Turned Cherry gavel and block (finished)

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Project by oscorner posted 07-03-2007 03:56 AM 3886 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I posted the gavel a while back and wanted to post the finished gavel and the block in which to strike with the gavel as suggested by my fellow LumberJocks. The finish is eight coats of shellac on the gavel and four on the block. I used my router and table to cut the decrative edging on the block. Thanks for your input and suggestions on this project.

These will be donated to the ToastMaster’s club at my work.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#1 posted 07-03-2007 04:08 AM

“I have a hammer…”

Lovely gavel, Mark. Looks like we both decided to post ‘hammers’ today.

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!"

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#2 posted 07-03-2007 04:46 AM

Mark, that looks great.

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#3 posted 07-03-2007 06:45 AM

Mark -

Beautiful! I love cherry. This will get great use at Toastmasters!


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#4 posted 07-03-2007 12:43 PM

Yes, Don…today was hammer day. LOL. Thanks guys, I’m glad that you like it.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#5 posted 07-03-2007 02:49 PM

the block was a good idea and it fits perfectly with the gavel. Nicely done.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (, Young Living Wellness )

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#6 posted 07-03-2007 06:57 PM

Looks good, Mark. Is that what you use to call family meetings to order now?

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#7 posted 07-07-2007 01:57 AM

Thanks Deb. Now, that’s an idea, Charlie. LOL.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#8 posted 07-09-2007 02:13 AM

Nice gavel and stricker, you really did a nice job. nice job. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#9 posted 07-09-2007 07:52 PM

Thanks Mike, I enjoy your support and friendship. It means a lot to me.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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