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Project by doubleDD posted 10-27-2020 12:08 AM 1283 views 1 time favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a quick project for the gentleman my son bought his new house from. He saw the koozies my son and I were using and he thought they were the coolest thing. He says he loves his beer and he loves his pot. He’s a good guy so I decided he should have one. It’s made of Osage and finished with polyurethane.
There was enough Osage to make a small bowl with lid so I’ll give him that too. He can put his pot in there or whatever.
A couple beers and a smoke and he’ll be on his way. LOL.

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





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#1 posted 10-27-2020 01:06 AM

now thats a koozie dave,the guys with the cheap foam ones gotta be envious.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#2 posted 10-27-2020 01:51 AM

Very nice Dave! You are the king of the Koozie makers! I love the look with the bark on there! Super nice work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#3 posted 10-27-2020 01:57 AM

He’ll be the hit of the party with those, Dave! Nice work.

-- Dave - Santa Fe

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#4 posted 10-27-2020 04:05 AM

I like the bark on them. Excellent job. Mel

-- MEL, Kansas

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doubleDD

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#5 posted 10-27-2020 04:44 AM

Thanks pottz. You’re right, when they see what I’m using they get jealous.

Tony, I almost ended up without the bark on them. The branch was so out of round that by the time it finally got round there wasn’t much left.

Thanks Dave, they sure turn a lot of heads.

Thanks Mel. The natural bark look gives it the out-doors y look.

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

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#6 posted 10-27-2020 05:37 AM

Beautifil wood!!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 10-27-2020 01:13 PM

Nice job, Dave! I like how you kept the imperfections in the wood.

-- Rich

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#8 posted 10-27-2020 01:48 PM

Nice work on both pieces, Dave. I love Osage orange to work with. The grain jumps out when you put a finish to it.

Cheers, Jim

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

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#9 posted 10-27-2020 01:59 PM

Thanks Ivan.

Rich1955 thanks. The imperfections are the eye appeal.

Hi Jim. The grain sure jumps out with a finish. Only thing is it seems like I get more dust when turning than shavings, even with sharp tools.

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

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#10 posted 10-27-2020 01:59 PM

i love the bark dave thats what really makes them cool looking.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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doubleDD

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#11 posted 10-27-2020 02:28 PM

Thanks pottz. The bark is the best part.

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

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#12 posted 10-27-2020 03:44 PM

Nicely done Dave. I like the tree bark remnants.

-- 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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#13 posted 10-27-2020 06:18 PM

Great work!
Love the bark/knot on the container.
Jon

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#14 posted 10-27-2020 08:36 PM

Real nice! Can’t argue with any of the comments about the bark. Well done Dave !

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#15 posted 10-27-2020 10:33 PM

Really nice Dave! I still have mine and love it!

-- We all make mistakes, the trick is to fix it in a way that says "I meant to do that".

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