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Project by GenuineGeek posted 264 days ago 557 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

8 pine Christmas trees and 7 snowmen made for sale at a craftsale. two snowmen and one tree left Finished wiith Eddie Castelin’s OB Shine Juice

-- Don't try to figure it out... just turn it.





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cajunpen

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#1 posted 264 days ago

Hope that you sell them all. They look great. Capt. Eddie’s OB Shine is terrific, I’ve been using ti myself lately and it’s much cheaper than the commercial brands and I think works as well.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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GenuineGeek

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#2 posted 264 days ago

Exactly Bill, OB Shine leaves a very nice and easy to apply finish. I am on a disability income so I need the savings too. On top of that, almost all of my wood is recovered wood that was destined for a landfill or fire-pit somewhere. I use this wood not only to save money but because it is environmentally friendly choice.

-- Don't try to figure it out... just turn it.

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murch

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#3 posted 263 days ago

Cool turnings. Best of luck selling.

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

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clieb91

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#4 posted 262 days ago

Nicely done. Did you burn the features on?
Hope you had a good show. Looks like you had a pretty good selection.

CtL

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

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GenuineGeek

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#5 posted 262 days ago

The lines that are all the way around are buned in using guitar string while the lathe was turning. All the other parts were burned in using a small craft wood burning iron (wit-h 3 different tips) that I got from Walmart for $12 or so.
They sold very easily, but perhaps I charged too little, LOL. I have a couple left but they get to dress up our house. I got a few special ordered too – they wanted snowmen from darker wood.

-- Don't try to figure it out... just turn it.

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clieb91

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#6 posted 261 days ago

Thanks for the response. Congrats on the sales and the orders.

CtL

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

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Fishinbo

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#7 posted 260 days ago

They’re cute and adorable. Great design and finish, no wonder they got sold. Great job!

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 260 days ago

These look like they would be fun projects. I hope they do well for you.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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