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Leprechan house door for my Wife's birthday 3-15-18

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Project by BurlyBob posted 03-15-2018 02:38 AM 4311 views 0 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I saw this on YouTube and decided to make one for my Wife’s birthday. The folks down the street were getting their horses shod a couple of weeks back. I stopped in talked them out of the old shoes. I incorporated the same cross buck on the door that I used on my first project here. A technique I learned in France a few years back. The Wife likes it and it’ll just end up another dust collector on the shelf!





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dawsonbob

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#1 posted 03-15-2018 02:44 AM

Looks really nice, BBob. Happy Birthday to your wife, too! New cabinets and now this: what more could a lady ask?

-- Mistakes are what pave the road to perfection

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doubleDD

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#2 posted 03-15-2018 03:06 AM

They may be dust collectors but they all have a story. Very stylish Bob.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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ralbuck

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#3 posted 03-15-2018 03:34 AM

NEAT—Well done project.

Dust collectors provide a very valuable service; giving all that free-range dust a home!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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Festus56

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#4 posted 03-15-2018 03:43 AM

That is nice Bob !! As long as the Wife likes it is good!!

-- Mark -- Really we're not crazy, just "Limited Editions" -- http://www.jmh-limited-editions.com/home.html --

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Joe Lyddon

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#5 posted 03-15-2018 03:45 AM

Looks very nice!

How big is it… about 5” high”

COOL…

Just perfect for The Little People… :)

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: https://www.ncwoodworker.net/forums/index.php

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 03-15-2018 03:51 AM

Real cool, Bob!!

Jim

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

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BurlyBob

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#7 posted 03-15-2018 04:12 AM

Joe as I recall it is about 5”. The horse was an average sized quarter horse. I’m going to try and find a pony sized shoe for a really small one.

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Rick Dennington

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#8 posted 03-15-2018 04:27 AM

Stellar job on the new project for you’re wife’s birthday….For some reason, women like stuff like this, and I’ll bet she’ll be very pleased, simply because you made it for her….It might even get an honorable mention for a new shop toy…...!!! Good job, buddy..!!

-- " At my age, happy hour is a 2 hour nap".....!!

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Andrek

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#9 posted 03-15-2018 10:05 AM

This is a very nice project and a special gift with a personal touch, bravo.

-- andrek

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bigblockyeti

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#10 posted 03-15-2018 10:07 AM

Bob that looks really neat. Glad your wife liked it.

-- "Lack of effort will result in failure with amazing predictability" - Me

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artsyfartsy

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#11 posted 03-15-2018 01:07 PM

Very nice Bob and very creative. Good job as usual. And, a top 3 award to-boot!

-- DWelch. Michigan, The only dumb question is the one not asked!

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#12 posted 03-15-2018 01:41 PM

HWHL :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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Ivan

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#13 posted 03-15-2018 06:48 PM

Genious project and design!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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helluvawreck

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#14 posted 03-15-2018 07:41 PM

You did a very nice job on this door.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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bushmaster

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#15 posted 03-15-2018 08:13 PM

Great adaptions using the horse shoe

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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