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Project by hunter71 posted 09-22-2017 12:38 PM 427 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife wanted a pumpkin patch. She likes things up early and real pumpkins are usually mush by Halloween. So I thought why not start making to last. Some are full thickness Oak barn wood, just run lightly through the planner, some are thinner Oak barn wood and not run through the plainer but the edges are sanded so the stain highlights them. One is a slab of Red Cedar that I rounded off. And one is turned on my lathe. These will last year after year. Some left over deck stain and reduced acrylic paints add the color. Ideas are limitless, maybe some pine knots?

-- A childs smile is payment enough.





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#1 posted 09-22-2017 01:13 PM

Very nice display overall.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#2 posted 09-22-2017 02:18 PM

That is a beautiful collection of craft items.

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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#3 posted 09-22-2017 02:49 PM

That’s really wonderful.

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#4 posted 09-22-2017 04:46 PM

Very neat including the old dump-rake wheels as accent adds a lot!

-- SAWDUST is THERAPY without a couch! just rjR

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#5 posted 09-22-2017 05:31 PM

Good looking display Doug! You are putting me in the mood! :)

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#6 posted 09-22-2017 05:40 PM

Thanks for the positive reply’s. I posted this early so everyone could get one, two or six done before buying real ones. Total cash outlay here is way less than one small pumpkin.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#7 posted 09-22-2017 05:45 PM

Beautiful instalation. You are very well prepared for hollidays.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 09-23-2017 01:04 AM

Nicely done Doug…

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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