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Project by doubleDD posted 08-28-2013 07:28 PM 1006 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 08-28-2013 07:29 PM

Very nice looking piece

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 08-28-2013 07:30 PM

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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#3 posted 08-28-2013 07:37 PM

That is too cool!

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#4 posted 08-28-2013 07:53 PM

It’s quite beautiful.

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

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#5 posted 08-28-2013 07:53 PM

Now that’s just too neat!

-- Nancy Antley

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Roger

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#6 posted 08-28-2013 08:00 PM

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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#7 posted 08-28-2013 08:35 PM

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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#8 posted 08-28-2013 08:56 PM

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.

-- http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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#9 posted 08-28-2013 09:25 PM

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 08-28-2013 09:33 PM

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 08-28-2013 10:06 PM

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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#12 posted 08-29-2013 12:24 AM

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 08-29-2013 02:43 AM

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 08-29-2013 01:04 PM

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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#15 posted 10-08-2013 01:27 AM

Neat piece.

CtL

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

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