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Project by doubleDD posted 366 days ago 947 views 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this for the woman who’s car got destroyed by the tree falling on it. (past blog) It was a Flowering Pear tree. She loves chocolate ice cream but can’t have it anymore. I hope this makes her day. Approx 8’’ tall 4 1/2’’ wide. The cone is finished with salad bowl finish just in case she still wants ice cream and the top is lacquer. Flowering pear, walnut, pink ivory used in the making. Thanks for looking.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 366 days ago

Very nice looking piece

-- 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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WayneC

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#2 posted 366 days ago

Wonderful box. I am sure she will love it.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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AngieO

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#3 posted 366 days ago

That is too cool!

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Denco

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#4 posted 366 days ago

It’s quite beautiful.

-- Cut wood or cut weeds today.....well, 6ft weeds can go another week.

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nancyann

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#5 posted 366 days ago

Now that’s just too neat!

-- Nancy Antley

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Roger

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#6 posted 366 days ago

OMG Dave,........... Now yer talkin…. Mmmm Mmmmm good. I luv me some ice cream

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Jim Jakosh

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#7 posted 366 days ago

That is beautiful, Dave. Now you need to make one for Roger in Kentucky and have it filled with ice cream!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Rick M.

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#8 posted 366 days ago

That’s pretty cute. I’m told that wood makes for good ice cream bowls, too bad she can’t use it that way but I’m sure she’ll love it all the same.

-- |Statistics show that 100% of people bitten by a snake were close to it.|

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HillbillyShooter

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#9 posted 366 days ago

This is plain old cool! I’m going to have to learn to turn so I can really appreciate the hobby side of woodworking.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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ldl

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#10 posted 366 days ago

Interesting idea. I’m sure the lady will appreciate this. Good job.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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doubleDD

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#11 posted 366 days ago

Monte, James, Angie, Denco, Nancy, thank you for the nice comments.

Roger, If I had some I would be stingy.

Jim, maybe this one didn’t talk to me but I got a whisper.

Rick, John, thanks for giving a look at such a fun project.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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BusterB

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#12 posted 366 days ago

Now thats a “cool” project….lol Beautiful turning work Dave…

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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doubleDD

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#13 posted 366 days ago

Dewayne, thanks. I think I would rather be helping you on your shop instead of having all this fun. HA HA

Buster, thanks. Ice cream is very cool.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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ldl

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#14 posted 365 days ago

Dave careful now. Yo noze is gona grow. Heee Heee

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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clieb91

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#15 posted 326 days ago

Neat piece.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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