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A wooden nutcracker - made of walnut-wood

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Project by Hoizbastla posted 12-11-2013 09:39 PM 4239 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi guys!

As i´ve crashed the old nutcracker, i had 2 oppinions: buy a new one or make it for myself.
As i had a few boards at home (already dry), i´ve decided to do it on my own, so i startet cutting some walnutboards on the bandsaw. I had really no idea of the dimensions and the how-it-will-work, i was just working.
See below a clip how it works:
Videoclip
As i´ve finished this small projekt, i can really tell you, that i like the smell of cutting walnut-wood!
So now the Nuts are cracked with a nutcracker made of a piece of wood, which was fallen off the nut-tree in front of our house!

-- the best tools are nothing without creativity





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themandan

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#1 posted 12-11-2013 09:43 PM

Awesome! I love using walnut limbs. The difference in colour in them is wonderful

-- mesure once. cut twice.. or three times.. then smash it in with a hammer

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mariva57

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#2 posted 12-11-2013 10:17 PM

Nutcracker original, compliments.

-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.

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Diwayne

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#3 posted 12-11-2013 10:25 PM

ingenious…

-- What one man can do, another man can also do.

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Diggerjacks

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#4 posted 12-12-2013 07:39 AM

Hello Hoizbastla

This nutcracker is very original

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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Hoizbastla

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#5 posted 12-12-2013 08:38 PM

Thanks to all for watching!

-- the best tools are nothing without creativity

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#6 posted 12-15-2013 03:02 AM

Neat design

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#7 posted 12-16-2013 04:28 PM

Wonderful build! Very creative and the walnut is gorgeous. Great job!

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#8 posted 02-01-2014 07:47 AM

Great idea, would work good for me. We have lots of hickory trees on our proberty.

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