Gifts from Pennsylvania

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Project by dpow posted 258 days ago 791 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Its been a long time since I added a project. These are just a couple of things I have been working on lately. The box is made from cherry and spalted maple with a deer antler for a handle. The coaster set is made with a variety of different woods(maple, walnut, red oak, white oak, clear pine, cherry, padauk, and walnut). With the exception of the padauk, all the wood for these projects was harvested from our local woods. These pieces are boxed up and ready to ship to my son and his wife in Hawaii for Christmas. Thanks for taking a look.

-- Doug

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#1 posted 258 days ago

This is really cool. Love the deer antler. Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#2 posted 258 days ago

Like the box and the tray you made for it quite different construction but I really like the coasters .
The use of local woods adds a special meaning .
Very nice ! Merry Christmas to You and Yours !

-- Kiefer 松

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#3 posted 258 days ago

Beautiful coaster.So colourfull.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 258 days ago

Doug….love your coasters….just made a set for myself, so I know the work that has gone into. End grain wood is a challenge to work with but does come out nice!


-- George..." I love the smell of a workshop in the morning!"

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#5 posted 258 days ago

These are all very nice and I’m sure they will love them.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#6 posted 257 days ago

very cool design for the coasters. Did you glue those all up at once or do it in steps?

Also, that box is fantastic! It looks like the sides have a slight curve to them… is that true or are my eyes playing tricks on me?

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

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#7 posted 254 days ago

Fantastic gifts! Very well made, attractive wood mix and like the handle. Great job!

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