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484 days ago

Designing legs for projects is not easy. The total end result rests on the legs. I love the so called bayonet leg. This leg is curved on the two inside edges and straight on the outside. See below.

Now show me yours.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.


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JoeinGa

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#1 posted 484 days ago

Ok, here you go. but for the life of me I dont know why you want to see this!

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#2 posted 484 days ago

Joe, how did you uncover that picture from my modeling days?

Still, I’m pretty happy with how the legs turned out on my first major project.
Click for details

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#3 posted 484 days ago

joein10asee....from all the forums I’ve seen you post pictures/cartoons….I can say I forseen one like this coming from you…..lol ;-)

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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HorizontalMike

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#4 posted 484 days ago

Ok, here we go, and it is actually a wood sculpture…

Chicken Legs
Felted wool, wood
17”H x 12”W x 15”D
2004
http://www.stephaniemetz.com/ChickenLegsFront.html

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#5 posted 484 days ago

-- Paul, Las Vegas

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madts

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#6 posted 484 days ago

Joe: Ugly
BT: Nice legs.
Mike: Is that chicken male or female.
Paul: Very nice piece.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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Bill White

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#7 posted 484 days ago

BWAHAHAHA!
You guys are not well, but I do like the bayonet leg config Don’t guess that I’ve seen it before. May I copy?
The tapered leg design is gettin’ kinda boring for me. This is a nice option.
Have you received good comments from the customer(s)?
Bill

-- bill@magraphics.us

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BTimmons

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#8 posted 484 days ago

My “customer” (my wife) loves the design.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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madts

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#9 posted 483 days ago


A very bent set of legs

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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HorizontalMike

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#10 posted 483 days ago

OK @madts, you win. The only bayonet legs I have are on my Shaker Chest and those are only 5 1/2in long. Hardly enough to really count.

And in answer to your question, gender neutral… ;-)

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#11 posted 483 days ago

Bill White: Feel free to use the design. It must be at least 200 years old.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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#12 posted 483 days ago

Nice chest Mike. I might just copy that if you do not mind. By the way 5 1/2 ” is good if you get the speed just right. Or so I have heard.

-- Thor and Odin are still the greatest of Gods.

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shipwright

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#13 posted 483 days ago

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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HorizontalMike

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#14 posted 483 days ago

Where are the shop towels?... I’m drooling… Wow Paul.

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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Kaleb the Swede

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#15 posted 483 days ago

Geez Mr. Paul with some practice you could be pretty good one day. Wow! Amazing work. Inspiring

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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