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Old 01-24-2017, 11:05 AM   #421
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Philliefan33, I also have a soft spot for animals and animal shelters, those are the charities that we are helping regularly, thanks for making those coats, it warmed my heart
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Old 01-24-2017, 03:16 PM   #422
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athena53, that is incredible thing that you do
not only recycling plastic bags, but doing something for benefit of ones on the streets
+10 Plus did you notice she's crocheting with her feet!


Athena, That is really a nice thing you are doing.
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Old 01-24-2017, 06:49 PM   #423
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Amerhyst, we hear that all the time, LOL
but in our house they all get eaten with speed of light
Any Jeepers here?
Today on the menu
Most Definitely!

And my birthday is in two weeks!

(Maybe you could fax me some just like those??)
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Old 01-24-2017, 07:17 PM   #424
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+10 Plus did you notice she's crocheting with her feet!


Athena, That is really a nice thing you are doing.
Yeah, I realized after I posted it that you got a glimpse of my big, hairy toes. I was too lazy to crop the picture, upload a new one to Photobucket and change the link.

I LOVE taking those piles of bags and making them into something useful- I just have to watch myself because now I'm less likely to carry cloth bags or ask the clerk not to bag small items. More stuff for my project, right? I need to rely on others to accumulate my raw material.
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Athena, There's also a way to braid those bags into rugs. I wonder if that could be adapted for the mats. Don't know how heavy they would be. I know an older woman that use to make them but she died, probably too much plastic in her diet... Maybe the instructions are online. What am I saying, the instruction have got to be online!
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Athena, There's also a way to braid those bags into rugs. I wonder if that could be adapted for the mats. Don't know how heavy they would be. I know an older woman that use to make them but she died, probably too much plastic in her diet... Maybe the instructions are online. What am I saying, the instruction have got to be online!
I'm on another Board with someone who braids the bags into mats- I'm sticking with crocheting for now.
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Because of illness, I'm not able to be as active as usual so carving some sports logos out of 1" thick insulation foam on my CNC machine, good practice for basic 3D modeling on the design side. This one is an NHL logo that has just had a coat of white primer, nothing fancy or complicated about it but will keep me busy for a couple of hours painting. Have a Dallas Cowboy logo almost done and will do one for the Washington Capitals next- I'm copying basic logos found on the internet so no original content here. Will probably end up on the shop wall.
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davemartin88 >>>> great job and thanks for sharing it with us.
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In October of last year, we replaced our old front door with a new one. We loved the glass in our old door and kept it. At the end of December, we bought a king size bed. Instead of buying a new headboard, I suggested we use our old door as a headboard. I came up with the idea/design and DH got busy....
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That's very cool - and creative!
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Thanks.

I might have to make a list of new ideas...but I don't want to push my luck just yet.
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Nice repurpose of the door!
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+1. Nice project!
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+1. Great idea and build!
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In October of last year, we replaced our old front door with a new one. We loved the glass in our old door and kept it. At the end of December, we bought a king size bed. Instead of buying a new headboard, I suggested we use our old door as a headboard. I came up with the idea/design and DH got busy....
I'm not sure about this. If the headboard starts getting banged against the wall, it could be dangerous. But definitely cool looking.
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I'm not sure about this. If the headboard starts getting banged against the wall, it could be dangerous. But definitely cool looking.
Helmets and face shields. Safety first don't ya know....
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Nice look on the headboard conversion!
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Sounds kinda kinky...
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Doesn't that kind of take away from the mood?
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It beats flying shrapnel....

I visit this subject often and am amazed at the talent. Thanks for starting the thread davemartin88.
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