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Project by kiefer posted 02-13-2011 05:05 PM 3365 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

the 2 pics are from a job i did for my sons shop teacher
he showed me some pics in a magazine and ask if i could build it for his new house
we had a meeting at the house and he ask if i could do it again
and my answer a was
“if you can pay for it i will” into the shop i went and made up drawings and material list and in two weeks of 12 hr days this was the result including the refurbished lamp from a 1904 luxury railcar wich the teacher had aquired to be used on this railing
all components were custlom made by myself no off the shelf parts
sorry about the pics but i had to take them of the original pics and have no way to get rid of the flash glare
if you have a idea let how to fix this let me know

kiefer



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MsDebbieP

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posted 02-13-2011 09:35 PM

wow.. that is beautiful.

fantastic job and I’m sure he is proud as a peacock to show it off to people!

-- ~ Debbie, Ontario Canada

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Todd Thomas

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posted 02-14-2011 11:02 AM

turned out great…..well done

-- Todd- Oak Ridge, TN

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rrdesigns

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posted 02-14-2011 10:19 PM

Bounce your flash into a white or silver umbrella or piece of white card stock instead of directly at the photo to eliminate the glare. The steps are beautiful, by the way. Nice work.

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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BillyJ

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posted 02-24-2011 06:37 AM

Very nice. I like the posts with contrasting designs.

-- No matter how many times I measure, I always forget the dimensions before I cut.

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posted 05-10-2011 04:06 AM

great stairs

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Grandpa

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posted 06-03-2011 06:02 AM

Great job on the stairs. Pat yourself on the back for that job. On the flash problem, I set my camera on auto and turn the flash off. I make some pretty good photos like that. Surprising how little light it takes with digital cameras.

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kiefer

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posted 06-03-2011 02:15 PM

Thank you all for your kind comments and thanks for the tips on the flash problem
I hope i can recover more of my old photos this way

kiefer

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