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Project by hairy posted 04-12-2014 08:45 PM 1261 views 7 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Maple and mahogany. Another Christmas present scratched off my list.
2 ” x 6”
Shellac

-- in the confusion, I mighta grabbed the gold ...





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TheDane

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#1 posted 04-12-2014 09:23 PM

Hey … that’s a cool idea. One for my Christmas to-do list too!

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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wiswood2

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#2 posted 04-12-2014 09:24 PM

very nice.
Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

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peteg

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#3 posted 04-12-2014 09:35 PM

Nice job, what a great little gift
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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poopiekat

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#4 posted 04-12-2014 10:37 PM

I’ll avoid any reference to the ‘caliber’ of your work, hairy!
You’ve outdone yourself once again, on the ingenuity of your projects.

ps, ”Quit school, why fake it” in response to your excellent tagline. How many people know what that is in reference to?

-- Einstein: "The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." I'm Poopiekat!!

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Robsshop

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#5 posted 04-12-2014 10:40 PM

I like it , the design is pleasing to the eye and the function is simple, a great combo!

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans repurposed wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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hairy

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#6 posted 04-12-2014 11:27 PM

Thanks!!!

poopiekat, I bet more than you think. Be a jerk, and go to work.

-- in the confusion, I mighta grabbed the gold ...

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poopiekat

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#7 posted 04-13-2014 01:15 AM

@ hairy: You’ve inspired me now, to say when ever I post a project: “Do ya love it, do ya hate it, there it is, the way I made it, Woooow!!”

-- Einstein: "The intuitive mind is a sacred gift, and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." I'm Poopiekat!!

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ralbuck

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#8 posted 04-13-2014 03:05 AM

Neat!

The anti-gun nuts may try to make that an illegal weapon also!.

Now you can make an artillery shell for picnic silverware storage!

-- just rjR

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hoss12992

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#9 posted 04-13-2014 03:37 AM

That is really cool. Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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Mainiac Matt

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#10 posted 04-13-2014 01:14 PM

Creative project…. Don’t let junior take it to school for show and tell though, the mindless zero-tolerance crowd with expel him for life.

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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helluvawreck

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#11 posted 04-13-2014 02:25 PM

It’s a very creative project, Hairy. I bet that you really enjoyed it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#12 posted 04-14-2014 11:10 PM

Nice work. i like it ;-)

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Roger

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#13 posted 05-04-2014 12:15 PM

Now that is one cool 45 cal

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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