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Project by sedcokid posted 1253 days ago 2122 views 2 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My daughter collects Willow Tree figurines and wanted the manger for Christmas. I looked at it in the store and decided that this was something I could make her. A little time was all I needed, I had all the material on hand in the form of SCRAP or should I say left over material. Hopefully she will be happy with it.

All comments are welcome. Thanks for looking!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,





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Roger

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#1 posted 1253 days ago

It’s an awesome project.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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OttoH

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#2 posted 1253 days ago

Very nice rendition, I’ll bet she loves it!

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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Jack_T

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#3 posted 1253 days ago

A very nice rendering. I am sure your daughter will love it.

-- Jack T, John 3:16 "For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life."

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Rj

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#4 posted 1253 days ago

Great job Chuck! I’m sure she’ll cherish it for many years to come and pass it down to her kids someday!!

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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DYNO360

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#5 posted 1253 days ago

Very nice project. I’m sure your daughter loves it, because you made it. It is also better than a store-bought version.

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MayflowerDescendant

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#6 posted 1253 days ago

Nice work! Thanks for sharing.

-- Glen - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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CiscoKid

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#7 posted 1253 days ago

Nice! So much better than store-bought.

-- Al, Culpeper VA

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ND2ELK

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#8 posted 1253 days ago

You done good Dad!. Very nicely done. I am sure your daughter will be pleased.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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jockmike2

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#9 posted 1253 days ago

WOW CHUCK, GREAT JOB. AMAZING FIGURINES AND MANGER SCENE. I LOVE IT. DON’T PAINT IT, IT LOOKS SO COOL LIKE IT IS. YOU ARE PRETTY DAMN GOOD MY FRIEND. I WON’T TELL ANYBODY. MIKE, LOL

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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branch

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#10 posted 1253 days ago

hi great job i like it i am sure that your daughter will treasure it for years and years what a fantastic gift
branch

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rivergirl

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#11 posted 1252 days ago

I bet yours is built way better than the store model- and she will treasure this one because Dad made it. :)

-- 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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sedcokid

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#12 posted 1252 days ago

Thanks all for your notes of encouragement, you are all very kind!!

The SedcoKid aka Chuck

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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gurnie

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#13 posted 1251 days ago

That’s so cute. leave it natural. i mean a satin finish would look good too but don’t stain it.

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dakremer

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#14 posted 1248 days ago

cool manger. At first I thought you carved the figurines too – and i was like “holy crap – that looks EXACTLY like them” haha…good job!

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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