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Project by Rockbuster posted 05-25-2013 02:37 PM 1277 views 5 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently did a genealogy search on my grandfather, and incorporated the services of two wonderful lady professors in New Jersey, my cousin, and her friend ,They were very helpful in my search,so i decided that they should be rewarded for their efforts. I made these little bowls using three layers of shop scraps, and some extra corian that was laying around the shop. The bowls are about 4.50” wide, and 1.75” deep

C&C Welcome

-- Rockbuster,Ft. Wayne,In It is far better to remain silent, and appear the fool, than it is to open ones mouth, and remove all doubt.





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cabmaker

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#1 posted 05-25-2013 02:45 PM

Very cool. I like em a lot ! JB

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BobWemm

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#2 posted 05-25-2013 02:49 PM

don, They are really fancy and I love em. I bet they do too.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better.

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ChuckV

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#3 posted 05-25-2013 03:01 PM

Those are beautiful. I think that they will be a much appreciated gift.

-- “While the world with closed eyes sleeps, The sky knows and weeps - steel rain. ” ― Nathan Bell

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 05-25-2013 03:02 PM

Totally unique an attractive,very nice work. These are super thank you gifts.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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alholstein

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#5 posted 05-25-2013 03:33 PM

That is a very interesting use of scraps, shows that you shouldn’t discard your little bits.

-- Al Holstein "I wood do it"

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tomakazi

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#6 posted 05-25-2013 04:18 PM

NICE!! I like the Corian accents!

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

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woodshaver

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#7 posted 05-25-2013 05:45 PM

Scraps! You could of fooled me! Those are sweet Don! They are great gifts. I like the grain pattern and the Corian is a nice touch. Very unique!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 05-25-2013 06:48 PM

These boxes are very nice and made wonderful gifts. I’m sure they were pleased with them.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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#9 posted 05-25-2013 07:14 PM

Awesome gifts !! They are quite beautiful and very unique : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Kate

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#10 posted 05-25-2013 08:42 PM

Makes me wonder what I can do to help with your genealogy search!

-- Kate, http://www.wooden-box-maker.com

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#11 posted 05-25-2013 08:42 PM

Oh wow, I love these!!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Rockbuster

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#12 posted 05-26-2013 03:13 AM

thanks for all the fine comments

-- Rockbuster,Ft. Wayne,In It is far better to remain silent, and appear the fool, than it is to open ones mouth, and remove all doubt.

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oldnovice

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#13 posted 05-26-2013 07:29 AM

These are some good looking bowls and now you have given me an idea of how to use my scrap paper counter top material.

It looks like, feels like, and machines like Corian without the grit and comes in many different colors!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#14 posted 05-26-2013 12:40 PM

cute bowls & and nice rolly=polly shape

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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jeff

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#15 posted 05-26-2013 02:27 PM

great project very unique,they will like them very much…

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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