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Thanks Seldom. I'm already planning another one as a wall mount coat hook. 

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"Elizabeth loves octopuses ( octopi?)"

A little off subject but technically both are correct, and both are wrong. The octopus is a very solitary creature and is very, very rarely seen in a pair, much less a group. They are so rare that there is no word for octopus in the plural sense. 

Nice octopus though. 

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Lol it's nice to be right and wrong I guess. Now that I'm looking I can add octopodes to the list. :huh:

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How about an Octopus's Garden?

 

I'd like to be under the sea 
In an octopus' garden in the shade 
He'd let us in, knows where we've been 
In his octopus' garden in the shade

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Under da sea. Trying the pipe method. So far a pain but not so bad. Ugh. 

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Did you split the legs one cut at a time or two sides of the pipe at once?

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I used a porta bandsaw and cut down the length. I could have used a cutoff wheel and done one at a time. 

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10 hours ago, Daswulf said:

I used a porta bandsaw and cut down the length. I could have used a cutoff wheel and done one at a time. 

Of course, I even noticed the portaband in the background but it didn't connect. I guess I'll never make detective.

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Hah! I didn't even know I had it in the background. Working more on the octopus now. 

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Done for the night on this one. Got the last 4 legs tapered out and spread the base starting with a ball pien then ball hitch hardy hole tool. Now it's time to decide what this sucker will Do. Next I'll round the tentacles a little more then shape them and then bend the "head" back. Then curl the tentacles in whatever position. 

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Creepy enough? :)  Oh yeah also will chisel at the tentacle base to further the them back. 

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It looks great, I'd like to try one with my grandson. I have a lot of scrap black pipe.

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please do. So far it's been a bit of a challenge but fun. Please post results :) it can be as simple or detailed as you want to go. 

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Came here to see the octopus and leaving thinking new fuller tool and where's that extra trailer ball at....... :lol:

Nice work on the octopus Das!

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