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Project by scrappy posted 312 days ago 913 views 5 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hot air Balloon from Redheart and Maple.

This is the start of my Christmas ornament collection for this year.
Al of my kids and grand kids get an ornament for Christmas every year. This one is for the wife.

Although it is kinda big for our tree. haha

3 inch diam. and 5 1/4 inch tall. with basket 7 inch. Turned to 1/8 wall.

Finished with wipe on poly.

Please leave all comments and suggestions.
Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!





12 comments so far

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DeputyDawg

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#1 posted 312 days ago

You always amaze me with your creative projects. I know you told me practice,practice,practice and I never so far have gotten anything done that I’m proud of. But I’ll keep trying. Another fantastice job and very creative

-- DeputyDawg

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 312 days ago

Very cool work.

-- 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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MasterSergeant

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#3 posted 312 days ago

That’s pretty cool! Thanks for sharing with us.

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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murch

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#4 posted 312 days ago

Lovely piece of turning. Well done.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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Matt Vredenburg

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#5 posted 312 days ago

Awesome work! I love the metal work as well.

-- Matt, Arizona

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doubleDD

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#6 posted 312 days ago

Really a cool looking piece. Great work on the turning and wood selection.

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

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aussiedave

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#7 posted 312 days ago

Very cool turning project…I agree a little big for a Christmas tree…but a slightly larger version of it would look great as an ornament or centre piece displayed on a hallway table or on a large coffee table…
excellent job Scrappy.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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ldl

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#8 posted 312 days ago

Good looking ornament. I know your wife will enjoy it.

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

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MShort

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#9 posted 312 days ago

Sharp looking balloon Scrappy. Well done.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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Jim Jakosh

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#10 posted 312 days ago

Very very nice turning, Day!!.................Jim

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

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majuvla

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#11 posted 311 days ago

Beautiful baloon. Let’s get high!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Fishinbo

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#12 posted 308 days ago

Cool and adorable ornament! Like the balloon design and the attractive wood combo. Excellent turning piece!

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