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Project by clieb91 posted 11-08-2013 08:32 PM 1083 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I completed the last of the ornaments this morning and they were delivered this afternoon. Looking forward to seeing them on display. They will be sold at the gift shop during the Winter Walk of Lights. Picture 6 shows a very small sample of the show.

This was a fun project and it gave me a chance to learn a lot and experiment with many different things, including tools and finishing that I have not previously used. Each and every ornament is different and all made out of wood from the park where the light show is being held.

Thanks all for looking.

CtL

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





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#1 posted 11-08-2013 08:39 PM

Great looking ornaments. You should join our ornament swap (if you’re not sick of making them, haha).
http://lumberjocks.com/topics/54664

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#2 posted 11-08-2013 09:35 PM

Nice work CtL!

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#3 posted 11-08-2013 09:51 PM

Very nice work. They look great

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

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#4 posted 11-09-2013 01:15 AM

Real nice display of ornaments. The wood coming from the park could be a selling point. Nice job.

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

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#5 posted 11-09-2013 02:26 AM

Thanks All.

Dave that is the hope. Each ornament comes with a card that tells about how the wood has come from trees at the park. I have been selling pens the same way there for almost 2 years now and they sell well.

CtL

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

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#6 posted 11-09-2013 12:37 PM

Nice ornaments. Thanks for sharing them.

What supplier do you use for the metal parts?

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clieb91

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#7 posted 11-10-2013 12:36 PM

Thanks Russ, For these I bought all the kits from woodturnerscatalog.com.

CtL

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

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#8 posted 11-12-2013 05:01 PM

Cute and pretty ornaments! Great designs and shape especially the snowmen. They should do well in the show. Great job!

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