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Nicely Grained Ash Mash Paddle

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Project by KnotCurser posted 04-15-2014 09:07 PM 1781 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was created for a wonderful client in New York who intends to use it as a gift for her husband.

This particular piece of Ash has one the most fantastic grain patterns I’ve ever worked into a paddle – I love it!

Use the scrollsaw to cut the out the Hops flowers in the paddle and my CNC Router to carve the name in the handle area.

Overall, paddle measures 43 inches long, 3 1/2 inches wide and is a solid inch thick.

Only finish is a quick soak in 100% food-grade mineral oil.

I’ll miss this one when it ships!

Cheers!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com





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#1 posted 04-15-2014 10:28 PM

Lots of great detail nice work Bob.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 04-15-2014 10:47 PM

Nice, it doesn’t look like the normal grain of ASH.

-- Jeff NJ

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#3 posted 04-16-2014 12:16 AM

Very nice Bob.
Nice lumber and use of tools too.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#4 posted 04-16-2014 07:33 AM

Looks great. This paddle would also be great for spanking the kids as it would leave a nice leaf pattern on their butts. No, I’m not into child cruelty, or PC.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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