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Project by scrappy posted 12-17-2013 05:02 AM 1344 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.

Scrappy
Keep on turnin!

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





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redryder

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#1 posted 12-17-2013 05:58 AM

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

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

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toyguy

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#2 posted 12-17-2013 10:56 AM

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 12-17-2013 12:23 PM

Hay, those are cool!

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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eddy

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#4 posted 12-17-2013 01:30 PM

nice work

-- self proclaimed copycat

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#5 posted 12-17-2013 03:43 PM

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 12-17-2013 04:01 PM

cool! like the colors

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#7 posted 12-17-2013 04:02 PM

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

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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MasterSergeant

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#8 posted 12-17-2013 04:04 PM

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

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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marter1229

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#9 posted 12-17-2013 04:17 PM

Very vey cool.
I really think those are awesome.

-- It's all fun, Terry******N. Idaho https://www.facebook.com/SillyLillyBowsAndMore

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Bob A in NJ

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#10 posted 12-17-2013 04:27 PM

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 12-17-2013 04:59 PM

These are really cool. Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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#12 posted 12-17-2013 06:42 PM

Awesome job Scrappy !!!

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

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#13 posted 12-18-2013 02:13 AM

I really like these, great job.

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

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#14 posted 12-18-2013 09:10 PM

Very creative and colorful.

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scrappy

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#15 posted 12-19-2013 01:40 AM

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

Merry Christmas to all.

Scrappy

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

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