Ideas for Christmas decorations

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Project by SisQMark posted 11-23-2011 08:29 AM 1537 views 6 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I thought as Christmas is just around the corner I would post some ideas. I made these for last Christmas as some new decorations. These are made out of 1/4” thick oak, cherry & maple for the main piece, & the runners are walnut. I made the runners out of one piece & used my band saw to cut about 1/8” strips so they would all look the same. I made them look a little different with the nose design and inlay. finished them with some tung oil & tied some jute string around the front to look like a pull string. They are now annual Christmas decorations. I hope you like them & maybe even gave someone an idea for a Christmas project.

-- Don't waste today, it is yesterdays tomorrow!~SisQMark

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#1 posted 11-23-2011 11:24 AM

Great idea, they would look great on anyones tree but even better on a woodworkers tree.

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#2 posted 11-23-2011 01:58 PM

Great ideas and great results. might try to get a few of these made for Christmas myself. Thanks for sharing.

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#3 posted 11-23-2011 03:26 PM

These look real nice and should sell.

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#4 posted 11-23-2011 04:12 PM

These are great, We always buy the kids a special ornament every year for the tree. I may have to make a little time, to put something like this together for them this year. Thanks for sharing such a great ideal.

-- JoeyG ~~~

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#5 posted 11-24-2011 07:58 AM

Thank you all for the nice complements.

-- Don't waste today, it is yesterdays tomorrow!~SisQMark

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#6 posted 11-24-2011 03:47 PM

Neat idea. Gonna try that.

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#7 posted 11-24-2011 07:47 PM

Wow. Thats all I have to say. Those a really nice and deserve to be displayed each year.

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#8 posted 11-24-2011 10:08 PM

Nicely done : )

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