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Well, as promised to friends, I have made more coasters. These new ones are made up of 13 different scrap boards I dug out of my burn bin. I got a lot of practice at squaring them up and making good glue joints. Also spent a lot of quality time with the planer. Now it has been suggested that I try to peddle them at some local bars and restaurants. I have no idea what the outcome of that might be, and no idea what they might be worth. Probably not much. But, once I get them squared up I can produce them pretty quick. These are sanded to 220 and have 2 coats of tung oil. They are made of a combination of red oak, white oak, and maple that came out of an old gym floor. I know, I said I would never combine red and white oak again. Never say never.

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very nice. You beat me to it. I was going to try some coasters as well …. when I find the time. ;)
 

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Coasters…...so simple yet so profound. Ok, maybe not simple construction with what you got going on here, but they look good.
 
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