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Ash Mash Paddle - Zephyr Brewing

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Project by KnotCurser posted 221 days ago 720 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a large mash paddle, intended for a professional brew-house with a 7 beer barrel vessel – that’s 217 US Gallons of beer!

My client is the owner of Zephyr Brewing, based in Denver, Colorado and was a pure pleasure to work with and create this paddle.

The paddle is 55 inches tall and a tad under 4 inches wide – it’s over 1 1/4 inches thick and made of solid Ash.

I used my CNC router to carve the letters in the handle as well as the logo in the paddle area.

My scrollsaw was then used to cut out the hops flower shapes in the paddle area – this took a REALLY long time as I was cutting through such thick hardwood!

After all was finished and sanded, I dipped it into food-grade mineral oil for some protection.

Cheers!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com





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bugz

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#1 posted 221 days ago

Ash mash paddle, that is a mouthful. Looks like a winner.

-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#2 posted 221 days ago

Did you take your fee in merchandise? ;)
Outstanding work.

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#3 posted 220 days ago

Looks nicely done Bog. You should have a lot of potential customers with all the micro breweries popping up everywhere. We have quite a few here in Norway too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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