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    civil war canteen

    Trying something different again. 8 x 2 Hollowed out in two pieces then put back together. Stained with coffee and dirt (yes dirt) Trying to get that old look. All C&C as always more than welcomeClick image for larger version. 

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    Your creativity is amazing, that is fantastic

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    Was that 00 or 000 grade Dirt?

    Very nice!

    Do you have any pictures of it prior to assembly?

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    You come up with the darnedest things. That is right neat. Nice work.
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    Sure am glad you never stop trying the un-tried...nailed it dude!!
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    Interesting. Is it a replica of originals you have seen?
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    Very cool Steve!
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    I'd say you have succeeded in getting that old look. Beautiful!
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    Nicely done.
    looks like it's been laying in the dirt for a while.

    Les
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    Great looking canteen, well done!
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