Flowers for Mother's Day

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Project by Kevin posted 05-12-2012 03:44 PM 1441 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Flowers and a Vase I made for my wife for Mother’s Day. Vase and stems are Red Oak, Daisies are White oak, Tulips are Red Oak, Cherry, and Pine. Finished with BLO and mineral spirits.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then sand a whole bunch

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#1 posted 05-12-2012 03:46 PM

Great idea Kevin very well done.

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#2 posted 05-12-2012 03:58 PM

Thanks Jim, she loved them. They are already sitting on a shelf in the Living room.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then sand a whole bunch

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#3 posted 05-12-2012 04:17 PM

what a great personal gift kevin

i used to bring ladies
a bag of flour
and tell them
thats all they had
at the 7-11
on the way from work

they would keep them
on a shelf to display too

thought it was cute

-- 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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#4 posted 05-13-2012 03:16 AM

How sweet…and it’s perfect, because they’re the flowers that can never wither away and die, and you don’t have to worry about changing the water ;)

-- Heidi :) “The only source of knowledge is experience”

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#5 posted 05-13-2012 04:59 AM

Really good project, I’ll have to remember this for next year (Mothers day is in March over here)

-- If it's not right, it's wrong

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#6 posted 05-13-2012 12:44 PM

I love it! How unusual. I bet she loves it. :)

-- Lis - Michigan - -

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#7 posted 05-13-2012 12:47 PM

A really nice gift. She’ll love it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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