Christmas Sleigh Display

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Project by TDSpade posted 11-27-2012 03:05 AM 1861 views 7 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve dyed the rain deer amber, painted the sleigh red with black runners. I turned two christmas trees, the small one is made from pine, the large is from poplar. I also turned a snowman from a 2 inch hardwood dowel from home depot. I then glued or screwed all pieces onto a half inch piece of pine plywood painted white.

If I have time, I may paint some little blocks of wood to look like wrapped presents.

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#1 posted 11-27-2012 03:22 AM

Nice job ,looks good

-- polecat, south alabama

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#2 posted 11-27-2012 04:08 AM

How did you cut the reindeer? The last woodworking show I attended (been a while….) someone was cutting them out free hand, fast as you could follow, using a bandsaw. I think they were selling Timber Wold blades, maybe.

I may try to turn a tree, just saw that somewhere.

nice work!

-- Dan V. in Indy

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#3 posted 11-27-2012 04:13 AM

I posted a link to a to how to video and a pattern for 2×4’s in my last post.


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#4 posted 11-27-2012 06:38 PM

Pretty Christmas village! Warm feel to it.

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#5 posted 11-27-2012 06:41 PM

That is one of the nicest displays ever. Love it!

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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#6 posted 11-27-2012 06:48 PM

TD, this really looks like a nice fun project that is great for Christmas. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#7 posted 11-27-2012 08:36 PM

You nailed it .Perfect reindeer .

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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