Chopstick Maker

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Project by Wyoming posted 02-07-2018 08:25 PM 4201 views 6 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

One of my daughters has pottery in school and was making some rice bowels. She asked me if i would make her some chopsticks. After going to bed thinking about it this is what i came up with. it works very well and is fun to turn out chopsticks from varied wood species. This was made from scrap Maple in my shop and fits both this low-angle jack plane and my #4 smoothing plane.

-- Flyfisher "When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained." -Mark Twain

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#1 posted 02-07-2018 09:11 PM

“One of my daughters has pottery in school and was making some rice bowels.”


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#2 posted 02-07-2018 09:23 PM

very creative!

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#3 posted 02-07-2018 10:34 PM

Nice work!

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#4 posted 02-08-2018 02:25 PM

Clever little jig there! Nice looking chopsticks :)

-- Bailey F - Eastern Mass.

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#5 posted 02-08-2018 05:41 PM

Hello Wyoming

Cool jig and it can be used to make another project ….

Good work

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#6 posted 02-08-2018 06:31 PM

Nice jig! I’ve recently been wondering how I could make some chopsticks so thanks for sharing!

-- Lalen, Texas. "If it looks straight, it is straight" Jimmy Diresta

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#7 posted 02-08-2018 08:19 PM

“One of my daughters has pottery in school and was making some rice bowels.”


- gargey


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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