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JeffCarter

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  1. I use the Behr paint sample size paint from Home Depot. You can get them in any color they offer and if you run out, you can get it matched. The 8 oz size is perfect for amount for most cut out projects. You can get it in their exterior grade and any of the finishes they offer. Keep in mind you want to keep the finish "flat" or "egg shell." Any glossy finish will give you a hot spot when you hit it with a flood light. I also seal mine with a Spar Urethane. If you need anymore ideas check out my website: http://www.christmascraftsman.com/
  2. Did you have any luck restoring the bells? Do you need any help rewiring them?
  3. The ones on the bottom look like Fiberglas. Here's what I've found to clean clean them nicely:
  4. I show you the basic steps to make a plywood Santa for your Christmas display using U-Bild Santa Project # 189. https://www.u-bild.com/projects-holid... For more retro Christmas display and lighting ideas, check out www.ChristmasCraftsman.com.
  5. The Macy's in Minneapolis is selling their old figurines that were part of their Christmas display. https://grafeauction.proxibid.com/asp/Catalog.asp…
  6. It appears they are talking with a possible buyer...Stay tuned... https://pilotonline.com/business/general-foam-plastics-to-close-norfolk-and-n-c-factories/article_f9601fbf-fd24-5c79-8b7d-3233bf1f074b.html
  7. They should have gone mail order or at least offered that option. I would make their molds available to those who would like them but don't have a local retail option.
  8. The Christmas Craftsman takes a summer, tea light lantern and electrifies it for Christmas.
  9. The Christmas Craftsman show you how to make a simple tinsel star that can be used as a tree topper or as a hanging decoration.
  10. Have a small yard and still want an outdoor Christmas tree? The Christmas Craftsman shows you how to turn a simple tomato cage into an outdoor Christmas tree.
  11. Add a halo to your outdoor electric Christmas candle for a vintage look.
  12. Give you display a retro look! Turn simple PVC pipe into a set of electric candles.
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