Eddie J


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Work in Progress

Posted: 18/10/2012 at 21:39

Many thanks for the kind words, and for sharing your own experiences, it's always nice to read what people have done.

Lynn, I'm pretty clueless in relation to the pizza/bread oven, but I have found a few good sources of info about them, and will send you the links via PM if that is okay, as I'm not sure that forum rules would permit me to put the links up.

Busy-Lizzie, the garden sounds fantastic, and I am sure that it has just as much interest. I'm just fortunate that I have the wood available to use, but if I didn't, the garden would look very uninteresting.

bjay, many thanks, the blue pot idea has created alot of interest, and I have decided to make a few more of differing shape and design. They should look really good planted up.

I have also made a few more bits and pieces.

 

'Twig Thing' from a hedge that I cut down for my mum. I couldn't bring myself to throw the cuttings away!

http://imageshack.us/a/img528/6812/dscf8857.jpg

A very basic Indian that took ten minutes to make and now sits  poking  his head out from the hedge

 

http://imageshack.us/a/img837/7842/dscf8678l.jpg

A little mouse.

 

http://imageshack.us/a/img40/3640/dscf3361y.jpg

And another.

http://imageshack.us/a/img138/4625/dscf8623a.jpg

http://imageshack.us/a/img845/4324/dscf3434.jpg

I am also making something very gruesome for Halloween, which I shall show when finished (You won't like it though)

Work in Progress

Posted: 01/09/2012 at 22:03

A little update of more projects and further work.

Since the last post, I have constructed this toilet, built the wall and steps,made the simple bench.

http://img708.imageshack.us/img708/5576/p1120418p.jpg

http://img690.imageshack.us/img690/4397/dscf3368p.jpg

Extended this pathway.

http://img812.imageshack.us/img812/34/dscf3223g.jpg

http://img571.imageshack.us/img571/9586/dscf3366.jpg

 

And created  more  sculptures.

http://img526.imageshack.us/img526/6207/fourc.jpg

http://img801.imageshack.us/img801/1882/sam0980r.jpg

http://img528.imageshack.us/img528/4174/g17p.jpg

http://img37.imageshack.us/img37/9485/23094889.jpg

 

Get thrifty

Posted: 01/09/2012 at 19:08
weejenny wrote (see)

You obviously love wood and have a great eye, just fantastic. Id love to see more photos of your work..

weejenny wrote (see)

You obviously love wood and have a great eye, just fantastic. Id love to see more photos of your work..

 

weejenny wrote (see)

my son is a dry stone dyker he would be interested in these photos I would've sworn the top photo was stone. How big is your garden for all these projects?

I hope that your son earns good money. A very rewarding but back breaking job.

The garden is approx 1 acre, but belongs to the mum in law, not me.

I haven't had a great deal of time or enthusiasm of late, but here is the latest waste wood project

As found

http://img846.imageshack.us/img846/548/dscf2798.jpg

 

 

And now

 

 

http://img829.imageshack.us/img829/7682/twox.jpg

 

http://img715.imageshack.us/img715/2868/onexk.jpg

 

http://img59.imageshack.us/img59/8519/threehv.jpg

 

It only takes imagination to save money and make something from nothing.

 

 


 

Get thrifty

Posted: 29/06/2012 at 12:41

Here you go, this is recycling to the max. 

It just takes a bit of imagination and some free time. Very simple garden related projects can be created from pretty much any medium and to any scale. It's just a shame that more people don't give it a try,  preferring instead to shop for their garden features. Even a few discarded tin cans could look good if laid out to the right effect.

Feature log stacks.

http://img213.imageshack.us/img213/4836/g14q.jpg

http://img138.imageshack.us/img138/812/g16mm.jpg

http://img815.imageshack.us/img815/7475/dscf2119n.jpg

Carved seat.

http://img593.imageshack.us/img593/1057/seat1w.jpg




Get thrifty

Posted: 27/06/2012 at 22:30

Here you go, a few more items for the garden that have been made from waste wood.

http://img37.imageshack.us/img37/9485/23094889.jpg

   
http://img684.imageshack.us/img684/1605/g10j.jpg

 

http://img703.imageshack.us/img703/9144/g15ge.jpg

 

http://img528.imageshack.us/img528/4517/16868046.jpg

 

 

http://img18.imageshack.us/img18/8097/dscf2868d.jpg


 

http://img528.imageshack.us/img528/4174/g17p.jpg

 

http://img193.imageshack.us/img193/3262/g21oo.jpg

 

More to follow.



 

Get thrifty

Posted: 27/06/2012 at 17:25

Here go weejenny, two projects that I was busy working on last weekend. Neither are finished yet, but you can get the idea, and the only cost has been time. I'll post up some other garden projects a little later.

http://img801.imageshack.us/img801/1882/sam0980r.jpg

http://img441.imageshack.us/img441/9053/dscf3151p.jpg


 

Get thrifty

Posted: 26/06/2012 at 19:28
weejenny wrote (see)

I want an Eddie J!! What youve made is amazing

Many thanks weejenny.

Perhaps I should show my other made for nothing or next to nothing projects.


 

Talkback: Most hated plants

Posted: 03/06/2012 at 09:19

Box (buxus)

It's also the one reason that I gave up watching GW. I don't want to see and hear it mentioned in every episode of the show.

Given the chance, I'd see every example of it destroyed..

"Grass Fashion"

Posted: 20/05/2012 at 17:31

I keep thinking the same thing about lawn fertiliser. You could write and design all kinds of things using a granular fertiliser,  allowing the grass would to grow greener and quicker in that area. It may not be much help at ground level, but it could look quite effective from above.

Small shed

Posted: 20/05/2012 at 17:28

Gemma,

I visited a garden centre in Crowborough today, and they had a display of sheds manufactured by a company called Skinners. They appeared to have something similar to your requirements, but I am sure that any good shed company would make one to suit your requirements.

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