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Paddle for my wife

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Project by Eric posted 11-03-2013 03:44 AM 1202 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife wanted a paddle for when she came canoeing. The ones I have are too long for her so I decided to make one. I wood burnt some stuff on there for her. Turn out pretty nice. I didn’t bother to fibreglass the blade as she wont be using that much.

-- Eric the "Fabbrocator" Fabbro





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HillbillyShooter

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#1 posted 11-03-2013 03:46 AM

That’s too nice to use. ;-). Very nicely done.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#2 posted 11-03-2013 04:17 AM

Good thing she won’t use it much. Those beautiful art works might wash away!! Nice work. We’ll trust you that it has a handle; just this one time ;-)

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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tyvekboy

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#3 posted 11-03-2013 04:23 AM

Very cool paddle. Never seen one built like that. It would be nice to see a profile view of the blade. I’m wondering how thick it is. I too would like to see the handle of this beauty. Thanks for sharing this creation.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA

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Rick

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#4 posted 11-03-2013 06:42 AM

Very Nice Piece Of Work Indeed! Thanks For Posting!

-- How long is a Minute? That depends on which side of the Bathroom Door You're On!

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aussiedave

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

Great paddle Eric…beautifully made…excellent job.

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

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Monte Pittman

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#6 posted 11-03-2013 12:32 PM

Very nice work.

Ok, my mind had the wrong idea when I seen the title. =-O

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#7 posted 11-03-2013 01:33 PM

What Monte said. lol

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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JoeinGa

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#8 posted 11-03-2013 02:49 PM

OOOHH! THAT kind of “paddle for the wife”

When I saw the title, I thought of something ELSE! :-)

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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firefighterontheside

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#9 posted 11-03-2013 04:07 PM

I’m a canoer, that’s the kind of paddle I thought of. Very nice looking paddle. Maybe someday I’ll try to make a paddle. Right now I have a bending branches that I’m happy with.

-- Bill M. I love my job as a firefighter, but nothing gives me the satisfaction of running my hand over a project that I have built and just finished sanding.

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 11-03-2013 04:44 PM

That’s nice clean work. I’m sure she must have been pleased with it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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GerardoArg1

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#11 posted 11-05-2013 12:11 AM

Beatiful. Really a nice work.

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

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