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Wishing Well Planter with Sign, Made from Old Wine Press

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Project by Dick, & Barb Cain posted 12-15-2006 01:08 AM 2443 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had an old Italian neighbor that used to make Wine. At about the age of 90, he quit making wine. He gave me his wine press, & not being a winemaker I made a wishing well out of the oak cage. I used some aged Cypress barn boards for the roof. Instead of a bucket winch I put a carved sign in it’s place.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1





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Diane

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#1 posted 04-10-2007 02:53 AM

Very nice and pretty too with the flowers. I love the duck craving.

Diane

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#2 posted 04-10-2007 05:20 AM

Thank you Diane.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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#3 posted 04-10-2007 06:01 AM

I like being able to use old things in new ways…
My uncle recently got into wine making, and since, I’ve been pondering things I could do with wood from reclaimed barrels – more fun to ponder things I don’t have, than all the projects I already do!

Plenty to be found over on his side of the country… Now If I could only find some (reasonably priced) on this side.

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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#4 posted 06-07-2007 03:27 PM

like tht sign dick, very nice.

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#5 posted 06-07-2007 03:50 PM

That’s a great outside piece!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#6 posted 06-08-2007 05:16 AM

Very nicely done, Dick.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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