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Project by crowie posted 01-01-2018 08:31 AM 933 views 4 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made two batches of Christmas Santa Sleds with Reindeer…

Had to wait until after Christmas as I’d entered them in a woodwork competition; came third of three entries.

One was a prize in the local community club raffle,

Four have been given as gifts,

And on was kept..

All are Aussie hardwoods..

The Reindeer at all Red Gum..

Three Sled’s are Jarrah and Red Gum,

Three Sled’s are Karri and red Gum…

The Sled is approx 12” long 7” high and 6” wide with 3-4 clear lacquer finish…

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





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#1 posted 01-01-2018 08:59 AM

That’s a pretty cool and simple idea to make,nice gifts.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 01-01-2018 09:34 AM

Very cute and nicely made.

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#3 posted 01-01-2018 10:22 AM

Nice job crowie... What’s with the 12 rabbit ears long… Tape measure on strike? A can of VB in one of the sleds would have given a perspective of size.


Had to wait until after Christmas as I’d entered them in a woodwork competition; came third of three entries.
- crowie

Shouldda got the missus to judge… you might have placed 2nd.

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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#4 posted 01-01-2018 11:34 AM

lookin’ good buddy

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#5 posted 01-01-2018 01:13 PM

They look great. Fun gift idea.

-- Drew -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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#6 posted 01-01-2018 01:38 PM

Crowie all of your Christmas projects look great bet you put a lot of smiles on little faces
Dee1

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#7 posted 01-01-2018 03:30 PM

These reindeer and sleds are so nice and will make beautiful Christmas gifts.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#8 posted 01-01-2018 06:03 PM

NICE GOING, Surprise this morning lots of Cowie project in my email. On to the next one

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#9 posted 01-01-2018 06:08 PM

Great job, but I thought Santa used White Kangaroos in Australia because the reindeer couldn’t take the heat. LOL (Of course an old song said Santa used Zebras below the equator – Zebra wood anyone?) Thanks for posting and Happy New Year!

-- Leafherder

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#10 posted 01-01-2018 06:30 PM

Very nice.

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#11 posted 01-01-2018 07:23 PM

Good Job! The army of deers

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#12 posted 01-01-2018 07:31 PM

Your a busy man my friend! Love those nice gifts!

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

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#13 posted 01-01-2018 09:38 PM

Great Christmas gift ideas. Well done.

-- Peter New Zealand

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#14 posted 01-02-2018 12:39 AM

Peter , nice job and congratulations another ‘Daily Top 3’ award.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#15 posted 01-02-2018 08:23 AM

Cute….

-- Ganchik Sasha. Life shouldn't be a draft copy.....

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