do some jewelry boxes and gammon boards but I’m getting lots of mug orders. Good problem but I don’t charge enough. I’m sure none of you do that LOL. Appreciate the approvals

-- Dan

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doubleDD

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#8 posted 05-19-2013 03:37 PM

Great looking mug. I’m sure it was well appreciated.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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a1Jim

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#9 posted 05-19-2013 03:40 PM

Totally unique.

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cajunpen

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#10 posted 05-19-2013 04:05 PM

Another great looking Mug Dan. I can’t wait to get around to trying one.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#11 posted 05-20-2013 02:27 AM

Super Job! Another great mug and not just the picture.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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CFrye

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#12 posted 05-20-2013 02:31 AM

Great looking mug! Another thing to add to my ‘TO DO’ list! Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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