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Project by midnightww posted 02-14-2015 12:38 PM 1231 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Just finished v-day present for wife. She doesn’t have the best record with keeping flowers alive. I figured she would enjoy these more ( and for longer), I saw a video of Carl Jacobson make these on you tube. It didn’t take very long if there are more procrastinators out there… Great way to use up some scrap. Flowers are maple, purpleheart, red heart, walnut and bubinga.

-- "Go into the world and do well. But more importantly, go into the world and do good" Minor Myers





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Buckethead

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#1 posted 02-14-2015 01:05 PM

“Flowers she can’t kill”.

Such a romantic!

I lol’d for an hour just reading the title.

Nice looking work too!

-- Support woodworking hand models. Buy me a sawstop.

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Wildwood

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#2 posted 02-14-2015 02:24 PM

Those flowers look outstanding, maybe next year might try some inside out flowers!

http://www.sawg.org.nz/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/inside-out.pdf

-- Bill

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Mean_Dean

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#3 posted 02-14-2015 10:13 PM

I’d prefer to think that she gets to enjoy them all year ‘round! Nice work!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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Tim_CPWD

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#4 posted 02-15-2015 04:31 AM

Love the title and the idea. I am sure your wife will enjoy them for years.

-- Tim Haenisch, San Diego Ca. http://www.facebook.com/commandperformancewooddesigns

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majuvla

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#5 posted 02-15-2015 04:02 PM

Nice and beautiful project and gift. The effort to make some is true Valentine’s spirit.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Richard

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#6 posted 02-18-2015 08:45 PM

they look great but if it requires the use of a lathe , It would take me years to do, Somehow Lathes and me don’t get along too well.

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