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Project by Eric in Central Florida. posted 10-04-2013 07:46 PM 1250 views 2 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Every year our guild donates Christmas ornaments to an organization that sells them and gives the money to the poor.
This is a batch I made today out of some old walnut and spray lacquer.

I figure it can’t hurt to earn some good points “upstairs” to off-set some of my youthful indiscretions…lol

Thanks for looking and have a nice day.

-- Retirement suits me fine !





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Izzy Swan

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#1 posted 10-04-2013 07:48 PM

Very cool.

-- Izzy Swan - A Creative Thinkers approach to Woodworking

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Eric in Central Florida.

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#2 posted 10-04-2013 07:51 PM

Thanks Izzy.
Love your stuff man.

-- Retirement suits me fine !

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#3 posted 10-04-2013 08:21 PM

Very nice of you to do that Eric! They all look Great!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#4 posted 10-04-2013 09:01 PM

Very nice, Eric. Since I believe you put all your heart in making them, no doubts you added more good points!

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

PS: I hope you were not affected by TS Karen!

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#5 posted 10-04-2013 09:05 PM

Geat looking ornaments! I’m sure they’ll be appreciated.

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

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#6 posted 10-04-2013 09:28 PM

Super looking pieces, Eric , and for a great purpose.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#7 posted 10-04-2013 09:38 PM

Eric, these are really nice and I applaud you and your guild for your giving spirit.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#8 posted 10-04-2013 09:47 PM

Thank you so very much for helping others. It means alot to me. Even if I am not being helped by your kindness, I have been helped by others.

Arlin

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#9 posted 10-04-2013 11:24 PM

This is really cool. Great job

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#10 posted 10-04-2013 11:41 PM

Nice Goin’ Eric!
Pretty Ornaments too!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#11 posted 10-05-2013 12:01 AM

These are really nice! Beautiful job!

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#12 posted 10-05-2013 12:42 AM

Nice of you to think of the poor and less fortunate ,you have the spirit and I hope they raise lots of money .

-- Kiefer 松

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#13 posted 10-05-2013 01:22 AM

Nice work with a great motive. Hope the results are very inspired. Pat

-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!

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#14 posted 10-05-2013 02:13 AM

Well done Eric! Scrollsaw?

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#15 posted 10-05-2013 02:32 AM

well done for a worthy cause Wrecker.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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