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Aspenbass & Poplartrout

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Project by ohwoodeye posted 09-26-2013 02:32 AM 1303 views 9 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Thanks to Rance for taking me fishing http://lumberjocks.com/projects/60499
He inspired me to catch my own.
Mounted proud of the Oak plaque with some dowels (pic 3)
Sprayed with laquer. I like the white color of the Aspen much better than the Poplar which darkened considerably. However I do like the design of the second Plaque better than the straight square plaque.
Aspenbass has a brass plate saying “Larry’s big fish story” as I am giving it away as a simple gift.
Fun project you can finish in an evening when you can’t locate your TV remote.
Poplartrout lost a bottom tooth in the struggle to land him in the boat.
Thanks for looking.
Mike

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI





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#1 posted 09-26-2013 02:42 AM

Fun & cool

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#2 posted 09-26-2013 05:33 PM

Very cool!

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#3 posted 09-26-2013 06:36 PM

Looks great. Did you use a template?

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#4 posted 09-26-2013 06:43 PM

Joe,
Literally right-mouse clicked on Rance’s picture, printed it and blew it up on the copier until it was the size I wanted. Then used carbon paper to trace image onto the wood and cut it out.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#5 posted 09-26-2013 09:19 PM

I like this. This entire piece is terrific. So cool.

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#6 posted 09-27-2013 06:23 PM

Does it bites?

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#7 posted 09-28-2013 03:51 AM

Mike, very well done. The tag and the scalloped corners are a nice touch. Thanks for the mention.

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