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Birthday Calendars

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Project by GrumpyCub posted 01-23-2017 02:34 PM 821 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made these as Christmas presents for two family members. They were a fun build and each recipient was pleased.

One is made to resemble merchandise from a popular soft drink as this family member collects such things. Bottle shapes represent each month and then bottle caps can be added for each birthday. “S” hooks connect the bottle caps.

The second one was made for a seamstress. I cut large spools in half for the months of the year, and used smaller spools for each birthday. Twine connects each piece and a combination of stain and natural finish provides for a more rustic look.

Thanks for looking!





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majuvla

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#1 posted 01-23-2017 06:51 PM

Cool sign and cool idea!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 01-23-2017 09:49 PM

This is very creative and nicely done. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Chris

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#3 posted 01-25-2017 12:55 AM

great idea. This may be a new “thing” for the wife’s crafting area

-- designer by education, wood working hack by choice

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