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Beer Tap Handle

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Project by SteveL posted 12-19-2013 07:02 PM 555 views 1 time favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
Beer Tap Handle
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I made this keg tap handle for a friend as a Christmas present. The material is curly maple purchased from David Spacht’s mill, which I had to glue up to get sufficient thickness. I then made a template in the form of the state of NJ, and routed the outline to 1/4” deep. Following that, I rough cut away the waste on the band saw, then finished up the detail outline on the scroll saw, turning the speed way down so as not to start a fire :-) A bit of sanding at the spindle sander and by hand and voila—a beer tap handle. I can’t take credit for the woodburning this time. It was sent out for a professional to do.

-- SteveL





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#1 posted 12-19-2013 08:28 PM

Great looking tap handle!!!..........Merry Christmas, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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