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Forum topic by Jonzjob posted 11-17-2014 04:56 PM 754 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Jonzjob

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11-17-2014 04:56 PM

If you have an old English oak TV cabinet given to you it’s surprising just what it hides! I cut some bits off of it and turned the little uprights,

http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f180/Jonzjob/Winebotstands2_zps5173d0a1.jpg

then spun the top ring and base and after some careful drilling so the bits went together

http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f180/Jonzjob/Winebotstands3_zps3039761f.jpg

I finished up with these

http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f180/Jonzjob/Winebotstands4_zps49cc98a8.jpg

I love the grain on the wood and it takes such a lovely polish. I don’t think that I will ever get fed up with working with wood. It tells me just what it wants to be like and if I try to vary that it bites back. I curse at it but then do as it wishes. Sounds stupid, but until you have been told by it you will never know?? I love it!!

I forgot to say that they are wine bottle stands, so that your bottle of lovely, but not expensive, bottle of wine can look even better on the table.

I also decided to make an earring stand I had seen somewhere. Once again, from the same oak

http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f180/Jonzjob/Earingstand1_zps8fdfd486.jpg

I am having trouble actually posting the photos from my photobucket? I have done a search on posting them, but no luck??

-- John, I have found out that wine gets better with age. The older I get the better it gets!


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TheDane

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#1 posted 11-17-2014 05:25 PM

To post photos in forum topics, click the img button, then click Insert an image from the web, and paste in the URL for your photo (e.g. http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f180/Jonzjob/Earingstand1_zps8fdfd486.jpg ). Then click the Insert this image button …

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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Jonzjob

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#2 posted 11-17-2014 05:38 PM

That sounds nice and easy Gerry thank you!!

he only problem is that I have just tried what you said, I think, and the photo hasn’t appeared? Do I have to have a certain number of posts before I can post pikkies???

-- John, I have found out that wine gets better with age. The older I get the better it gets!

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#3 posted 11-18-2014 07:54 AM

While you are still in the drafting stage of your post, the photos will appear only as code; click on preview (upper right corner of the window) to see the actual photos.

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