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Old 11-15-2017, 01:29 PM   #561
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A 5X7 picture frame I just finished; it will be a Christmas present for my brother. The wood is spalted maple, and came from a tree that grew in the backyard of the house we grew up in.
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This is a modular kitty condo. It's made of spruce 1x2 and 1/2" MDF and sisal mat. It's 5' tall by 3' wide. No finish, since the cats don't care, and it's sort of a prototype.

It took the cat about 2 minutes to go from "What's this?" to "I'm on top of the world!"
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Old 11-15-2017, 04:46 PM   #563
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A 5X7 picture frame I just finished; it will be a Christmas present for my brother. The wood is spalted maple, and came from a tree that grew in the backyard of the house we grew up in.
Excellent - It adds extra meaning when you can make something from a tree on the old homestead.
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A 5X7 picture frame I just finished; it will be a Christmas present for my brother. The wood is spalted maple, and came from a tree that grew in the backyard of the house we grew up in.


Very cool gift, especially considering the story behind it!
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Old 11-18-2017, 04:57 PM   #565
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The projector and audio stand for the back yard home theater;



Projector on top and power supplies, amplifiers and DTV wireless genie in back;

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Very creative, RobbieB!
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Old 11-19-2017, 12:34 PM   #567
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A simple iPad holder
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Sawed down a cherry tree a few years ago. logs have been sitting on my burn pile. Took one out and made a rescue bowl.



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Beautiful work and projects and thanks for sharing.
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Here are a couple of knives I make. They are very sharp and keep an edge very very well. The other picture is another carving I did last spring I may have posted it but I don't believe I have.
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Old 11-21-2017, 02:28 PM   #571
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Sawed down a cherry tree a few years ago. logs have been sitting on my burn pile. Took one out and made a rescue bowl.



Can we request an enhancement to the forum to allow smells to be shared?

Awesome, brings back great memories. Cherry was always fun to saw, light, beautiful, and it smells so awesome.
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Wow, some neat and creative items. All look great and functional as well.
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Made two sets of wine glass/snack holders. Sold a set last week at the art co-op and then got an email from the buyer asking for another set. Made an extra to display for sale this weekend. There are four holders in each set, one each from walnut, cherry, oak, and hickory. All the wood is from lumber from my property or my neighbor. Won't make any more with the same design, will find something a bit more generic if I make any more.
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Old 11-22-2017, 01:20 AM   #574
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That is beautiful! The grain and the simplicity of the design make this a really timeless and elegant piece.
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Made a smaller version of a box today with an inexpensive music movement. It plays "Irish Eyes Are Smiling".
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Turned a couple of pens today. Anything with a firearms or camouflage motif will most likely sell at the co-op where I sell sometimes.
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Nice work, Dave!
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Milled some cedar from a tree that had fallen across a local road last week. It was dry so went ahead and used a piece to make a box. The ends are walnut. It's a little hard to see the eagle in the carving on the box top in this picture but better in person.
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Beautiful items and thanks for sharing your talents.
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