Parade Float

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Project by CedarFreakCarl posted 11-01-2009 12:33 AM 2499 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I belong to a local group which spun off from a 912 group. We call ourselves Carolina’s Good Neighbors. We’re all about our community and have pretty much given up on any hope for the national politicians. While we hope we’re wrong about the future of our country, we’re taking no chances. We’ve organized to help our small community to weather the bad times. We offer CWP classes for community safety. We’re trying to start a silver exchange to generate local currency. We’re opening a long term food storage store to supply the local people with bulk dry goods and local vegatables. We’re also planning on making ethanol from sorghum. Heck, I’m even running for town council.

At any rate, here’s a float that we put in our local summer “Peanut Party” parade. Another 912 group in another town had borrowed my friend’s trailer and had constructed a frame around which they hung tarps. We then took the frame and trailer to my house and put some 1/2” wafer board and some paint on it. I printed out most of the graphics at work. Anyhow, here it is.

-- Carl Rast, Pelion, SC

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#2 posted 11-01-2009 01:02 AM

Hey i need to borrow that! Simple and effective. Nice work Carl

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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#3 posted 11-01-2009 04:29 AM

I like what you are doing with your local community. This is my magazine:
Community Currency Magazine. We support local communities aiming to become more self sustaining.


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#4 posted 11-01-2009 07:41 AM

Jim, Miles, Rob and Mark….Thanks! Lately, I’ve been busy as a one armed paper hanger…..I need some more wood working therapy.

-- Carl Rast, Pelion, SC

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