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Project by A.Scott posted 12-30-2014 03:43 PM 1460 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

1st Pic – To me this looks like a group of Christmas carolers
2nd Pic – two bells I turned, left is poplar and the right is from my sweet gum tree (not sure what that wood has a specific name)
3rd Pic – is poplar, this was just practice wood buy my 6 year old thought it looked like a stamp and wanted to keep it. So I told him he could if I could straighten/dress it up a bit for him and so this is what it looked like when I gave it to him. Still need to get a Z put on the bottom so he could actually use it.
4th Pic – is wood from an old garage door, I believe it was some sort of pine. I intended to have a top on this to look like the bottom, but the top broke off and so I refined it a little to look like this.
5th Pic – Is sweetgum, I like this side because of the stripe down the hat.
6th Pic – I believe is Oak, it is from an old piece of furniture I received in the USMC from WWII.

Most of these had beeswax applied while they were on the lathe and buffed off.
Pics 4-6 were all sanded, given a burnishing then given a coat of tung oil and followed with a coat or two of beeswax.

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#1 posted 12-30-2014 04:12 PM

Nice job.

I need to some of these for next year….
I woke up a little late, for this year!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#2 posted 12-30-2014 05:53 PM

I can use some stress relief and these look like the ticket. Thanks for showing.

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#3 posted 12-30-2014 10:51 PM

Well done. May I extend a hearty welcome to the growing ranks of Snowman army commanders! (

-- socrbent Ohio

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#4 posted 12-31-2014 02:45 AM

Looks like your having fun.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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