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Leslie Hargrove posted photos
Sandy Schneider replied to Linda Prince's discussion Drum top attachment
"Bonnie, I want to make my first drum and like the idea of stapling/tacking , but I have several questions: 1.  What type of staple are you referring to?  2.  If you use tacks, do you predrill a hole? If you predrill, do you need to…"
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Jeanie Mueller commented on Kay Lovingood's photo


"This is such a clever idea, going to try this very soon. Thanks for the picture Kay, keep up with your great imagination!!!!!!"
Darla Hines commented on Kathleen Shumerski's photo


"I bet that was the Holton's who the vendor was Barbie and Jimmie. I bet they have a web-site."
Darla Hines commented on Nancy J Overmyer's photo


"Love your owls! Just this evening at dusk I was out on the 4 wheeler and saw a big bird take off and fly down the trail in front of me....I slowed down where I saw it take off and it was sitting in a big oak (leaves just coming out) so I got to see…"
April Boyd commented on Bonnie Adams's photo


"May I ask what the scales are? Quick Wood. Looks almost like uncooked popcorn kernal( meant as a compliment because of their consistent size and color. Excellent snake."
April Boyd commented on Bonnie Adams's photo


"Amazeing work, Bonnie such patience."
April Boyd commented on Bonnie Adams's photo
April Boyd commented on Bonnie Adams's photo

1. Curby on Bench

"This is amazeing. Can't believe I missed all these!"
Debbie Wilson/Visions in Wood commented on Nancy J Overmyer's photo


"Very clever and well done!"


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