Scrap Coasters

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In an attempt to clear out the scraps that have been building up I made some coasters. I have seen a few of these lately, can’t remember who’s video I watched but they are a breeze to make. 3.75” square and half an inch thick. Some pine, hickory, walnut, oak and the thin tops and bottoms are some really ugly pallet oak.

-- Imperfections make it unique!

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#1 posted 08-08-2013 11:18 PM

very nice coasters and great use of scraps!!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#2 posted 08-09-2013 12:40 AM

Is that one big glue up that you then run through a bandsaw???? they look great!

-- "saviour of the broken, the beaten and the damned"

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#3 posted 08-09-2013 01:57 AM

Na, the glue up was in stages. Kinda a PITA. Once that was done, ya through the bandsaw.

-- Imperfections make it unique!

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#4 posted 08-09-2013 02:58 AM

I’m not seeing any ugly wood here! LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#5 posted 08-09-2013 02:27 PM

Very nicely done.

-- Thank you Lord for the passion and ability to make things from your creation.

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#6 posted 08-09-2013 09:58 PM

Hi, what did you use to treat the coasters ?

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#7 posted 08-10-2013 04:10 PM

I like you idea.
I think I will modify it by gluing 12 to 18” lengths of wood together and then turning them into a cylinder on the lathe after which I can slice off the thickness I need for a coaster. A quick search shows that a fellow Lumberjock, Hawkdriver, did that same thing.

-- Les B, Oregon

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#8 posted 08-13-2013 02:18 PM

Pretty coasters! Great use of scraps. Like the plaid design and wood colors. Well done!

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