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The (not so) Great Pumpkin

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Project by hairy posted 1073 days ago 1064 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this for my 6 y/o granddaughter. I started with a nasty looking hunk of catalpa I’ve had in the shed since ‘08.

I painted it with watered down acrylics, I wanted the grain to be seen. The eyes, nose and mouth were cut out with a dremel, then burnt.

Catalpa hollow form , 6” x 6” , acrylic paints and spray poly finish

-- the last of Barret's Privateers...





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 1073 days ago

Hairy, that is really a nice Haloween decoration that you made for your granddaughter. It looks great. Nice going. granddad.

-- 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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cdbridge39

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#2 posted 1073 days ago

Nice pumpkin hairy !!!

-- If it ain't broke don't fix it, if you fix it make it better than it has to be.

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#3 posted 1073 days ago

kewl, and great job

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#4 posted 1073 days ago

Bet the kids love this one Hairy, nice job, you’ve been havin fun again :)

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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jeepturner

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#5 posted 1073 days ago

That’s a nice great pumpkin. Charlie Brown will be joining the board shortly, it he’s learned to google.

-- Mel,

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Dan'um Style

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#6 posted 1073 days ago

good one Bud !

Been using the oak mallet you made me. Very powerful and precise. Whacks a chisel real good.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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patron

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#7 posted 1073 days ago

nice pumpkin hairy

looks like a grinning grandpa

happy kids
that’s the best

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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ChrisCrafts

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#8 posted 1072 days ago

Another fabulous piece Hairy!

-- Chris, Washington The State! http://www.chris-crafts.com

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murch

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#9 posted 1072 days ago

You always come up with good ideas for stuff. Nice job.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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Roger

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#10 posted 1072 days ago

trick-or-treat

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

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