krtwood

Bandsaw Reindeer with a Twist

Recommended Posts

35 minutes ago, krtwood said:

There's a new reindeer sheriff in town.

Yes, but there is only one king :)

Nice work bud! 

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I make a few of these every year and those that get them are always happy!  Nice job!  Looking forward to the video!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
10 minutes ago, Llama said:

Yes, but there is only one king :)

Nice work bud! 

Yeah, well, Magna Carta and all that, bud.  No one is above the law!  ;) 

  • Haha 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Not only is the cut cool but it looks like there’s a heck of a lot of lamination involved which adds to the cool! Where did that come from? 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
4 minutes ago, K Cooper said:

Not only is the cut cool but it looks like there’s a heck of a lot of lamination involved which adds to the cool! Where did that come from? 

I made it out of thin 4/4 scraps, but I thought the scale of the little guy was too small for anything that thick.  So I ripped down anything wider than 1/2" or so and glued those all up into 3" wide blanks.  Those I then resawed into two, but the cut randomly within the width.  I ended up with a bunch of different thicknesses by the time it all went back through the planer.  So there's half as many glue ups as it looks.  The starting block was about 3-3/4" by 2-3/4" by 9" for a thickness that would have been 1-1/2" without the twist.  Haven't got any 12/4 stock around but am knee deep in scraps so the huge waste was welcome.

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'm going to glue up scraps now this looks good!. Also i swore you made the reindeer and then boiled the neck and just twisted it in a vise.

Fun fact, i believe the Caribou is the only species in the Cervidae family that females as well as males grow antlers. So #feminism it's not just males.

   
23 minutes ago, wdwerker said:

So what kind of wood is that ? Or is it a mixture of scraps ?

I'd put my money on cherry.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
23 hours ago, K Cooper said:

I knew that would perk up Mel’s ears/antlers and bring him out of hiding. 

I get an alert whenever someone makes an alteration on my design. :) 

  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
2 hours ago, K Cooper said:

I still want to see someone make a buck and a doe “in love” . Next challenge! 

Coop, put the cap back on the bottle and get your head out of the gutter.  Your grandkids may read this 1 day.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Coop, I truly hope you know I was busting your chops.

 

 

2 hours ago, K Cooper said:

No bottle but, you’re right. Deleted. 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Buck and Doe in-love

Reminds me of the time, someone got out of the car one night after being over-served to much holiday cheer and took 2 of those lit Christmas reindeers on someone’s front lawn and somehow Rudolph got his front legs up on the back of the other deer. It was a shame, those deers must of ran away the next day...............................      

 

-Ace-

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, Chestnut said:

So is every project you make an exercise in tedious or just the ones you make videos on?

Some people have a knack for coming up with ideas for things that look complicated but are actually simple to do.  I am not one of those people :)  Though I think this guy isn't that complicated, just that he's based on something that is extremely simple so it ends up seeming complicated by comparison.

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
2 hours ago, krtwood said:

Some people have a knack for coming up with ideas for things that look complicated but are actually simple to do.  I am not one of those people :)  Though I think this guy isn't that complicated, just that he's based on something that is extremely simple so it ends up seeming complicated by comparison.

Oh i meant the matting vases video and the current on going project and.... well fill in the blank there are a few. All awesome projects though.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Who's Online   3 Members, 0 Anonymous, 38 Guests (See full list)

  • Forum Statistics

    27,488
    Total Topics
    366,792
    Total Posts
  • Member Statistics

    20,677
    Total Members
    1,529
    Most Online
    Tony Collado
    Newest Member
    Tony Collado
    Joined