Who doesn't love Christmas Story & little Ralphie?

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I made this leg lamp for my brother a few years ago. Will admit that I felt like a pervert when I had to put my hand up this great trophy and turned it on.

My only regret is that I had to use a shoe with such a bulky heel to drill and snake the cord through. Besides, they were the least expensive shoes at the store that day, and I wasn’t going to spend a lot on this.

The day after I gave it to my brother, I went over his house, and it was in the middle of his window, and was the only light on in the house. I was laughing so hard that I almost drove right through his garage door.

Let the jokes begin!

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 12-19-2012 09:21 AM

Interesting build. Yep, the thought process could go completely wrong on this.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 12-19-2012 09:40 AM

I love it! How did you do the leg, carving?

-- Robert --- making toothpicks one 3x3x12 blank at a time!

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#3 posted 12-19-2012 11:53 AM

One of my favorite Christmas movies…
My wife gave me a smaller version a few years ago for my birthday.
Our most prized decoration…
It looks great…..

-- To stop learning is to stop living..... Be open to new things

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#4 posted 12-19-2012 01:09 PM

Not a finger!!!!

Great job. My dad will get a kick out of this when I show him this weekend.

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#5 posted 12-19-2012 02:18 PM

That is one good looking “major award”. It’s indescribably beautiful.
Well done.

-- "Fine Woodworking" is the name given to a project that takes 3 times longer than normal to finish because you used hand tools instead of power tools. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#6 posted 12-19-2012 02:20 PM

Fra-jille, must be from France…..

-- Tony, Colorado, [email protected]

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#7 posted 12-19-2012 07:09 PM

no Tony it must be Italian

It’s a major award!!!!

-- "Not skilled enough to wipe jam on toast!"

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#8 posted 12-19-2012 09:50 PM

Sorry. This scares me .

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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