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Conifers on the cheap
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 Posted: Sun Feb 8th, 2015 04:37 pm
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Marsh_Creek
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Necessity is the mother of invention.

I needed trees...a bushel of them, fast, and cheap.


The photo above is "almost done", as there are a few stray branches that need to be trimmed, and some bare spots that need to be touched up.

Below, you can see how they start. Apart from paint, glue, and ground foam, the materials for the 10 trees I've built so far cost about 25 cents, and took about an hour to build.



There will be a how to video soon.

Go build something awesome!



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 Posted: Sun Feb 8th, 2015 05:28 pm
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Rich,
Wow, those trees are great. I'm going to have to give your technique a try. Get ready for the "timber rush"; there's trees in them there hills!
thanks for posting,
Dennis aka JawboneFlats

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 Posted: Sun Feb 8th, 2015 05:39 pm
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Nice... can't wait to see the process.



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anyone know the material that the branches/needles are made from?



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