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Project by johnstoneb posted 06-24-2018 01:36 PM 1272 views 6 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The plans for these were in a Woodsmith Magazine. I happened to have a piece of jarrah the right thickness and some hard maple and other scraps so I made 3 of them. It took about 5 days total maybe an hour a day, a lot of time waiting on glue to dry. I got the blocks all glued up then got to cut them all apart and glue them up one more time. A lot of time on the bandsaw with these. Good practice for those skills.
I was really surprised with how much they amplified the sound from the phone. I finished them with several coats of clear shellac.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID





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Dutchy

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#1 posted 06-24-2018 02:23 PM

Looking very nice.

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ralbuck

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#2 posted 06-24-2018 05:05 PM

Nice job, very pretty too.

I also see an ERASER for mistakes in some of the pictures.

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

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#3 posted 06-24-2018 05:45 PM

Very nice. I might make one and test it against the other versions I’ve made.

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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#4 posted 06-24-2018 10:31 PM

Very cool

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 06-24-2018 10:50 PM

They do so look very good, art over practical woodwork plus some Australian Jarrah… top marks Bruce..

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#6 posted 06-25-2018 04:38 AM

John, congratulations on your top 3 award.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#7 posted 06-25-2018 04:49 AM

Got to do this one day. So beautiful design!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 06-25-2018 12:41 PM

These are wonderful projects and beautifully done. They will make great gifts.

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

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#9 posted 06-25-2018 02:46 PM

I was surprised also at how well these amplify sound. Nicely done!!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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