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Bellmonte Stakes Trophy Base

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Project by RogerM posted 225 days ago 489 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hexagonal trophy base for the Bellmonte Stakes Trophy won by local horse. Made of maple and finished in black lacquer to match the Preakness Trophy won by the same stables several years prior.

-- Roger M, Aiken, SC





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 225 days ago

Looks good Roger.

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RogerM

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#2 posted 225 days ago

Thanks for the compliment Jim.

-- Roger M, Aiken, SC

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Dave

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#3 posted 224 days ago

I hate angles.
I can never get the fit where I want it.
It looks like you have.
Well done and a great project.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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gfadvm

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#4 posted 224 days ago

The trophy base came out just perfectly BUT that table is REALLY special!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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RogerM

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#5 posted 223 days ago

Dave, On the issue of angles I found that I was never careful enough in setting my equipment accurate enough. Then I got a Wixey Digital Angle Gauge, and a 8’’ Wixeyâ„¢ Digital Protractor from Rockler. Changed the entire scene regarding angles. You might consider these two devices if you are having trouble with angles. Also, I am a retired engineer which has aided me in determining what the angles are required to be in the first place. Send me a note if I can be of help on determining an angle.

-- Roger M, Aiken, SC

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RogerM

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#6 posted 223 days ago

Thanks for the compliments. They mean a lot coming from fellow Lumberjocks.

-- Roger M, Aiken, SC

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DIYaholic

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#7 posted 223 days ago

A very nice base, for a very distinguished trophy!!!
Well done!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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Fishinbo

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#8 posted 222 days ago

That’s one classy base, like the colors and finish. Great job!

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