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drink paddle

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Ian Boze

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Ian Boze

General Information

sampler tray for your favorite beverages. A great way to serve up samples and remember which one was which

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Material Description Price
Red Oak

Red Oak (×3)

6" × 12" × 3/4" Red Oak



20 minutes

design the paddle. I chose to go with a simple design with a rounded rectangle design. you just adjust your name and font to whatever you would like it to say. I designed the holes to take a shot glass, but you could make the numbers smaller or delete them all together and make the holes a little bigger.



120 minutes

I chose to use a rough cut cedar 2×6 from the local big box hardware store, but material could be whatever look you want to go for. I liked the thicker look but you could do one 3/4" piece with the holes cut all the way through and the words engraved and then glue it to another 3/4" blank



I finished by using a miter saw to finish the perimeter cuts as my bit wasn’t long enough to through the 1 1/2" block of wood. then I hand planed the edges smooth and smoothed the back side. used a sanding sponge for the holes and to know the edges down. then I used an orbital sander with 120 then 220 to smooth all the faces.

for finish (and I recommend this finish for all wood products) I used natural danish oil and then 3 coats of semi gloss spray on laquor

Jon Paynes
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Jon Paynes
Randy Wosnack
cannot open this file
Randy Wosnack
David Kinn
same, won't open
David Kinn
John Hl  Yoder
Ian.... What program did you use to design? I am trying to design one for a customer but Easel Pro won't cut out the entire paddle for me.
John Hl Yoder
Rock Bottom Woodworks
Went to click on this and got a 404 error, page not found. Hmm do you have the link to the easel file?
Rock Bottom Woodworks
David Kinn
any updates to allow us to open this file?
David Kinn
Cindy Loewen
i tried to open this file and it would not open.
Cindy Loewen