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#1 Infinity Rod Creations

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Posted 12 October 2017 - 06:02 PM

Finally found enough time to set up my router, build a jig and dial things in...

 

Here are the results.  

 

First pass, first sample shaped on a junk blank from the wood pile:

 

 

 

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Then I pulled out some of the better stuff from KF&B.  Not sure the species, but I know Steve does!

 

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I look forward to being able to offer these to my clients in the very near future.

Dj


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#2 typhoon

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Posted 13 October 2017 - 10:44 AM

Nice. What bit do you use?



#3 steeldrifter

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Posted 13 October 2017 - 11:11 AM

Looks like it came out great DJ.


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#4 Infinity Rod Creations

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Posted 13 October 2017 - 03:59 PM

Grizzly fingernail bit


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#5 steeldrifter

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Posted 13 October 2017 - 04:32 PM

Grizzly fingernail bit

 

You keep that in the same drawer as your polish as well? ^_^


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“If you say that getting the money is the most important thing, you'll spend your life completely wasting your time. You'll be doing things you don't like doing in order to go on living, that is to go on doing things you don't like doing, which is stupid. Better to have a short life, doing what you like doing, than a long life spent in a miserable way." - Alan Watts

 

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#6 Jay McKnight

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Posted 14 October 2017 - 06:54 AM

Despite the extra time and material it takes to produce, you can't beat that design. Your clients are going to love it!



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Posted 16 October 2017 - 09:38 AM

You're on your way DJ.

Looks like Spalted Maple but I'll differ to Steve's knowledge.



#8 rhossack

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Posted 17 October 2017 - 06:26 PM

DJ . . . you bless me every time I log on and see what's new


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#9 kfandb

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Posted 29 October 2017 - 10:51 AM

DJ: What's the wood?? Awesome look!

 

Steve





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