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21  Re: 50 Projects 2013--You Know You Can Do It! Join here and post your lists ! in Craftalongs by pinokeeo on: September 09, 2013 06:57:25 PM
More of my canning.  Blackberry and plum syrup, to be used for gift baskets for my neighbors this year.





And the last batch of pickles that we will make.  Lemon cucumbers, anyone? Cheesy

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22  Re: 50 Projects 2013--You Know You Can Do It! Join here and post your lists ! in Craftalongs by pinokeeo on: August 15, 2013 07:09:53 PM
I love your running commentary, Smeddley, and the cow is too funny.

And I really like your recycled yarn holder.  Nice work.

My latest project:  I have been playing around with piano parts lately.  I had received an entire piano keyboard, minus everything except the keys and arms.  The person that gave me all these parts to play with issued a challenge.  Bet you can't make a clock out of these.  Well, I couldn't pass up a challenge like that, so here's my version of a piano arm clock.

All of the pieces were ground down on one end at a 7.5 degree angle per side, so that all of the pieces met in the middle.  Then I added a backer board to hold the clock mechanism, and cut to fit some clock hands and added numbers all around.



The arms aren't straight, so the clock looks a little tipsy, but I assure you it keeps pretty good time.
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23  Re: 50 Projects 2013--You Know You Can Do It! Join here and post your lists ! in Craftalongs by pinokeeo on: August 14, 2013 02:18:40 PM
Well, I guess I missed all the challenges, but that's ok.  I've been very busy anyway.

Fresh picked this morning from the garden. 
Strawberries.  I'm picking this many about every three days now.  What we don't eat is going into the freezer.  Five pints, so far.



Red onions and lemon cucumbers.  These are getting jarred up into sweet pickles.  The exhibitor tag was from the county fair.  The onions were picked a couple of weeks ago, for the fair, but I pulled up the rest of them this morning for storage.





We also canned peaches.  What a chore these were!  I've never done peaches before, so I'm quite proud of these.

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24  Re: 50 Projects 2013--You Know You Can Do It! Join here and post your lists ! in Craftalongs by pinokeeo on: July 31, 2013 09:15:21 PM
I think I forgot what the challenge is all about for this month.  No matter.  I've been so busy that I don't know if I lost a horse or found a rope.

I've been mostly carving.  Unfortunately, I forgot to take photos of some of my carvings and I sold them.  Here's my recent stuff.
Ornaments. 





Another spoon.  I have a couple more, but I think I lost the photos of them.



And a baby spoon, my first attempt.  This spoon is only five inches long.




I also was asked to carve a small bowl.  It didn't turn out real well from my point of view, but the recipient was very happy with it.



This bowl is 5.5 inches across.
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25  Re: Furniture Re-make Craftalong 2013 in Craftalongs by pinokeeo on: July 14, 2013 11:12:57 PM
So, I took the bench to a local county fair, just to see what the reaction would be.  Here is the result.

The blue ribbon is just the usual blue that is handed out by the local judges.  The yellow ribbon was by popular vote among all the fair goers that voted.  I've never had a people's choice before. 


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26  Re: Furniture Re-make Craftalong 2013 in Craftalongs by pinokeeo on: July 09, 2013 10:46:40 PM
Ok, finished bench.  It has a beach theme, so crayfish on newspapers.

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27  Re: 50 Projects 2013--You Know You Can Do It! Join here and post your lists ! in Craftalongs by pinokeeo on: July 09, 2013 10:12:07 PM
Nice job everyone.  I haven't had much time lately for anything.  But I did finally finish my bench.  I decided on a beach theme, so I have crayfish on newspaper.  I liked the color.

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28  Re: 50 Projects 2013--You Know You Can Do It! Join here and post your lists ! in Craftalongs by pinokeeo on: June 27, 2013 06:30:57 PM
CHALLENGE ENTRY!!!!  At least I hope you'll accept this one, since it isn't technically finished.

Anyway, here's the link.

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=422742.new#new

I pulled eight chair carcasses out of a dumpster, and decided to make something new from them instead of just finishing chairs that I really didn't need.

My almost finished garden bench.

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29  Re: Furniture Re-make Craftalong 2013 in Craftalongs by pinokeeo on: June 27, 2013 06:22:33 PM
Ok, you all remember these chairs, right? 



Well, I finally got started on a project with them.  I started with two chairs and some poplar that I found.



I cut the front of the chair off and sanded down all the cut areas. 



I cut, sanded and painted the pieces of poplar.



I also cut some corner pieces for support, and a piece of plywood for the seat.  And here is my new garden bench. 



I still need to cover the seat, but it will come soon.
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30  Re: 50 Projects 2013--You Know You Can Do It! Join here and post your lists ! in Craftalongs by pinokeeo on: June 25, 2013 01:20:56 PM
I don't think I'll have any more challenge entries.  Not enough time in a day.

Here's some of what I've been up to.

paint chip bookmarks



record journals



wooden baskets:

made from scraps of beadboard



woodburned elements (earth, air, fire, water)


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