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Default Finally found a use for those ubiquitous flooring samples

You know, those things you keep saving because maybe you’ll find a use for them one day.

My wife and I volunteer to work the silent auction for our local Humane Society every year and this year I decided to donate some things for the auction (maybe I can talk her out of standing on our feet for three hours).

First up is a set of dog themed coasters made out of a bunch of flooring samples I’ve had hanging around the shop for a while. I trimmed four of the bamboo flooring samples down to 4” x 4” and cut the corners at 45º. I created a file with multiple sayings in V Carve and then it was off to the CNC where everything was cut with a 90º V bit. I’m still working on the holder concept and I’ll show you that when it is finished. In the meantime, dig out all those samples you’ve been collecting and put them to work.
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What a good use of material, looking good
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yup...
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Another outside the box project from Oliver. I want to be Oliver when I grow up.
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Another outside the box project from Oliver. I want to be Oliver when I grow up.
Uhh! Tom wake up you are dreaming. I think you have been over doing it lately.

Very nice work Oliver.
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It's impressive how that fine, little border really makes the project.
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It's impressive how that fine, little border really makes the project.
Yes. A big difference.

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Really beautiful work Oliver, as of course we've come to expect from you.

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Great idea for those flooring samples

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You ever price wood revolver and pistol grips made from exotic wood. Expensive. So I figure I'll get some of those free flooring samples and try making some fancy grips. Practicing with cheap wood first of course.
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