Christmas presents

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Project by Tinnocker posted 12-27-2010 01:13 PM 1365 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I haven’t posted in a while due to constant pain from my disability. I was determined to make some gifts for the family and friends though and spent about a week in the shop this month making these. The happy smiles on the faces of my loved ones and the satisfaction of seeing these projects turn out so well more than made up for the week of misery and pain I felt.
The 1st pic is a sign for my good friend and neighbor Bob. #2 is a shot glass display for my son, Bill (He doesn’t drink but collects the glasses, thank goodness!) #3 is a vase I made for my daughter Heidi. I got the pattern from the scroll-saw workshop ( #4 is a keepsake box for my daughter Kristin. The pattern also came from the scroll-saw workshop (
Lastly, my wife collects Santa figurines. I hand carved this one for her, she was ecstatic! It is her first handmade figurine. The rest were all mass produced plastic or ceramic she collected over the years.
Lastly I made a #1 DAD shop pencil holder for my son-in-law. He is such a wonderful father to my autistic grandson. I also got the pattern from the scroll-saw workshop (

-- Ted, Browns Mills, NJ Darn! I cut it 3 times and it's still too short! I get ideas for things that I can make to make things easier for me to make!

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#1 posted 12-27-2010 03:29 PM

A plethora of good tidings lovingly made. :) You got everything finished, wrapped up, and sealed with a kiss. Way to go Dad,husband, friend, neighbor….... !!! Happy holidays. :)

-- 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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#2 posted 12-28-2010 01:10 AM

well done on your achievement.
But even through the pain you were able to give gifts as well as put smiles on faces.

You did better than me, I am still yet to finish the only gift I made. Thankfully I had extra time to do it as it certainly wouldn’t have been finished by xmas day!

-- Theresa,

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#3 posted 12-28-2010 01:16 AM

Very nice Ted, to see the joy others get from your work is very rewarding and I am glad you were able to make it through the pain to make their Christmas special!

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

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