Wishing Well

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This a picture of the wishing wells I build. They stand approximately 5 feet tall and are pretty heavy.

-- If I'm workin with wood, then its all good!

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#1 posted 03-03-2013 10:05 AM

Nice looking. Bet they sell good.

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#2 posted 03-03-2013 11:18 AM

That is the nicest wishing well I’ve seen. The stave bucket is a nice enhancement. Do you turn the logs for the lower part yourself?

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#3 posted 03-03-2013 11:47 AM

Looks great!

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#4 posted 03-03-2013 01:54 PM

very nice.+2 on stefang nicest i’ve seen!!

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#5 posted 03-03-2013 04:12 PM

really to nice good idea

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#6 posted 03-03-2013 06:14 PM

Thank you all for the warm welcome. I have sold a few but made more for gifts than anything else. The buckets were the hardest to figure out but I made a jig so making the staves is never a problem now. The logs on the bottom are treated timbers that you buy at lowes or other big name garden stores. I buy the cedar shakes for the shingles at lowes also, then trim them all down to one width then dog ear them to make them look a little better. I sell these for $250.00 and Ive advertised them on craigslist but really havent had much interest. Maybe my price is too high! Thanks again, makes me feel good that you guys and gals like them. Happy woodworking!

-- If I'm workin with wood, then its all good!

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#7 posted 03-04-2013 01:53 AM

This looks really good! I may have to try one of these myself.

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#8 posted 03-06-2013 02:29 PM

The coolest wishing well I’ve seen. Like the beautiful design and great build. Great job!

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#9 posted 03-06-2013 02:50 PM

That is a really nice product and I’m sure that you make income off of those. They are also very attractive. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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