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Coconut Grater

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Project by Pete Santos posted 03-24-2014 09:51 PM 1768 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

3/4 inch Honduras Mahogany, graphics done with an Epilog Laser, used 6mm Festool dominos for alignment mostly, added wood glue and used pocket hole screws really just for the clamping pressure because it didn’t have a lot of material for the screws to really dig into. One coat of sanding sealer and one coat of clear poly.

This is a utilitarian item that I embellished. It’s used by sitting on it and using the metal grinding head to scrape off the coconut meat of a coconut that has been cracked in half.

Here’s a youtube video of one in use. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-0_sJKpnxg

Thanks for looking.

-- Greatness is not found in possessions, power, position, or prestige. It is discovered in goodness, humility, service, and love.





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NormG

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#1 posted 03-25-2014 02:20 AM

Very useful item

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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Roger

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#2 posted 03-25-2014 11:56 AM

Mmm, suddenly I have a taste for some Capt. Morgans spiced rum.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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Fishinbo

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#3 posted 03-31-2014 02:05 PM

My grandparents have one but your is really fancy with beautiful wood and cool graphics. Great work!

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