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Thread: Last minute xmas gift

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Butte Montana which is 1/2 way between Purgatory and Heaven

    Last minute xmas gift

    I found some refrigerator magnets and got an idea how to use up some scrap wood and clock inserts. I used a 1" forstner bit to install a washer to give the magnet something to stick to. The detail on the heads is amazing, they are made from a resin product, and actually signed and dated by the artist. Close out sale $2.50 each, bought the clocks 2 years ago at a craft store closing for $1.50 each. Wood is scrap spalted cherry and spalted maple.
    The wolf and bear measure 2"x3" deer and moose 3"x 31/2"
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails whitetail.jpg   bear.jpg   wolf.jpg   moose.jpg   mule deer.jpg  

    clock.jpg   washer.jpg  

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Mountain Home, Arkansas
    Those are super. I am scratching my head right now trying to come up with a gift idea for an outdoorsman relative. Wish I had one of those or could make one in the shop. Oh, well.
    "Folks is funny critters."

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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Outside the beltway
    They are cool. Nice Work.
    I dream a lot. I do more painting when I'm not painting. It's in the subconscious.
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  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Amherst, New Hampshire
    Nice idea Jiggs. Those are great
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  5. #5
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Floydada, Tx
    Very cool. They will make great gifts.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    GTA Ontario Canada
    Jiggs you come up with such good ideas those are really cool. You just gave me a super idea. Thanks.

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    Great idea, Jiggs. And I really like the wood combination. Not half bad for scraps, huh?
    When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson
    When the weird get going, they start their own forum. - Vaughn McMillan

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    bethel springs TN, but was born and raised in north east PA
    Jiggs they are really sharp. Great job on the use of your scrap.

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