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Project by PopsHuckster posted 12-29-2009 05:26 AM 1231 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When I first got my old Craftsman wood lathe I wondered what the devil I was going to make with it. I wasn’t into bowls and I bought the turned legs I used for the furniture I made. Then… Now I do pens, pencils, bottle topers, pocket watches, Hermans and yes…an occaisional leg for a table or chair. The Hermans were my attempt at a ‘nut cracker / theme’ character. Without the nutcracker mechanism. I’ve had request for a cobbler, doctor, dentist and of all things, a casket maker so far.

I take the Model A mechanic along with Ethel to shows.

-- Pop





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scrappy

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#1 posted 12-29-2009 05:30 AM

Now those are really cool! That is very imaginative. I like the design and versatility of making them “Theme” statues.

Keep up the great work.

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#2 posted 12-29-2009 05:39 AM

Your Hermans are great! Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#3 posted 12-29-2009 05:49 AM

Fun project

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#4 posted 12-29-2009 07:58 AM

Great job looks fantastic.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#5 posted 12-29-2009 12:51 PM

these are amazing!! What a wonderful idea and fantastic workmanship.
OH the possibilities!!!
Bravo

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#6 posted 12-29-2009 01:25 PM

AHH, now you have done it. My wife has all kinds of nut crackers. I have been able to convince her that she can buy them cheaper than I can make them. Then she saw yours. I know where there is a 4×10 piece of basswood in the barn, maybe I can get her to do the painting and glue on stuff.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#7 posted 12-29-2009 10:51 PM

hunter..actually I was using 4×4’s from Lowe’s that were so twisted they couldn’t sell them. They actually gave me about a half dozen at one time. Made a lot of firewood until I foound long enough sections that werent checked too much and twisted.

-- Pop

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