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Thread: 1st Christmas Ornament......

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Tokyo Japan

    1st Christmas Ornament......

    Hey, I think it is only about 100 days or so to Christmas......

    I thought this would be a neat thing to give most of my family members this year, they all have enough bowls and pens

    Attachment 12611

    First one I've ever tried, the body of the ornament is less than 1/8", it was getting thin for sure.....

    The wood is just some beech that I had laying around, two pieces laminated up to make tool handles, but it was big enough, and on hand, so what they hey

    I think the "Icicle" on the bottom is a bit too thick, but this was my 1st try, so I'm still figuring them out, fun for sure!

    Yep, I think I'll like doing these too , heck, I might even be able to sell a few....

    Thanks for looking

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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Fort Worth, Texas
    Great ornament, Stu! I like it.

    Ever tried bird house ornaments? They're just as much fun to do. Mix a few into your gift list this year. You'll enjoy them too.
    Last edited by Neal Addy; 09-14-2007 at 08:01 PM.
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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    DSM, IA
    Looks good Stu. I bet you'll be making quite a few of those!

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    Nicely done, Stu. I agree the icicle could be a bit thinner, but it's still real nice, especially for a first.
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  5. #5
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Goodland, Kansas
    Stu that is a great looking ornament. Yep I have to agree with you that the icicle is a bit thick but looks good for a first.
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  6. #6
    Great first ornament Stu! Looks like my first ones did last year.

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