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Project by Bill Huffman posted 07-31-2014 01:47 AM 1773 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

OK, this one is a little odd, but it was fun to carve. My wife got me a really nice flask a number of years ago, and I wanted to make a stand for it, and this is what I came up with. Its all Maple, and I carved it with a Moto-Tool. The brain falls out the back when you remove the flask…...maybe thats a little reminder to keep a handle on my scotch…..

-- Im so impressed with what people can do, and I wonder how they do it. Thats what keeps me doing it.





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tyvekboy

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#1 posted 07-31-2014 02:11 AM

Very cool and imaginative. Great carving.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#2 posted 07-31-2014 02:28 AM

That would have taken me forever!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#3 posted 07-31-2014 05:28 AM

Perhaps that is not ethyl alcohol and the skull is a warning!

That is a neat idea, I could never do that … the brain falling out; isn’t that what happens when you use the flask too often?

You choice of wood was perfect for this, very well done!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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Ken90712

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#4 posted 07-31-2014 09:36 AM

Great work, love the details and the brain thing is cool. great job its perfect!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 07-31-2014 01:24 PM

Very Cool.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 07-31-2014 06:28 PM

Whoa thats some really cool carving, I love the brain falling out sooo neat

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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Dan'um Style

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#7 posted 07-31-2014 10:28 PM

very cool and unique piece. Never saw another like it.
Hey Bill Huffman
Was this all your idea or were you inspired by something similar. That brain-element falling out when the flask is removed … is a riot.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#8 posted 07-31-2014 10:42 PM

Wow, that’s incredible!

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive --

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#9 posted 07-31-2014 11:24 PM

The rolling brain is unique, Bill. Nice carving. Thanks for sharing!

-- God bless, Candy

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#10 posted 08-02-2014 04:55 AM

Definitely the coolest flask holder I’ve seen.

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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#11 posted 08-03-2014 01:23 AM

This is way cool! I think that’s what happened to my brain way back..

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#12 posted 09-20-2017 12:44 PM

This is a wonderful piece and a real eye catcher. It displays some great craftsmanship.

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

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