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Trunk-or-Treat 2014

OlafTrunkA few weeks late but Better Late Than Never.  This was the 2014 Truck-or-Treat.  This was our second year participating in the event.  See last years exhibit here.  As you can see this years theme was Frozen. Continue reading

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Beach House Furniture

TV StandI started today making a Entertainment Center for our Beach House.  My better half (wife) really likes this style.  Continue reading

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12 Gauge Shotgun Shell Key Chain

12 Gauge Key RingHere is my latest project.  A 12 Gauge Shotgun Shell Key Chain.  I bought a kit from Woodcraft which contained an inner tube, a Brass end cap and the Brass base including the hardware for the key ring.  Continue reading

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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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My New Tripod Deer Stand

Tripod Deer StandIt’s Deer season in Pennsylvania right now.  Archery season is currently open.  I have noticed that guys are showing up at the gun club to sight in their rifles. 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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