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Project by SawdustTX posted 08-09-2018 06:41 AM 615 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My daughter chose “Wood & Lace” as the theme for her wedding. It was an incredible joy and privilege to spend time with her (and her fiance) building the wedding decorations in the months leading up to their special day. See my other projects for four more projects we made for the wedding.

My son and I built this for the wedding as a photo backdrop. It’s 7’ tall, 5’ wide, and 16” deep. The frame is pine 2×2s glued and screwed together, then covered with reclaimed cedar fence pickets planed down to fresh surfaces.

It’s built in three sections so it can be transported, then assembled with eight 1/4” x 3’ bolts with washers and nuts.

It now resides on their front porch.





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recycle1943

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#1 posted 08-09-2018 02:19 PM

Nice ‘K’ and I looked at the rest of your handy work – you’ve been pretty busy.
Whatcha gonna do when she leaves ?

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#2 posted 08-09-2018 03:12 PM

That’s very cool!

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SawdustTX

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#3 posted 08-09-2018 03:36 PM

Thanks. Fortunately she’s only 4 hours drive away, so we still get to do some projects together. And her husband is an excellent metal worker with a nice set of metal working tools, so we’ve expanded our capabilities!


Nice K and I looked at the rest of your handy work – you ve been pretty busy.
Whatcha gonna do when she leaves ?
- recycle1943

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pottz

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#4 posted 08-09-2018 04:37 PM

now you are a cool dad,nice work.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#5 posted 08-09-2018 08:22 PM

You did a great job on that K. Congratulations to the bride and groom.

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 08-10-2018 12:31 AM

That is cool. At first I thought you were commissioned by K Mart with a letter to get everyone’s attention!!

Nice work on it. It is very unique!!

cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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majuvla

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#7 posted 08-10-2018 03:56 AM

WOW! That’s realy colosal -great work for that occassion.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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