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Greene and Green Inspired Flower Planters

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Project by JADobson posted 06-02-2013 08:08 PM 921 views 2 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made these planters for my wife for mother’s day. Didn’t get finished till today though. They are made entirely with hand tools and have no metal fasteners. I learnt a few things a long the way. Cedar is very soft and brittle and can break in all the wrong places. A minor scratch looks minor until you put varnish on it. Then it looks huge. Two clamps is not enough clamps. Anyway, the wife is happy. I see nothing but the problems but I think that is normal. Thanks to everyone who answered my questions about cloud lift in the forums while I was planning this project.

-- James





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MichaelA

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#1 posted 06-04-2013 02:29 PM

JADobson woodworking is a long and exciting learning experience. Even though you only see the problems. Look closer into your wives eyes and all those meaningless problems vanish. It’s simply amazing what a gift from the heart can achieve. Also the display adds so much color and character to your balcony!!!!!! Well done and Welcome to Lumberjocks!!!!!!!!!

-- The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. "Helen Keller"

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#2 posted 06-05-2013 03:42 PM

They look good especially the the plants and flowers. Great design and built. I’m sure wife loves them.

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