some useful and decorative items

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Project by knotnow posted 04-01-2013 05:59 AM 1152 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A couple of primitive yet useful items. I made a couple of cranberry scoops, the first one I made turned out just a tad bit narrow to hold the longer letters I received in the mail, the intended purpose, so I moved it to my room and put artificial plants in it and use it for decoration. The second I made a bit wider and it holds my mail fine now and it hangs next to my computer. Both made of pine and stained, but both have wood from my home from what I tore out when remodeling and the wood turned out to be thick enough for the bottom pieces so I have lumber that’s almost 100 years old in these two pieces. I hope you find these amusing.

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#1 posted 04-01-2013 07:08 AM

Excellent as well. Great salvage and you created an heirloom for your children some day.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 04-01-2013 07:54 AM

Great job.

-- Todd

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#3 posted 04-01-2013 02:41 PM

Totally unique.

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#4 posted 04-04-2013 02:03 PM

Like them. Totally cool and functional. Very creative and unique use of the beautiful wood. Great job!

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