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Christmas Gifts Delivered

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Project by clieb91 posted 12-27-2014 06:17 PM 1133 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well even though I still have to deliver a few more Christmas gifts to friends and family over the next few days most of them are done. Here are a few of things that I made.
The first is based of the Carmichael Workshop Holiday Video I made this one a little bigger and wanted to maximize the Maple I bought for it so I used a plaque that I picked up a few years ago at a rummage sale. I bought a bunch of them for like $5 total. I will be on the look out for more as I am almost through them. I also wanted to make sure this could be packed away, so each item has a wood pin in the bottom and they just attach to the base.

The next two are of course bottle openers, one for my niece who is a big fan of Harry Potter and one for my brother in law. I saw the image online and decided that I needed to recreate it as he is an avid hunter and this year just went on his first bear hunt.

The wine stopper/corkscrew was for another niece. just made with walnut handles. As I mentioned in my last post these are a fun quick project. I will plan to purchase a few more from Woodturnerscatalog.com

The last is a plaque for my father in law to decorate the outhouse at the cabin. The comic was in his newspaper well over a year ago and we happen to be visiting so I snagged it and put it aside. I was able to scan it, enlarge it and do the ink transfer thing. It came out pretty good and I may have to do a few more comic strip type things in the future.

Hope everyone had a good holiday and is getting some rest and shop time this weekend. Thanks for looking.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 12-27-2014 06:35 PM

Very well done. Consider doing a quick blog on the ink transfer process.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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ralbuck

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#2 posted 12-27-2014 07:18 PM

Nice work!

-- just rjR

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clieb91

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#3 posted 12-27-2014 08:15 PM

Thanks guys.
Monte I think I will do it as part of the upcoming blog as I will be discussing some of my games and I use the same process.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#4 posted 12-27-2014 08:52 PM

Really nice warm gifts you made Chris. The lamp is really cool. Any gifts coming out this way?

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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vanzemaljac

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#5 posted 12-27-2014 09:44 PM

Beautiful work …

-- Lathe and my imagination will do everything to realize my dreams...Vanzemaljac

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