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Project by spudhogg posted 03-17-2014 04:19 PM 3960 views 63 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I saw these online and decided to have some fun.

-- Spudhogg Woodworks





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mcoyfrog

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#1 posted 03-17-2014 06:09 PM

These are so fun to make, after i did these i ended up make all sorts of other designs. American flag, checker board, and a cross to name a few. The sandwich log is what i was calling it LOL

Thanks for sharing and bringing back memories

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#2 posted 03-17-2014 07:53 PM

those are cool. i have not seen those before. I know what my mother is getting for xmas this year.

-- Witty signature line still pending

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#3 posted 03-17-2014 08:19 PM

Nice looking flakes…

-- Scott in North Carolina

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#4 posted 03-17-2014 09:19 PM

cool

-- Joel

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#5 posted 03-17-2014 10:38 PM

Awesome!

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#6 posted 03-17-2014 11:57 PM

I remember making these in school. Great project that I had forgotten about.
Thanks for sharing.

-- (the only thing in there she says is....tap on head..........tap..........tap..... saw dust) - James www.etsy.com/shop/ZionsWoodnCrafts

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#7 posted 03-18-2014 12:49 AM

Very cool what a great idea, would never have thought of doing something like that to achieve snow flakes.
Awesome little project….thanks for sharing.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#8 posted 03-18-2014 04:39 AM

Those are really very nice and I will have try these too!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#9 posted 03-18-2014 12:51 PM

Nice.
I too made a bunch of those years ago. Really fun. I also used a router bit on the router table to create other kinds of notches.

They make nice mobiles too. Also I just tied on to a gift package as decorations. Because you end up with a blizzard of them.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#10 posted 03-18-2014 01:27 PM

You all are speaking in tongues. Someone post a link already on how to do this :-p

Looks like just using the table saw to cut some kerfs into thewood and then glueing together and then bandsawing wafers out of.

Love it, would make a great gift of several snowflake ornaments in a nice wooden box. Gonna have to find details on this somewhere and get started on the next series of gifts.

-- Henryk, South Carolina

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#11 posted 03-18-2014 02:14 PM

never heard of these before. anyone have a link on details?

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#12 posted 03-18-2014 02:48 PM

Tried to embed the video. Not smart enough so, here’s a link.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#13 posted 03-18-2014 02:50 PM

Konaman: Below is a link to make the snowflakes. I am sure there are others out there.

http://www.woodworkingformeremortals.com/2012/11/wood-snowflakes.html

This was posted by Steve of Woodworking for Mere Mortals fame. It shows a video for step by step instructions.

These snowflakes are a ton of fun to make.

Spudhogg: The snowflakes look great. Your initial picture was great—The snowflakes appear to be falling by the use of holding a flake, the log and the flakes on the table saw. Super job any way you look at it.

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#14 posted 03-18-2014 04:02 PM

very cool….

-- VSKGAMING

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#15 posted 03-18-2014 05:47 PM

High on my ’’wanna do’’ list.Yours look great!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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