Happy Holidays Fellow LumberJocks!

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Project by maplerock posted 12-26-2013 10:51 PM 1357 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife actually is the artist here. She patiently allows me to spend countless hours in the woodshop, then beautifully finishes whatever I bring her.

This time it is her project. Oh I cut the shapes, but she planned and created these great Santas. Cut out with band saw, edges sanded with a belt sander, these were given to some relatives and special friends.

I thought it would be a great way to wish all of you a Happy Holiday and GREAT 2014!

Jerry and Linda

-- Jerry... making sawdust in the Knobs of Southern Indiana

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#1 posted 12-26-2013 10:53 PM

wow they look really cool and each one looks unique! great job guys and merry christmas!

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 12-26-2013 10:54 PM

Very cool.

Happy Holidays

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 12-26-2013 11:32 PM

Looks like a nice choir. Nicely done, with the woodworking part and the painting part.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#4 posted 12-26-2013 11:48 PM

Merry Christmas to you and yours!

Great idea these, collaborative projects are always nice and these are really well done. They remind me of those Russian Nesting Dolls.

Best Wishes for a Happy, Healthy, and Prosperous 2014!

-- Leafherder

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#5 posted 12-27-2013 12:03 AM

Tooch, Monte, Roger, and Leafherder…

Thank you! It is great to associate with folks as nice as you guys. LJ is a nice community full of good people. I appreciate the inspiration and fellowship from all of you!

-- Jerry... making sawdust in the Knobs of Southern Indiana

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#6 posted 12-27-2013 04:03 AM

Wonderful! How tall are, say, the tallest ones in the back row?

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#7 posted 12-27-2013 04:15 AM

TJ… The tallest ones are 12” tall… all the bright red tall ones are the same size, I elevated the ones on the top row for the photo. There are 4 different sizes. She had never attempted anything like this before and the painting took a long time. I’m proud of her for taking it on. There were 40 Santas in all.

-- Jerry... making sawdust in the Knobs of Southern Indiana

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#8 posted 12-27-2013 05:43 AM

Some great hand painting by the wife. Wish I had steady hands for that. And of course your great assist on cutting the Santas. Have a Happy New Year.

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

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#9 posted 12-28-2013 12:35 AM

Jerry, Linda did a great job. As always she makes your fine work look wonderful. Happy new year. I love the playful nature of the Santas.

-- Big Al in IN

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