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Wooden Crown for wearable wood competition here in New Zealand

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Project by slapdash posted 08-27-2012 12:24 AM 1161 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Too lazy to shape it to my head so it hinged each section, it has a nice floppy feel to it. Uncomfortable but that’s true of all crowns, the loneliness of command.

I made it for the Kawerau Woodskills Festival next month, but they changed the categories so I can’t put it into wearable wood after all, it’ll go in with the dressing tables and what have you so I am not expecting to win a prize. I’ll just have fun wearing it around the house haha.

It’s made of pallet wood and offcuts from the scraps bin. And oh yes, it’s a copy of one my cousin made out of cardboard and ping pong balls many years ago. Thanks for looking.

-- I'm not creative, I'm just bad at copying





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andyboy

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#1 posted 08-27-2012 12:40 AM

Very cool. Best of luck at the wood skills competition.

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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Kookaburra

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#2 posted 08-27-2012 01:44 AM

I love the idea of a wooden crown. You should wear it out in public and see what people say – whatever it is you can reply that you are the King of Forest :-)

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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MonteCristo

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#3 posted 08-27-2012 03:45 AM

Nice crown ! I’d give Liz a call at Buck House. She might spring for it !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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majuvla

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#4 posted 08-27-2012 04:00 PM

Long live the queen! Nice crown

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Monkman

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#5 posted 08-27-2012 07:12 PM

Very nice! it will surely be treasured.

-- MonkeyMonk

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