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Be safe this Holiday Season (not for the squeamish)

Posted by Josh Feathers on Saturday, November 27, 2010, In : Kubb Sets 
All those things your high school shop teacher told you about safety....they are all true. While you may not have time to review the top 10 safety tips every woodworker should know, let's highlight on Number 8 in hopes that nobody else will share the fate of my Uncle's kubb-building injury.

8. Always Work Against the Cutter

Woodworking Power Tools are designed so that the direction that the wood moves through the tool (or the direction that the tool moves across the wood) is in the opposite dir...

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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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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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Dr. Kubblove

Posted by Chris Hodges - Kubbmaster General on Tuesday, August 24, 2010, In : Kubb Sets 
(or how I learned to stop worrying and love the King)

 I built the set I learned to play on, so I guess I’ve been a kubb builder longer than a kubb player (a little over two years of each at the time of this writing) and during that time I’ve built, or helped to build, dozens of kubb sets. Things were a little rough going in the beginning since every website I found with directions seemed to have different dimensions for the pieces (it took a little while for me to find the official worldw...
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