Christmas Musical Snowman Carrousel

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Project by slickSqueegie posted 12-04-2011 04:12 PM 1451 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This little project was quite fun! The plans are in the current issue of Wood Magazine.
I didn’t follow the plans though. Just used their dimensions.
It is made with a solid Walnut base and cherry deck and canopy along with a walnut finial on top.
The music played is “Frosty the Snowman”

Enjoy, Thanks for looking!

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#1 posted 12-04-2011 04:28 PM

This is great, nice job on this. Thanks for sharing and happy holidays.

-- "Always continue to learn, laugh and share!" JJW

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#2 posted 12-04-2011 04:29 PM

Thats a cool carousel. Great finish. Keep up the good work !

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#3 posted 12-04-2011 06:04 PM

came out real nice, finish looks good, very cute at this time of year. what finish did you use on it?

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#4 posted 12-04-2011 06:16 PM

That’s a great project, nice job.

-- Measure twice, cut once.

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#5 posted 12-04-2011 06:24 PM

Thanks everyone,
Greg, I used that fake tung oil by minwax 3 coats, then it had 2 light coats sprayed with that waterbased polycrylic by minwax. I love it Expensive but worthy of cost! clean-up was simple and it drys fast.
I have to spray two more coats now that it is assembled and then ill call her done!
Thanks again for the lovely wood selection! I do appreciate!

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#6 posted 12-05-2011 01:52 AM

i use the polycrylic in a rattle can for scroll work, it keeps the true color of the wood and isn’t flamable. the wife likes your carrousel! painting on the snowmen looks good, I’m happy to see that you made good use of the wood.

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