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Jacksdad

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12-12-2017 02:54 PM

This year I’m making a hand cut dovetail recipe box for my wife and the Ulu Knife and chopping block for my Mom, I’m also turning some ornaments. I also turned a 10 inch maple bowl for a buddy of mine, there was a park near where we work that cut down all the trees to redo it, we went and loaded a bunch up for projects.


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Jacksdad

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#1 posted 12-12-2017 03:05 PM

I also turned a yarn bowl for a buddy of mine mother in law.

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lew

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#2 posted 12-12-2017 04:04 PM

Just finished up the gifts

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#3 posted 12-12-2017 04:39 PM

I made a picture frame and a couple of pens. First time I have made either. Hopefully they go over well.

-- Part of engineering is to know when to put your calculator down and pick up your tools.

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#4 posted 12-12-2017 04:47 PM

Jewelry box for Mom. Knife for brother. Kit knife for FIL. Live edge outdoor side table for MIL.

That’ll have to do for this year. Time seems to be about up!

-- Kenny, SW VA, Go Hokies!!!

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#5 posted 12-12-2017 05:47 PM

Hi Jeff. I made a lot of things for Christmas presents for other people. My Christmas present to me is a new Henry 22Mag pump rifle!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#6 posted 12-12-2017 05:51 PM

Spoons for the women, knives for the men

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#7 posted 12-12-2017 07:10 PM

I turned 20 Weed Pots for gifts at the office. Made my daughter in law a french rolling pin and an end grain cutting board. Grand kids got the year off from grandpa boxes. I may have time to make a recipe box for the wife.

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#8 posted 12-12-2017 07:16 PM

No Christmas gifts from the shop this year, as I had shoulder surgery back a while ago….Still healing up from that….!!!

-- " At my age, happy hour is a crap and a nap".....

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#9 posted 12-12-2017 08:51 PM


No Christmas gifts from the shop this year, as I had shoulder surgery back a while ago….Still healing up from that….!!!

- Rick Dennington

That sucks.. What surgery did you have? I have partial rotator cuff tear, trying to get it healed up with therapy now but looking like surgery for me too – curious what the recovery time is going to be like if I need the surgery..

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cowboyup3371

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#10 posted 12-13-2017 04:46 AM

Music boxes for my girls that I just posted in my projects.

-- Cowboy Up or Quit - If you are going to quit than get out of my way

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#11 posted 12-13-2017 05:04 AM

Serving trays for cheese and crackers. Oak end grain inlay in the center to cut on, rest of tray is cherry. Gunracks and corner mounts for Alladin lamps.

Also made several nice picture frames for myself.

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#12 posted 12-14-2017 08:24 AM

Cutting boards. Cherry & maple. Watching this thread for more original ideas for next year.

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#13 posted 12-14-2017 12:00 PM

This is my version of a French Massage table I made and am giving my my ex-mother inlaw….

-- β€œIn a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.” ― George Orwell

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#14 posted 12-14-2017 01:26 PM


No Christmas gifts from the shop this year, as I had shoulder surgery back a while ago….Still healing up from that….!!!

- Rick Dennington

That sucks.. What surgery did you have? I have partial rotator cuff tear, trying to get it healed up with therapy now but looking like surgery for me too – curious what the recovery time is going to be like if I need the surgery..

- jerkylips

No Christmas gifts from the shop this year, as I had shoulder surgery back a while ago….Still healing up from that….!!!

- Rick Dennington

That sucks.. What surgery did you have? I have partial rotator cuff tear, trying to get it healed up with therapy now but looking like surgery for me too – curious what the recovery time is going to be like if I need the surgery..

- jerkylips

Rotar cuff surgey isn’t fun, i had the right one done a few years back, and well didn’t stick with the regiment of not using it, and about four weeks in the recovery, tore the repair by using it too much, so, you know where that went, but second time i was smart enough to stick with plan, and well, years later, what a good thing, almost like new, now to do the other, certainly was a little painful after, but once it got past that first couple days, it was more of an inconvience trying to shower, wipe yer keyster and do one handed stuff.
good luck with it
Rj

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Knockonit

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#15 posted 12-14-2017 01:30 PM

Now for Xmas, i made the SIL’s all pastry boards, shipping them to italy, california and all over the us cost more than the national debt, but alas, the boss made the edict that it would happen and it did.

built a couple rifles (ar-15’s) for two of my SIL’s, the other two got rifles last year.
I”m a gun guy, collect and build, refurb ect.
and a gaggle of odd ball cutting boards, about 40 oughta be close, ole gal gave them to friends and family.

I sure like building stuff, have been reviewing the projects forum, and wow, some awesome ideas, so after this upcoming blessed event, i’m gonna attempt some of the more complicated ones thru spring, and see how it goes.
thanks to all for info, and guidance.
Rj

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