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Project by Ray Lepagnol posted 05-14-2008 03:17 AM 825 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My granddaughter and I made these hand prints for her Mommie an Grandma for Mothers Day.

The idea came from a post by pinkhandcufffgirl a month or so ago, she gave me the ok to copy the idea (thanks!).

The wood is from an old desk that i tried to salvage, there was a date on the bottom of one of the drawers of August 10 190-?. But it was to far gone so I just saved scraps.
These were the raised panels on the sides.
A mix of old (the wood) and new (the little girl).

We traced her little paw on another panel and cut them out on the scroll saw, stained the hands light and the back ground is a very dark color.

The mothers loved the pieces!

-- The only thing better than being Daddy is being Grandpa





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#1 posted 05-14-2008 04:01 AM

great idea…

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#2 posted 05-14-2008 12:07 PM

This is a wonderful project. This will be something that will be treasured and passed on to her children.

Well done!!!

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#3 posted 05-14-2008 02:23 PM

Great project for Mother’s Day!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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