Pin cushions

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Project by HTS posted 01-14-2014 01:10 AM 1076 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Some fun little items made at my wife’s request. All oak in these examples.

-- HT, Denver, Colorado

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#1 posted 01-14-2014 02:23 AM

They do look fun. May be a good project to work on my hollowing.
Thanks for sharing.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#2 posted 01-14-2014 02:51 AM

These are cute HT! Reminds me of some my Grandma had. Are they filled with sawdust? Thanks for sharing!

-- God bless, Candy

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#3 posted 01-14-2014 03:15 AM

These are really nice. I can figure out the wood part but how did you make the cushion part?

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#4 posted 01-14-2014 03:53 AM

My wife made a couple of attempts at custom made cushions, then found these at Joann’s for about $2! Quick and easy!

-- HT, Denver, Colorado

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#5 posted 01-14-2014 11:56 PM

Very inventive use of small pieces.

US “world class TIGHTWADS—-AKA frugal people) really do like to use ALL of the wood we bought!

I have made pincushions that look like very small rocking chairs, some trutles, and a few other things.

The filling that I used was just tightly bunched cloth.

I rmemeber my mother having a pin cushion with a fine sand in it!

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

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#6 posted 01-15-2014 12:11 AM

This was the definition of tightwad…the oak lumber was old oak shipping timbers from a load of pipe delivered to my workplace. Recycle!

-- HT, Denver, Colorado

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#7 posted 01-17-2014 03:07 PM

Very pretty pin cushions, like the pretty grains on those little bowls. They have great finish too. Well done!

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