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Bowling Pin Lamp

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Project by Jeremy posted 02-01-2011 03:32 PM 4103 views 1 time favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
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At a recent sale I saw some bowling pins for a dollar. I had to pick a few up and try something with them. So when I got them home I remembered my Dad gave me some really long drill bits so away I went. This was the reason I made the bandsaw circle jig. Then I did the lazy man’s sander. I put the wood circles on my drill press and had it going about 3000rpm and hit it with the 120 grit, 220, 500, 600, 1000, and then for some reason I wanted to see what 2000 would do. I never thought Pine could shine without poly or something but boy did it. You can see in the picture that it shines. Now all I need is a shade and its ready to sell. I even found a screw for the top that lookes like a bowling ball. And I thought the grain in the pine looks a little like the lanes at the bowling ally.





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Heidi Neely

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#1 posted 02-01-2011 11:12 PM

Cool idea for a re-use of the bowling pins…..my ex-husband would LOVE this, lol!

-- Heidi :) “The only source of knowledge is experience”

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