Firewood Country Christmas tree

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Project by Arthouse posted 12-02-2012 01:50 AM 6691 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a firewood pile Christmas tree that is made of live oak limbs and small twigs. One of my galleries asked me to help them figure out a christmas tree this year . We were playing around with some curly mulberry branches for other displays and I went home that night and had a dream of snowy trees . I woke up with the idea to use tree branches stacked into a cone . This is the result of overnight thinking never push a project untill you have all the answers. The gallery owners improvised with the lights and ornaments for people on the street just come in to see the tree take pictures and carry good tidings of a great tree to others. All this and Heaven too.

-- "The hand is the cutting edge of the mind but the wind and sun are the healing factors of the heart

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#1 posted 12-02-2012 01:53 AM

That’s AWESOME! I wonder if it would last till next Christmas though? lol

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Joe Lyddon

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#2 posted 12-02-2012 02:15 AM


It took me awhile to realize what you were talking about…
... then, POW ... right in the kisser!

You stacked wood up into TREE!

Very UNIQUE… and very CLEVER!

You realize, of course, you have quite a Fire Hazard there?! LOL


I’ll bet it smells REAL GOOD TOO!

... if there is a fire place around, you can just start FEEDING it… after Christmas! LOL

Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:

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#3 posted 12-02-2012 02:46 AM

Love it! ... hope there’s no bugs :)

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#4 posted 12-02-2012 04:09 AM

Wow!!! What a great way idea. Looks amazing and since I’m not much of an old fashioned Christmas tree guy this I would love to do one year. I appreciate the simplicity of the ornaments too.

-- Kenny

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#5 posted 12-02-2012 11:53 AM

Great idea… and looks fabulous. ... and the recycled limbs/branches saved the life of another tree, as well.

-- Rick, south Sweden

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#6 posted 12-02-2012 01:00 PM

That is the best way to solve a problem. Sleep on it and your brain has nothing else to do but concentrate on your project and give you the answer in the morning. Nice solution on that one….........Jim

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

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#7 posted 12-02-2012 01:46 PM

Very GREEN version! LOL Really like the idea.

-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!

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#8 posted 12-02-2012 02:58 PM

Well done!! Very creative.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#9 posted 12-02-2012 03:45 PM


-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- --

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#10 posted 12-02-2012 08:11 PM

that is some great thinking, and very creative idea to use throw away items.

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#11 posted 12-02-2012 10:36 PM

Beautiful idea, you don’t have to water it and you won’t be picking up dead needles.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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