holiday presents #2 - tumbling blocks coasters

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Project by moshel posted 09-24-2010 04:18 AM 2707 views 15 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

As i said in the last post, I suddenly realized that I have very little time to finish the things i promised people.
So, I pushed forward with these coaster.they are “sub standard” to a degree as I usually put 6-7 layers of poly on them but I managed to put only 2 on the poly ones and 2 Danish oil on the others (otherwise I will fly with wet coasters)

-- The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep...

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#1 posted 09-24-2010 04:34 AM

Nice work! I’d be nervous about putting a drink on these as in the depth it looks like the point of a cube…I’d be afraid of it tipping over.

-- Steven.......Random Orbital Nailer

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#2 posted 09-24-2010 05:48 AM

I like the 3D effect. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#3 posted 09-24-2010 05:54 AM

Nice coaster design!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#4 posted 09-24-2010 07:45 AM

Nice work. Thought I was loosing my mind when I first looked at the pic :-)

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#5 posted 09-24-2010 08:21 AM

The world famous coasters are multiplying – see, you didn’t just use the jig once.

Do I recognize some Murchison blackwood in one of them?

-- If you can't joint it, bead it!

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#6 posted 09-24-2010 08:31 AM

no – its rimu, oak and cedar. the blackwood is still waiting for a froe…

-- The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep...

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#7 posted 09-24-2010 08:32 AM

oh, and the other set is with black walnut

-- The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep...

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#8 posted 09-24-2010 11:18 AM

The geometric shapes in these make a really super visual representation. Sort of like cubism on a coaster!

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#9 posted 09-24-2010 11:43 AM

Great coasters.

-- Mark, Lithuania,

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#10 posted 09-24-2010 05:22 PM

These look great.

-- Jason - Colorado Springs

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#11 posted 09-24-2010 06:13 PM

Cool idea, what size wood did you start with to cut the 60 degree angles? Well done.

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

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#12 posted 09-25-2010 12:23 AM

Is the tumbling motif going to become your “signature”? It’s certainly worthy.

-- Dave, Christchurch NZ

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#13 posted 09-25-2010 02:01 AM


-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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#14 posted 09-25-2010 03:44 PM

These are cool!!!!! Great job. Just watch and see how many double takes people do when they go to use them..

-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I

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#15 posted 11-02-2010 04:05 PM

Nice coasters I like the 3 d effect

-- wchips

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