Category Archives: Unusual

The Minions are Coming

Minion I just finished another Christmas Ornament.  A Minion  A little late……I know.  The idea came to me a couple days after Christmas as I watched Despicable Me on DVD.  I turned the body Continue reading

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Batman vs The Riddler

Batman OrnamentOK.  This is the last post of Christmas Ornaments for the Year.  I made this one with my son in 1995 when Batman Forever came out. Again it was cut from Luan plywood.  It was cut out as two separate parts and then strung together with some fishing line.  Finished off with green and black paint it was the perfect ornament for 1995.

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Snowman Duck Call

Snowman Duck CallSo I’ve been home a lot for the holidays and have time to waste doing what ever.  The other day I decided to play with my lathe.  I was trying to decide between making a Snowman Christmas Ornament or a new Duck call.  As you can see I ended up with a combination of the two a Snowman Duck Call. Continue reading

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More Christmas Ornaments

Pac ManAs promised here are a few picture of other Ornaments that I made over the years for the Christmas Tree.  Above you will see a Pac Man ornament I made in the early 1980s.  Continue reading

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Wrecking Ball Christmas Ornament

Miley Cyrus -Wrecking BallEvery year I try to make a new handmade Christmas tree ornament that is related to the latest trends or fads.  This year it was a Miley Cyrus Wrecking Ball ornament.  This looks better in the picture then it does in real life. Continue reading

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Google Birdhouse

Google Bird House1I have been a little bored lately and decided that I wanted to make something fun but easy.  Somehow I settled on a Birdhouse.  So I looked through a pile of old plans as well as doing an image search for “funny birdhouses” and eventually stumbled upon an image of a birdhouse shaped like a Google Map icon. Continue reading

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Fire Up The Grill, Daddy Just Picked Up Dinner

Roadkill BunnyJust ran across these delicious looking Plush animals on the Craziest Gadgets website.  They are so cool looking.   There are 4 different characters available, Grind the rabbit (shown above), Twitch the raccoon, Splodge the hedgehog and Smudge the squirrel.  Aren’t they great names for these critters?   Continue reading

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Lizard Lick Flooring

Lizard Flooring

I’m getting ready to lay down hardwood floors in my bedroom and was looking online last night at flooring when I came across this picture at Likecool.com.  This has got to be one of the coolest floor ideas I have ever seen.  I want to do this so bad it hurts.  I showed it to my other half and stated that this was the type of floor I wanted to put down in our Master Suite.  …….Dead Silence…..followed by a look that said what are you a Freakin’ idiot.  Continue reading

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Bitch Slap


I saw this over on The Goat and just had to post it here.  Being an avid Deer Hunter I have seen Bucks fight it out in the woods but never like this.

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Stranded on the John

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Here is a neat little sculpture I made in high school shop class.  Once we learned how to braze we needed to come up with a project to make.  Everybody was making Ninja Stars and Tightrope balancing men (I’ll see about posting pictures of each in a future post) out of horseshoe nails.  Well I decided I wanted to make something a little more whimsical.  A man sitting on a toilet reading a newspaper.  Continue reading

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