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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
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#1 posted 12-08-2013 08:58 PM
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/
#2 posted 12-08-2013 09:39 PM
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.
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#3 posted 12-09-2013 06:55 AM
Cool turnings. Best of luck selling.
-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.
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#4 posted 12-10-2013 07:00 PM
Nicely done. Did you burn the features on? Hope you had a good show. Looks like you had a pretty good selection.
-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)
#5 posted 12-10-2013 09:44 PM
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.
#6 posted 12-11-2013 02:24 AM
Thanks for the response. Congrats on the sales and the orders.
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#7 posted 12-12-2013 05:33 PM
They’re cute and adorable. Great design and finish, no wonder they got sold. Great job!
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#8 posted 12-12-2013 05:40 PM
These look like they would be fun projects. I hope they do well for you.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://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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