Browsing Archive: October, 2010

The Most Beautiful....

Posted by Josh Feathers on Tuesday, October 26, 2010, In : Kubb Sets 
Here is the kubb set built by Tim Arends of Arends Production Services; arguably the most beautiful set ever played:


This set went at the 2010 Fall Kubb Klassic for a measly $165.00 - all proceeds going to Iowa CASA
I will try to get photos of it after it has been played (oh yeah, the proud owner played it that night).


I would like to compile some of the nicest sets ever made; please send me photos of these works of art and I will share them in future "these". 

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Sneak Peek: Silent Auction

Posted by Josh Feathers on Wednesday, October 20, 2010, In : Tournament 
A sneak peak at one of many killer Silent Auction items at the tournament this weekend. You are not required to play in the tournament to bid in the auction. If you can't make the tournament stop by and check some of these amazing silent auction items out.



This is a nice, hardwood kubb set made of Locust wood with Purpleheart inlays. Each kubb has an inlay to help with determining if it is a baseline kubb or a field kubb. The king is a monster, and I can assure you, the image doesn't do it jus...
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Mr. Awesome

Posted by Josh Feathers on Thursday, October 14, 2010, In : Kubb Sets 
Rich, a guy I play hockey with made some kubb sets for the Fall Kubb Klassic Oct. 23rd.

He is now known to me as Mr. Awesome

Thanks Mr. Awesome.



Mr. Awesome is planning on making a set for silent auction made of Locust. It will be amazing.

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The Jekyll and Hyde set

Posted by Josh Feathers on Saturday, October 2, 2010, In : Kubb Sets 
The set with split personalities. Made from ash, the set is essentially half dark and half light wood. 3 dark batons, 3 light batons. Beautiful knots and heavy as lead. The Kubbmaster General himself built this set, and I am proud to have a set with a dark side...

 
1st coat of tung oil brings out some crazy coloring. 
 Nicknamed King Kong, it's the heaviest I have ever lifted


Complete with my first stab at woodburning. That is supposed to be a feather.


The set, in direct light hard-shadows
 


 
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