Rustic flower box

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Blog entry by Stevinmarin posted 10-11-2011 04:36 PM 5757 reads 0 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this using scrap garden edging. An old pallet would work well, too.

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

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#1 posted 10-11-2011 04:48 PM

Super creative. Hope she liked it, I assume it was a birthday present.

-- Have thy tools ready. God will find thee work.

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#2 posted 10-11-2011 04:53 PM

Great project. Thanks for sharing tell your bride Happy Birthday from all of us at LJ’S…. Ron

-- I just don't understand. I have cut it 3 times and it is still to short.

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#3 posted 10-11-2011 04:56 PM

Happy Birthday Mrs. Mere Mortal!

Nice work Steve! Really cool project. I like the painted french flower, nice touch.

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16

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#4 posted 10-11-2011 04:59 PM

Happy birthday to Kathy. Thanks Steve for the midweek video.Nice project.

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#5 posted 10-11-2011 05:46 PM

One of the things I like about your videos is the variety. “You never know what you’re gonna get”. Very well put together. I like the box and the techniques too. Happy BD to Kathy. :)

Oh, and now we know Steve has a soft, flowery side. Ha ha.

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

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#6 posted 10-11-2011 06:17 PM

You are like the MacGyver of woodworking. When you look around and see what is available you can create anything. Thanks for the ideas.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#7 posted 10-11-2011 07:26 PM

Man, you must be from California where you have to make your nails look rusty. Ours in Washington state come rusty the old fashioned way. We earn our rust. Nice vid….....................

-- mike...............

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#8 posted 10-11-2011 07:32 PM

I love it, awesome!

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#9 posted 10-11-2011 07:55 PM


Nice Present!

I’m sure she liked it!

Nice Finishing schedule… on nails too…

Flowers… also from your Garden? (LOL)...

COOL Video…

Great job putting it together!

Thank you!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#10 posted 10-11-2011 09:36 PM

Love it, Steve. But now that damn song is going to be in my head all day!!! haha. super creative! I’m going to have to borrow the nail trick.

-- Are you going to use that piece of scrap?

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#11 posted 10-11-2011 10:46 PM

good job as usual
you proved that a picture is worth a 1000 words

-- Emmett, from Georgia

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#12 posted 10-11-2011 11:41 PM

Nice recycling project!!!!!!!!!!............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#13 posted 10-12-2011 12:43 AM

niice flower tote :-)
great recycling idea :-)

thankĀ“s for sharing Steve

take care

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#14 posted 10-12-2011 01:51 AM

really creative Steve

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#15 posted 10-12-2011 02:44 AM

really. really. nice.


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