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Old 05-08-2014, 06:33 PM   #4111
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Very Cool! I bet he loved it.

He did. A lot.

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That tailgate bench is a great idea. I really like it.

Can't take credit for the idea. Seen one at a swap meet, then found more examples with a Google search.
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Old 05-08-2014, 06:34 PM   #4112
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Made a bench for Grandpa's 80th.

Made of stud grade pine and tongue and grove paneling. '68 Ford tailgate. Designed and stained to look rusticish.






Very cool, I'd love to sit there and listen to Grandpa's stories. There's a treasure trove of info contained in these guys memories.
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Old 05-09-2014, 08:21 AM   #4113
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Projects

So many great projects on this thread.

Chach86 - Your response that your wife would think your "R" was a vagina
is one of the funniest lines I have heard for a while. Maybe we could meet
some time for a beer. Nebraska would be about half way for both of us.

The bathrooms, hot dog cookers, airplanes, tailgate bench, etc. are all
awesome work.

One of my turning friends that get together Wednesday evenings wants to
turn a couple of baseball bats for his grandsons and I one for mine. Do you
know how hard it is to find wooden bats for little league? All aluminum now
days.

So he bought a piece of ash and we started. I have a tracer attachment
for the Powermatic 90 that I used to turn some table legs and such on
many years ago. Hasn't been used for 20 years. Set it up and looks like
this




and this



and this




I will do a step by step photo shoot on the next one. Had some set up
work on this one but next one will have some step by step photos.
We can pencil on slogan or name like " Thunder stick " or some such and
woodburn it. fun project and hopefully our grand kids will have these bats
for a long time.
I still have the walnut bat my dad turned for me when I was 11.

Home runs to all,

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Old 05-09-2014, 04:14 PM   #4114
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Very much not a hipster.
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Old 05-12-2014, 07:00 PM   #4115
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smal table

I made this small table to use during summertime concerts hosted in our local city park.

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Old 05-12-2014, 07:03 PM   #4116
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Nice montage!
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Old 05-12-2014, 10:53 PM   #4117
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Old 05-13-2014, 09:49 AM   #4118
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Don't know whether I like the table or the video more
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Old 05-13-2014, 09:55 AM   #4119
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I just wonder which took longer to make?
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Old 05-13-2014, 04:19 PM   #4120
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Don't know whether I like the table or the video more
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Old 05-13-2014, 05:03 PM   #4121
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I just wonder which took longer to make?
I put about 4 hours into the table, not including the dry-time for glue creating the legs or each coat of varnish. In fact I used the down-time between coats 2 and 3 to plug a screw hole in my rear tire.

The video took 135 frames and about 2-2.5 hours to complete. The audio was recorded with my cell phone. This was my first attempt at stop-motion-animation, so I learned new software at the same time.

It was a fun project, thanks for the kind words.
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Old 05-16-2014, 12:00 AM   #4122
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Show us something that you MADE...

Been wanting to do some trips away on the XR4 so decided to attempt some pannier racks, didn't want to drop a shed load of cash on bags so went with some good old fashioned canvas bags to get me started them proceeded to make some racks. only one side done at this stage...enjoy

Don't be fooled by the motard wheels, there for a bit of fun in between adventure's
Please don't be to critical...their not finished yet.
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Old 05-16-2014, 03:30 AM   #4123
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If that's galvanized pipe be careful not to breathe those fumes, not a good thing.
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Old 05-16-2014, 05:22 AM   #4124
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Those fumes are bad news.
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Old 05-16-2014, 05:46 AM   #4125
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+2: Welding galvanized pipe can kill you

http://www.anvilfire.com/iForge/tuto...n=safety3/demo

http://www.permies.com/t/12361/rocke...ing-galvanized

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metal_fume_fever
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