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Old December 22, 2012, 10:12 AM   #1
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Its amazing what you can do with some Bourbon and deer antler

I was in my shop last night enjoying some burbon and working on some reels when the wife came in and ask me about making a wreath out of the deer antlers that a buddy had given me. About 45min later I was going to get the camera to get a picture of the creation. I think its pretty cool,,,,watcha think?
Im going to add some holly to it and then give it to the same guy that gave me the antlers. I think thats a pretty cool gift.

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Old December 23, 2012, 01:15 AM   #2
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I'm thinkin you do some fairly nice work while enjoying your bourbon.
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Old December 23, 2012, 01:17 AM   #3
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yeah

Pretty neat.

I wonder, if the refreshment changes, does the design?
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Old December 23, 2012, 01:18 AM   #4
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Jeez, when I drink I just find a bunch of Taco Bell wrappers the next day. Nice!
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Old December 23, 2012, 05:31 AM   #5
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The last time I did a project with my fav. bottle of bourbon, the only wreath I decorated was a porcelain one.

Glad those days are gone.
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Old December 23, 2012, 05:45 AM   #6
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Thanks............

Showed it to the wife who promptly slapped me in the back of the head and said "Why can't you be creative like that!".

And now I need a drink.................
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Old December 23, 2012, 06:36 AM   #7
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Ha-Ha-Ha,,,,Its not that hard to make. The wife had the round metal frame from Michaels and the green stuff. (What ever its called)
I have a big roll of monel wire that I wrapped the horns to the frame. You should try it.

She took these with her phone.


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Old December 23, 2012, 06:46 AM   #8
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Nice touch with that: Merry Christmas to you and your family.
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Old December 23, 2012, 12:21 PM   #9
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Looks great, now lets see a christmas tree made out of them.
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Old December 23, 2012, 01:25 PM   #10
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That's really cool. A good idea and looks real good.
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Old December 23, 2012, 02:19 PM   #11
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I really like that wreath. But my wife wouldn't let it in the house.

Hey, I didn't see a glass in the picture.
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Old December 23, 2012, 06:25 PM   #12
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OK......so now you show how EASY it is..........and I look more like a failure......!!!

Thanks a lot..........
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Old December 23, 2012, 06:39 PM   #13
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Very nice.
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Old December 23, 2012, 08:20 PM   #14
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Fantastic.
Yes, a little red color in there and that will make it beautiful.
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Old December 23, 2012, 08:24 PM   #15
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Man, that looks great!
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Old December 24, 2012, 08:46 AM   #16
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,,,,,,,,,,,,,"But my wife wouldn't let it in the house."

No kidding? Why not?
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Old December 24, 2012, 09:11 AM   #17
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She thinks antler displays, mounted heads, etc are morbid. She's not a PETA type but doesn't like animals shot.
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Old December 24, 2012, 10:02 AM   #18
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And to think I'd have just made knife handles and powder measures out of them.
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Old December 24, 2012, 10:46 AM   #19
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I think wares made from animal parts is more environmentally friendly than the synthetic stuff
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Old December 24, 2012, 11:53 AM   #20
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Captain, your crafty with the antlers, is that an All Star sticker on that fridge? That's mostly all I use, I have the older ones. Merry Xmas!!!
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Old December 24, 2012, 12:58 PM   #21
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,,,,,,"is that an All Star sticker on that fridge? "

Yes Sir,,,It is.
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Old December 30, 2012, 07:32 AM   #22
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The wife had the round metal frame from Michaels and the green stuff. (What ever its called)
I think they call it garland and you can buy it by the foot or prepackaged at stores like Hobby Lobby or Michael's. The wreath forms (round wire forms) are there too.
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Old December 30, 2012, 07:34 AM   #23
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Nice job, sir.

I'd end up cutting off a finger while trying to a project like this while enjoying bourbon.

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Old December 30, 2012, 09:13 PM   #24
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,,,,,,sounds like to much Burbon and not enough antlers...............Ha-Ha-Ha...
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Old January 1, 2013, 12:16 PM   #25
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Looks great. I'd love to have one of those one day.
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