Over the past few months, it has been raining reclaimed wood into our splintered hands! Brent has actually forbidden me from accepting any more free lumber because we're running out of places to store it. Currently, we have three different types of hardwood flooring - one will be used as flooring in our kitchen, the other two types of flooring will become woodworking projects. There isn't enough of either of these types of flooring to actually lay down in a room - but I just couldn't watch it go into a dumpster - so instead we drug it home. Here's a small sampling of one type of the flooring.
This picture on Pinterest (how many times has that sentence been used??!!), filled my computer screen and I HAD TO MAKE IT. Like. Now.
Just wait until you see what this little pile of hardwood flooring becomes!
To create these pumpkins, I mostly followed the instructions from the Pinterest link. I started by sketching out the three sizes of pumpkins on a piece particle board and cut them out with a jig saw.
Then I chose the hottest, most humid day of summer to sit on the patio and pull nails out of my flooring boards. I may have also pulled some swear words out of my pocket, because those babies did NOT want to come out very easily.
To make sure the pumpkin stayed upright, we cut this piece of angled wood and screwed it to the back.
The sticks came from our front yard and were attached with a few one inch brad nails.
Staging projects isn't exactly my strong point, so here are a ton of pics of me doing the best I could...
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