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    Hello folks, I know I have not been on for some time. I hope everyone is well?

    This is a gift for an archery friend of mine. This is a modified version from "Bernie McKruit". I did a few things different used thinner wood and made it from Black walnut. Still picking out the finishing methods.
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    Tool of choice: DW 788, DW 735,

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  • #2
    Very nice. Dip it and deft it.
    "Still Montana Mike"

    "Don't worry about old age--it doesn't last that long."
    Mike's Wood-n-Things LLC

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    • #3
      Originally posted by wood-n-things View Post
      Very nice. Dip it and deft it.

      LOL

      Thanks Mike.
      I tried a test piece with BLO/MS mix and I used Tung oil on another. Both pieces wgot a coat of Poly. Once everything dries Ill see which looks richer.


      V
      Tool of choice: DW 788, DW 735,

      Aspire To Inspire Before You Expire.

      If you don't stand behind our troops, PLEASE feel free to stand in front of them!

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      • #4
        I built one of those rocking chairs out of cherry. It is one of my favorite projects. Your archery twist is a nice touch! Post some pictures after you put the finish on it.
        -- Rick --

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        • #5
          Will do KtownScroller. Im using BLO/MS once Im happy with it Ill finish off with Poly.
          Tool of choice: DW 788, DW 735,

          Aspire To Inspire Before You Expire.

          If you don't stand behind our troops, PLEASE feel free to stand in front of them!

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          • #6
            Finished

            Done. Finished off with several coats of BLO only. No Poly. Wife and friends kept insisting that this piece looked better naturally. Im not so sure. I like the play that Poly gives wood.
            VB...
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            Last edited by VB...; 10-13-2011, 02:49 PM.
            Tool of choice: DW 788, DW 735,

            Aspire To Inspire Before You Expire.

            If you don't stand behind our troops, PLEASE feel free to stand in front of them!

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