Christmass 2013

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Project by scrappy posted 226 days ago 1238 views 12 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are some of the ornaments I turned this year. As you can see, the theme of this year is ”Hot Air Balloons”

I ended up turning over 30 balloons for the kids and family, along with 10 that sold.

Lots of different woods, even some baltic birch plywood. ( those were the most wanted)

I even tried my hand with some Trans Tint dye’s. Think they came out pretty good.

All of the baskets are turned and hung to the balloons buy thread.

Most of these are hollow forms also. Nice and light when done.

Please leave all comments and suggestions. Thanks for looking.

Keep on turnin!

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

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#1 posted 226 days ago

Very cool ornaments.
Love the colors.
Different is always in….......................

-- mike...............

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#2 posted 226 days ago

Had an idea to try one of these once, but never did act upon it. The tinted plywood does look very good, but the laminated ones are nice also. You have given me inspirations.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#3 posted 226 days ago

Hay, those are cool!

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#4 posted 226 days ago

nice work

-- self proclaimed copycat

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 226 days ago

Nice ornaments, Dan. You gave me a good idea for next year!!............. Merry Christmas, Jim

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

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#6 posted 226 days ago

cool! like the colors

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#7 posted 226 days ago

You did a fine job on these. There’s a lot of variety.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#8 posted 226 days ago

SUPER cool! They are all wonderful! Congratulations!!!!!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#9 posted 226 days ago

Very vey cool.
I really think those are awesome.

-- It's all fun, Terry******N. Idaho

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Bob A in NJ

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#10 posted 226 days ago

Great idea. Looks a lot like my string tops. Impressed you hollowed them out. Great presents.

-- Bob A in NJ

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#11 posted 226 days ago

These are really cool. Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#12 posted 226 days ago

Awesome job Scrappy !!!

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

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#13 posted 226 days ago

I really like these, great job.

-- Randy -- Austin, TX by way of Northwest (Woodville), OH

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#14 posted 225 days ago

Very creative and colorful.

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#15 posted 225 days ago

Thanks for all the great comments everyone. I had a lot of fun making these.

Merry Christmas to all.


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

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