Large Gavel

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Project by drbyte posted 02-13-2014 08:44 PM 1544 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A large walnut only gavel for ‘daily use’, not as fancy as a presentation gavel but still quite large and hefty. Head is about 3 inches and handle is 12 inches. Makes quite the ‘thud’ when session is called to order! Danish oil finish instead of lacquer so it will not show wear as much.

-- Dennis, WV

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#1 posted 02-13-2014 09:11 PM

The verdict is in….
That is one fine looking gavel!!!

There is a gavel build, in my not too distant future.
It will be part of a desk clock.
I need to do some research, I’m wondering what the history behind them is.
....if there is a tradition or “rule” as to it’s design…
Or does anything go!

Enough about my issues…

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#2 posted 02-13-2014 09:55 PM

I’ve looked at and seen a lot of them and I think the “anything goes” mantra seems to be the one!! Sometimes I make one that has a specific pattern on it like the base of the Capitol Building columns but not often. Thanks. Good luck with yours!!

-- Dennis, WV

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#3 posted 02-15-2014 06:00 AM


-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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