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Kooky Coasters

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Kevin Cleary Jr

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Kevin Cleary Jr

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A kooky design for visually intriguing drink coasters!

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Cherry Wood

Cherry Wood (×2)

6" × 12" × 1/2" Cherry Wood


Solid Carbide Upcut Fish Tail Spiral Bits

Solid Carbide Upcut Fish Tail Spiral Bits

1/16" Upcut Fish Tail Carving Bit


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Hi all!

Here’s a link to my kooky coasters! I made mine 1/4 inches thick, (each), so if you have a planer and plane down 1/2 inch stock, you should be in good shape. You don’t have to, but make sure to change your settings if you don’t (because right now the program is set for 1/4 inch material).

These are really easy to make and really visually exciting. Given the stock size of the Inventables material (6 inches by 12 inches), you’ll need 2 boards. So I have 2 coasters per page for the 4 coaster set, as well as each individual coaster on additional pages (if you want to do a matching set, you can by copying and pasting).

Please note that there are white boxes covering some of the carve/design lines. It was very difficult to keep the smooth waves/lines by deleting nodes, so I chose instead to cover them with white boxes.

First step (after getting your desired thickness) is clamp down your board!
Put your 1/16th inch upcut fishtail in place, hit carve, zero your bit, and away we go! Each page of 2 (first 2 pages) will take appx 27 minutes.

Step Two: After the first carve is complete, remove that stock and insert the next stock material, move to the second page, and repeat step one! Easy peasey lemon squeezy!

I did cover mine with a laquer before carving to give it that dark orangish/cherry wood sheen, but it’s not necessary if you don’t want.

If you have any questions, let me know!!!

Thanks for browsing, and as always, happy carving!

Bennie Holcomb
The zip file is empty...would make an excellent addition to the gift I am making for a co-worker this Christmas...
Bennie Holcomb
Kevin Cleary Jr
You should be able to open it in Easel.
Kevin Cleary Jr
Jill Knight
I was able to open it in Easel
Jill Knight
david A hefner
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david A hefner