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I made this nightlight for one of my grandaughters for Haloween. It is made from someone’s discarded chest of drawers. The wood is 1/2 inch pine from the drawer sides and back. Waste not, want not! Trick or Treat?
-- Mike Fritz, Verona, NJ
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#1 posted 10-07-2010 02:06 AM
I love this Mike! Isn’t it great when you can turn someone’s trash to such a treasure? Yet another beautiful project from you! I would also love to see some pictures of it lit up if you get a chance. :)
It is “boo” tiful!!! (sorry . . . I couldn’t resist!)
-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"
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#2 posted 10-07-2010 02:43 AM
Great job Mike. Nice design.
-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."
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#3 posted 10-07-2010 03:42 AM
Very Nice. Love to see wood reused when possible. Great job
-- David, Inverness, Fla.
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#4 posted 10-07-2010 04:06 AM
Good looking light! Thanks for posting.
-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa
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#5 posted 10-07-2010 04:20 AM
Really like thisYou make the coolest stuff!
-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"
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#6 posted 10-07-2010 11:23 AM
A great day of dumpster diving for sure! And a fun project resulted. Nice!
-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."
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#7 posted 10-07-2010 11:26 AM
That’s a very nice lamp. I love the design and your craftsmanship shows very much. Everything is so much the better considering the wood was salvaged.
-- 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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