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Project by roy posted 07-23-2008 06:53 PM 1103 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is being built as a gift for Jaynie, my wifes daughter in Australia
it is small to save on shipping cost (haha!)
i used walnut with a mink oil finish (boot waterproofer)

-- tn hillbilly.." tryin to do the best i can with what i got "





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Roper

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#1 posted 07-23-2008 07:16 PM

looks very cool,what are the measurments?

-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com

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roy

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#2 posted 07-23-2008 07:26 PM

5 inches high
i’ll post another picture when finished

-- tn hillbilly.." tryin to do the best i can with what i got "

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SteveKorz

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#3 posted 07-23-2008 07:37 PM

Roy, that is cool as heck! Did you carve the pieces to this or use another method?

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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Allison

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#4 posted 07-23-2008 08:25 PM

Wow This is really cool! I like it
Thanks for posting.
PEACE!!!

-- Allison, Northeastern Ca. Remember, Amateurs built the Ark. Professionals built the Titanic!

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Bigbuck

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#5 posted 07-23-2008 08:37 PM

Very neat

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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roy

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#6 posted 07-23-2008 09:12 PM

i ruff cut it on a small bandsaw and used a pocket knife and small files and sandpaper to get the finished shape i have just put my finish on it , mink oil that i use for my boots, it is sitting on the hood of my 74 FORD truck in the sun to heat up the oil so it will soak in i will have a picture of the finished chair tommorrow

-- tn hillbilly.." tryin to do the best i can with what i got "

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Kipster

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#7 posted 07-24-2008 12:00 AM

I really love that little guy. It looks sturdy enough to make the trip to your wifes daughter in Australia

-- Kip Northern Illinois ( If you don't know where your goin any road will take you there) George Harrison

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brianinpa

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#8 posted 07-24-2008 05:38 AM

It looks like Gargie and Ken are getting a new peice of furniture.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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woodworm

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#9 posted 03-04-2009 03:45 AM

Seen the finished shot and was surprised it is just about 4” X 5”. Very nice project and I like the finish colour.
Great work!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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roy

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#10 posted 03-04-2009 03:52 AM

the finish is mink oil that you put on your boots to waterproof them
used east Tn. black walnut

-- tn hillbilly.." tryin to do the best i can with what i got "

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woodworm

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#11 posted 03-04-2009 04:15 AM

Thanks Roy for finish info.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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