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Project by BTimmons posted 01-15-2014 08:42 PM 3807 views 8 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A fine gentleman employed at Reddit Inc. saw a past project of mine (a “Thor”-inspired hammer) that I had posted to reddit.com/r/woodworking and took a liking to it, and asked if I could do something similar for them. Oh yes, and they wanted me to make two of them, one for each office. Don’t ask me to explain why wanted “what gives, admin?” carved. Means something to them, I guess.

Click here for the whole image gallery, story, and video.

I spend a bit too much time on Reddit as it is, but at least I have something fun to show for it now. This is easily the most ludicrous, and most fun project I’ve done to date. I kind of wish I’d made a third one so I could’ve kept one for myself.

EDIT – Check the comments further down, in case this wasn’t ludicrous enough already!

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com





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7Footer

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#1 posted 01-15-2014 09:22 PM

Brian that is freaking awesome, well done!

-- I'm so official all I need is a whistle --

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#2 posted 01-15-2014 09:23 PM

Haha! That’s fun. Loved your action poses!

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#3 posted 01-15-2014 09:32 PM

You made 2 You can always make a third.

Nice Hammers!!

-- - Terry

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#4 posted 01-15-2014 11:58 PM

Coolest hammers ever! The gallery and video are great too!

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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#5 posted 01-16-2014 02:11 AM

I’ve actually never been on Reddit but this is cool enough!!!!

-- http://www.jordanstraker.com

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kiefer

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#6 posted 01-16-2014 02:22 AM

Now That’s a Hammer !
Love it and the story too .

-- Kiefer 松

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Oldtool

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#7 posted 01-16-2014 03:48 AM

Pretty cool project. I enjoyed the write up and the detailed video, provided great insight into the construction process. The letter carving came out really nice too. Great hammers.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#8 posted 01-16-2014 07:07 AM

hilarious

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#9 posted 01-16-2014 09:15 AM

Awesome! Great read on the build-up too! Excellent work!

-- I make sawdust. I think thats a fair assessment of my finished products!

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SPalm

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#10 posted 01-16-2014 01:29 PM

That is so funny.
Good for you.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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eztrigger

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#11 posted 01-16-2014 01:46 PM

looks like you really got hammered on this one… sorry couldn’t resist.

-- "Some get spiritual 'cause they see the light, and some 'cause they feel the heat." --Ray Wiley Hubbard

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#12 posted 01-16-2014 02:34 PM

You have to make another for yourself! These came out awesome. Did you vacuum/pressure impregnate the maple to dye it, or simply wipe some on?

-- Unplugged Woodworkers - https://www.facebook.com/groups/213418935481974/

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#13 posted 01-16-2014 03:18 PM

Excellent work! That’s some good karma right there…have an up-vote.

-- http://headwatershardwood.blogspot.com/

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#14 posted 01-16-2014 06:08 PM

“What gives, admin?” is usually the first thing somebody who has been banned from a forum asks…

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#15 posted 01-16-2014 06:26 PM

Haha, love it that they wanted a real ban hammer. Too bad they didn’t ask for solid hardwood that would have weighed 100 lbs. This way is probably better. Nice job, I bet the client was pleased.

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