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Project by Ivan posted 09-26-2020 07:27 AM 1072 views 2 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another unique and interesting order from lady who is making home made aromatic hard soaps. First round of 52 beech plates 12×8x2cm, finish wood oil. Edges rounded with 2mm radius router bit. I cut crossed grooves on both sides, on tablesaw, just ’’hair’ higher than half thickness. Laser engraving was done by my bussines partner who owns laser printer.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted





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crowie

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#1 posted 09-26-2020 09:44 AM

Something I’ve never heard of or seen Ivan.
I love see how they are used!

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

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Ivan

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#2 posted 09-26-2020 09:46 AM

Ne too… Crowie. It is more decorative, as whoke package ehrn selling soaps

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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doubleDD

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#3 posted 09-26-2020 12:20 PM

Looks like she gave you some work and your work will help her business. Good trade off. I would like to see them packaged up also.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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Andre

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#4 posted 09-26-2020 03:34 PM

Nice, made one for my oldest Granddaughter from some QS White Oak. (scrap/burn box material source:))

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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hairy

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#5 posted 09-26-2020 05:46 PM

Add me in to the Never Seen That Before group. Nice work!

-- there's someone in my head but it's not me...

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 09-26-2020 07:49 PM

Nice work on those what ever they are? I’d like to see them in use too. Good thing you posted the second shot so the Duck can count them!!

cheers, Jim

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

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Ivan

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#7 posted 09-26-2020 07:51 PM

Jim, I’m waiting for his comment…... of course, I always post one photo for him

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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LittleBlackDuck

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#8 posted 09-26-2020 08:49 PM



Jim, I m waiting for his comment…... of course, I always post one photo for him

- Ivan


I’m waiting for the uncensored bathroom pictures too!

Hey maj welcome to the world of lasers... you’ll need to line up and get baptised though.
Nothing against your pyro, but those engravings look classy.

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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Ivan

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#9 posted 09-26-2020 08:56 PM

Agree on that Duck

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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LittleBlackDuck

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#10 posted 09-27-2020 12:12 AM

Just had another look… Initially I actually thought picture 1 was upside down and I was going to abuse you… but then I realised it was NOT a nof sdaos....

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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mel52

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#11 posted 09-27-2020 02:03 AM

Nice looking bunch of plates or bases or whatever they are. Good job !!! Mel

-- MEL, Kansas

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Ivan

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#12 posted 09-27-2020 05:53 AM

Thanks guys… funny as usual!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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GR8HUNTER

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#13 posted 09-27-2020 02:43 PM

how do you get all this work ? i am so glad your business is really taking off GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN :<))

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Ivan

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#14 posted 09-27-2020 02:46 PM

Gr8hunter, it surprised me as well…. Many people, many wishes.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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BigAl98

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#15 posted 09-28-2020 02:02 PM

Even tho this would appear to be such a simple design, its not really all that simple ..many choices in shape and material and texture. Good work!

I’m curious about your choice of wood. What comes to mind is cedar or similar outside favorable wood. Also, why not a dish grove? Please not criticism, just your thought process. There are reasons for this piece. Like your 3 groves for the inevitable soap mush drainage seems obvious ….but maybe you did them for another reason, not apparent to me?

-- Al,Midwest -To thine own self be true

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