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Project by jmurf posted 10-01-2020 10:44 PM 524 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My nephew cut down a small japanese maple in their yard last year and provided me with a log about 4 foot long and 4-5 inches wide. I do not have a bad saw but was able to get a few boards out of it on the table saw. One of the boards tapered toward the end forming a natural handle. The other side had a small crack so I tried a bowtie to help stabilize it. That was my first attempt at a bowtie. It worked out fairly well. Being on the underside it will not get much exposure but I was happy to learn and try it. The piece is a little skinny but would sit nice in the center of a table with some tasty treats. Thanks





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LittleBlackDuck

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#1 posted 10-02-2020 12:43 AM

Never heard of them before… however, an ad just started popping up on TV talking about them… I still don’t know what they are but I now know of another word I can’t spell or pronounce.

At least I can appreciate (and spell bowty) your first tie.

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

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Bstrom

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#2 posted 10-02-2020 02:14 AM

Wow! That was a big Japanese Maple! Nice wood…

-- Bstrom

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