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Project by Steve posted 08-19-2013 01:04 PM 1794 views 2 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made this footlong sub sandwich for a 2×4 contest that my woodworking association had this past weekend. I ended up winning a gift card to Peachtree Woodworking Supply. I had no idea how this would turn out when I started, which is one of the things I love about 2×4 contests. The tray and the sandwich are all made from the same 2×4. I used some stain and food coloring to make it look more realistic. The lettuce is made from planer shavings. Check out my video for a closer look. And yes, it is a full 12” long. LOL Is it lunch time yet?

-- Steve in Lawrenceville, GA - http://www.TheCarmichaelWorkshop.com





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#1 posted 08-19-2013 01:16 PM

Very creative! That is definitely the most fun entry for a 2×4 contest I have seen. Well deserved win.

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#2 posted 08-19-2013 01:20 PM

That’s great! I never would have thought of anything as novel as that. How cool….

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#3 posted 08-19-2013 01:28 PM

Makes me hungry, good job.

-- Chris K

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#4 posted 08-19-2013 01:51 PM

Now that’s an interesting project

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

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#5 posted 08-19-2013 05:44 PM

This made my morning.

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#6 posted 08-19-2013 06:57 PM

Way cool! I love the lettuce idea- what a great touch!

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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#7 posted 08-19-2013 07:00 PM

Great work!

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#8 posted 08-19-2013 09:38 PM

“Steveway… Eat fresh”

(with apologies to Subway :-)

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#9 posted 08-20-2013 01:25 AM

Fantastic Steve, finally a sub I can eat on my diet. Way cool.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#10 posted 08-20-2013 01:31 AM

Definitely cool !

-- Carl, Iowa

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#11 posted 08-20-2013 01:34 AM

We’ve had lots of “food” projects, and they’re all very clever. There are probably more than this. Many of these are Hairy’s.

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#12 posted 08-20-2013 02:47 AM

Steve that’s just awesome!

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

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#13 posted 08-20-2013 07:01 AM

Great! Thanks for sharing!

-- God bless, Candy

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#14 posted 08-20-2013 11:53 AM

That is way too cool. Thanks for sharing. I showed my wife and she is tickled to death.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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#15 posted 08-20-2013 10:43 PM

This is great, it almost looks like the real thing.

-- MonkeyMonk

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