Christmas project! A flower pot swing.

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Blog entry by Stevinmarin posted 1249 days ago 1825 reads 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Holy cow! Christmas is only a month away. Have you started making gifts? Here’s a little decorative swing that holds a couple of flower pots. I had the most fun making the little ladybug that sits on the swing. Unleash your inner artist: it’s the unexpected details that make a mundane project soar.

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

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#1 posted 1249 days ago

Thank you for sharing. My favorite shot was you turning the camera on its side to show what it will look like with the arms on it :) As always, it was a pleasure watching

oh, and I agree about the ladybug, well done with it :)

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#2 posted 1249 days ago

I think you were channeling Bob Ross starting around 7:30.

-- "Sorry I'm late. Somebody tampered with my brakes." "You should have been early, then."

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#3 posted 1249 days ago

Very cool, like your lady bug also!!

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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#4 posted 1249 days ago

cool project man glad to see you makin vids again buddy

-- As Best I Can

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#5 posted 1249 days ago

Just-a-swangin! Cool project Steve!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#6 posted 1249 days ago

cool little swing Steve :-)
you shuold make a production run on theese , you said it your self everybody wants them….....LOL

take care

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#7 posted 1249 days ago

Neat project. I was watching you sand the ladybug and half expected it to escape from the sander at the speed of light. (Well, that seems to be what happens in my shop with small parts.)

-- Men have become the tools of their tools. - Henry David Thoreau

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#8 posted 1248 days ago

that’s a great little project Steve I like the ladybird too
Glad you’re back on song
Best regards

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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#9 posted 1248 days ago


Pretty Shabby there!

I think I like it. Kidding, it’s pretty sweet lookin…


-- Jimmy "Handi" Warner,,, Twitter: @Handisworkshop, @HandisCreations

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#10 posted 1248 days ago

Now that’s FUNNY JJohnson. Steve with a Bob Ross wig! Steve, you gotta add that to your props for a future video. Someone should photoshop it here in the mean time. LOL.

Steve, your videos never cease to make me laugh, and learn too. Keep it up dude! :) I vote that you replace Nahm. Your stuff is MUCH more believable.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#11 posted 1247 days ago

@JJohnston: That is so funny. Believe it or not, I actually made a comment about Bob Ross when I was painting this. I thought the vine needed some “happy flowers”. Haha!. However, as with most of what I shoot, I had to edit it out to keep things short.

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

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#12 posted 1246 days ago

Steve thats a great project, My mom love that, I may have to try that.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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