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Project by jeffthewoodwacker posted 608 days ago 1126 views 5 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just finished an order of 50 sets of these guys. The smallest one is cut from 2×4 stock and the two larger sizes are cut from 2×6 stock. I collect the wood from construction site cut offs. The greenery is from an old wreath, pine cones gathered from my property and purchased bells and pom poms from a craft store. I use white latex paint thinned down for the white deer set and special walnut stain for the stained deer set. These require a compound cut on the bandsaw. A great seller during Christmas time!

-- Those that say it can't be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 608 days ago

Awesome job. Even better when it sells!

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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SteveW

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#2 posted 608 days ago

Those look great! Wow, who bought 50 sets of them?
That sounds like a lot of band-saw time…enjoy

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! SteveW

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mmh

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#3 posted 608 days ago

They’re adorable!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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sedcokid

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#4 posted 608 days ago

Jeff, These are real cute!! Fun when you can make a little ‘Green’ isn’t it!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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Chromakey

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#5 posted 253 days ago

Good Day:

Nice job on the reindeer. I came across this pattern years ago and I have been looking to get a copy again. I was wondering if you would have an image you used to make the different reindeer.

Thanks for your time,

Michael

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