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Project by Airframer posted 218 days ago 847 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife’s sister’s boyfriend wanted a set of rune stones for Christmas. I guess I have had an influence of some sort on her because she decided to make them for him instead of buying a set.

Made from some fallen wood (unknown species) I cut the branch into disks for her and she hand sanded them all smooth and burned the rune onto the disk (first time wood burning.. she did pretty darn good). Then I finished them with some BLO and wax buffed with a buffer wheel on my drill press and then hand buffed afterwards to clean them up.

I told her she should open an account and post this as her first project but she requested I do it instead so all props go to her really.

These are in the mail and hopefully the recipient is happy with them. I think they came out great!

Thanks for looking!

-- Eric - http://theidiotgaloot.com





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AnthonyReed

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#1 posted 218 days ago

Pretty cool Mrs. AF.

-- ~Tony

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CL810

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#2 posted 218 days ago

Reel her in slowly now that you set the hook.

-- "It's amazing how much can go wrong when you think you know what you're doing."

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john2005

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#3 posted 218 days ago

Maybe get her a tool. One that she will accept at first but will quickly want to upgrade to a better one. ;)

-- In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is.

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AnthonyReed

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#4 posted 218 days ago

—snicker—

-- ~Tony

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Airframer

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#5 posted 218 days ago

Hah! Thanks guys.. Suggestions have been noted ;-)

-- Eric - http://theidiotgaloot.com

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Don W

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#6 posted 216 days ago

be careful. Next you’ll have curtains in the shop.

the Runes are great though.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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CFrye

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#7 posted 212 days ago

Great idea and execution Mrs. A! Looking forward to the next project. Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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