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Project by David posted 03-26-2008 01:16 AM 4033 views 8 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Just a fun project and conversation piece. There’s always something to make in wood. Maple, Paduk and Brass
It’s actually an “executive toy” ~ for those over paid guys sitting at desks, yakin on the phone, while someone else does the work: or commonly called a BS grinder.

-- [email protected]





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GaryK

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#1 posted 03-26-2008 01:16 AM

That’s pretty cool. Doesn’t do much, but still pretty cool!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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David

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#2 posted 03-26-2008 01:17 AM

yea …. does about as much as the cat on the cherry table!!!

-- [email protected]

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#3 posted 03-26-2008 01:23 AM

Great talking piece.

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

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#4 posted 03-26-2008 01:26 AM

that piece looks so cool. it may not do much but it really got my attention. great job.

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HallTree

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#5 posted 03-26-2008 01:36 AM

Let’s is now, what could one do with that? It could be used as a….........or maybe a….........no, that would not work, I got it, it is a…..... but then I don’t think so. Is it for a right handed person or a left handed person and which way is it suppose to turn. I give up, I would just set it on the coffee table and let others play with it.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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David

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#6 posted 03-26-2008 01:40 AM

It’s actually an “executive toy” ~ for those over paid guys sitting at desks, yakin on the phone, while someone else does the work. or commonly called a BS grinder.

-- [email protected]

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CharlieM1958

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#7 posted 03-26-2008 02:27 AM

I would say I could use one of those, but I guess then I’d be giving myself away. <g>

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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motthunter

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#8 posted 03-26-2008 02:28 AM

something new and different.. thanks!

-- making sawdust....

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NDwoodworker

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#9 posted 03-26-2008 03:38 AM

I just like the way it looks, great job, love the contrasting wood.

-- Stuart, North Dakota

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#10 posted 03-26-2008 07:37 AM

This is really creative. I have never seen one. I guess those executives are keeping them a secret. I bet my boss has one of those. That’s why we are in such a mess at work.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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Scott Bryan

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#11 posted 03-26-2008 01:24 PM

You obviously have a vivid imagination and are quite creative. This is a nice “toy” and I really like the wood combination.

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Karson

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#12 posted 03-31-2008 03:27 AM

Great looking toy. Nice job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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rikkor

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#13 posted 03-31-2008 10:38 AM

I like it. I believe they would sell, too. Nice work.

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