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Mason Jar Flower Holder and Nic-Nac Holder

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Project by scrapbmxrider16 posted 223 days ago 454 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built this for the future Mother-In-Law. Started with some premium pine at 3/4” and cut it down to length of 36”. I put a chamfer on it on all four sides of the face. The finishing of the wood was winged to say it nicely. I stained the pine dark walnut. I left it on for 5 minutes and wiped the excess off. I let it dry about a week and then milk painted it. I used Old Milk Paint’s Snow White, I mixed it up to the right constancy and applied a liberal coat. I immediately whipped the paint down with a paper towel. After the paint had dried I sanded down random spots with some 220 grit and did some deeper spots with 150 grit. I used a torch after that to lightly distress the wood in random spots. I sealed the project with some spray on Lacquer, and then used some 0000 wool to knock the sheen down. I installed saw tooth hangers 16” apart on the rear to hand it up. I uses some Hammered Spray Paint on the pipe straps that hold the jars and the hooks. I got the square head nails and hammered head nails at a local salvage shop. I used 2 pint mason jars to hold the flowers. I picked the flowers up at Michaels. I found some really cool LED lights that run off 3 AA batteries and strung the flowers with lights. I know it is not a huge woodworking project and more of a craft, but I am very pleased how it came out.





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Elksniffer

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#1 posted 223 days ago

Simple design with a lot of small detail that makes it stand out. Great project and gift.

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#2 posted 223 days ago

Came together good. Gotta keep the mom in law happy.

-- Brian Timmons, Big T Woodworks - https://www.etsy.com/shop/BigTWW - http://vimeo.com/98821147

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#3 posted 222 days ago

Nice piece. Well done.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#4 posted 221 days ago

Thanks guys

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#5 posted 219 days ago

Cool and pretty, like the design and the finish. Great job!

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