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Beer tap handles for a local brewery

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Project by swdst posted 03-17-2017 01:17 AM 1327 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It has been some time since i have last posted, life has a tendency to do that kind of thing to a person. These were a commissioned job i did for a friend who ownes a brewery in leesburg va.

-- The trail is the thing, not the end of the trail. Travel too fast, and you miss all you are traveling for. Louis L'Amour





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rtbrmb

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#1 posted 03-17-2017 01:27 AM

these turned out great – in the main picture, what species of wood is used on the second from the left (some type of ebony?). Also – what was your finishing method?

Thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

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swdst

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#2 posted 03-17-2017 01:52 AM

That was a piece of rotten wood that i stabilized, and then filled with acrylic, and turned down. It wasa trial piece to see how such an idea would turn out, but liked it so much i finished it and added it to the lineup

-- The trail is the thing, not the end of the trail. Travel too fast, and you miss all you are traveling for. Louis L'Amour

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ralbuck

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#3 posted 03-17-2017 02:29 AM

If the brewery beers are as good as the handles you both have winners.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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swdst

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#4 posted 03-17-2017 02:47 AM

Bill, I sand to 220-ish, 4-5 coats of thin Ca, and wet sand with micromesh, sometimes I’ll use acrylic polish after

-- The trail is the thing, not the end of the trail. Travel too fast, and you miss all you are traveling for. Louis L'Amour

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artsyfartsy

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#5 posted 03-17-2017 01:27 PM

Nice Job on the handles. What did you finish them with?

-- DWelch. Michigan, The only dumb question is the one not asked!

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 03-17-2017 06:09 PM

Wow! I love those. That’s a whole collection of them and they are all different. That’s a colorful way to tell what’s what. Nice work.

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

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Kevin

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#7 posted 03-17-2017 09:39 PM

Wow! Very nice.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then sand a whole bunch

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