Beer Steins for Renaissance Festival with Friends

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Project by HirscheBar posted 10-05-2017 07:28 PM 6120 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We wanted to give our group of friends something to have for our annual trip to the Renaissance Festival with the kids. Last time we were there we wanted beer mugs but were too expensive to buy, so why not try ourselves. Each stein is a mix of wood and has cedar, padauk, aspen, lignum vitae, poplar, maple, bocote. After cutting 12 degrees and using a rope to tourniquet the wood tight and letting the glue set overnight. From there its all using the sander to round out the outside and using my oscillating drum sander to do the inside. After sanding using dowels and relief holes we attached the handmade handles. Coated with salad bowl finish. Each holds over 64oz. Made 7 total, now using the scrap ends to make some 16oz pints, coming soon….. wow my hands are tired from sanding.


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#1 posted 10-06-2017 03:37 AM

Very Cool!

-- Dale Miller Modesto, CA "I can do all things through Christ, which strengtheneth me." Philippians 4:13. "Woodworking minus patience equals firewood."

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#2 posted 10-06-2017 10:01 AM

Beautiful cup. It realy inspires me to try to make one sometime.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 10-06-2017 12:03 PM

Real nice steins!! Tip a few for me!!!!!!!!!!!

cheers, Jim

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

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#4 posted 10-06-2017 01:40 PM


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#5 posted 10-06-2017 02:21 PM

This is a beautiful mug. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#6 posted 10-06-2017 03:13 PM

Those are really great.

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#7 posted 10-06-2017 05:14 PM

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