A Simple Gavel

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Project by NuclearGrade posted 01-14-2014 06:45 PM 1018 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a gavel my son turned for a homeschool project. It is simply a pine turning for the head and another piece for the handle, press fit and glued together. The finish is a polyurethane.

-- Dan Wilson - Red Wing, MN

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#1 posted 01-14-2014 08:48 PM

Great job, on the gavel and the homeschooling!

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16

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#2 posted 01-14-2014 09:07 PM

Thanks for the support :)

-- Dan Wilson - Red Wing, MN

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#3 posted 01-14-2014 09:21 PM

A very fine gavel, indeed!!!

I will soon be turning a gavel myself, for a gift.

Nice use of the dust mask, while sanding….
However, I noticed that a face shield or safety glasses were NOT employed, during the turning!!!
Gotta teach those “safe work practices” early, so they become second nature.

Good to see father & son enjoying shop time together….
Even if it is just part of the curriculum!!! ;^)

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

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#4 posted 01-14-2014 10:18 PM

yeah, that’s a good comment about safety glasses. My wife also noticed.

-- Dan Wilson - Red Wing, MN

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#5 posted 01-15-2014 02:06 AM

Real cool design. Well done.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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