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Project by Tom Pritchard posted 10-11-2013 02:47 PM 693 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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After I made the previous coasters I wanted to make one for myself. Since my other big interest besides woodworking is bicycle riding I thought this might be a good idea. I made this out of a piece of scrap walnut about 3/4” thick x 4” wide x 4” long. Using the same method to route out the recess area for the cork I hand carved the remaining portion. I feel like the 3/4 thickness looks to be a bit too thick, I may decide to re-saw thickness down to about half.

-- Tom in Madison, Indiana





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GerardoArg1

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#1 posted 10-11-2013 03:55 PM

Nice idea.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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#2 posted 10-11-2013 05:02 PM

Coaster bike.
Cool idea, I like it.

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#3 posted 10-11-2013 10:25 PM

Very cool coaster…well done.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#4 posted 10-12-2013 05:07 AM

Tom, I like what you have done here. What if it were scaled up to pitcher and glass size? Nice lines.

-- Big Al in IN

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#5 posted 10-12-2013 11:03 AM

Boxguy…That sounds like an interesting idea? Also, to all other comments, thanks very much. This why I love this site.

-- Tom in Madison, Indiana

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Roger

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#6 posted 10-13-2013 12:17 PM

A nifty idea. Looks gr8!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#7 posted 10-14-2013 04:15 PM

Very cool coaster! Like the bike design, pretty walnut and great idea on the cork.

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Marty 529

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#8 posted 10-15-2013 04:13 PM

This is a cool idea! Nice job.

-- Marty, Ohio

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#9 posted 10-15-2013 06:12 PM

Cool idea. It looks great.

-- Bailey Indiana

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#10 posted 12-04-2013 01:50 AM

Way Cool,Great idea !!!

-- Dennis Stallings; I am what I am,And that's all what I am...

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