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bobbyjay256 02-26-2013 01:26 PM

Wedding gift ideas
Sister is getting married and was going to make her and her husband something. Any DIY ideas out there?

Zombiegirl 02-26-2013 01:32 PM

Picture frames are always good. I know I have pictures all over. When I first moved out (years ago) my Uncle made me a shelf to hang on the wall for me to hold figurines that I collected. That was really cool too and I loved it because he made it. What things do they have in common? Maybe you could base their gift off of something that they both like.

nitestalker 02-26-2013 01:39 PM

Newly weds always have that adjustment period. I would make a nice comfortable dog house for the groom. ;)

willshoum 02-26-2013 01:45 PM

New hobby.....
Hisn hers duck calls.......No not duck dynasty......;)

winds-of-change 02-26-2013 04:33 PM


Originally Posted by willshoum (Post 1154964)
Hisn hers duck calls.......No not duck dynasty......;)

Wills..........the original "Cajun Swamp Man".

I like ZG's idea. Many years ago, my brother made me a book shelf for my birthday. He built it, stained it, varnished it. In the wood, he inlaid a little 1" X 1" metal plaque of the month of Feb for that year. It was sweet and I have it to this very day.

Maybe a shelf or two to hang on the wall for wedding and other family pictures to sit on. Maybe make the frames instead of a shelf. Maybe a couple of Adirondack chairs for the patio.

There's nothing I treasure more than a wonderful home made gift.

rtaylor129 02-26-2013 06:50 PM

My wife bought me and her a custom set if matching kimber 1911 that she had engraved now that is a wedding gift!

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They aren't cheap, but maybe a relative would throw in with you on it. I'd bet you could get that barrel engraved with the date.

It could be a real blast! :D

Less fun but cool for brides:

willshoum 02-27-2013 02:42 PM

Cook Books......The art of BBQ, on charcoal......For the little lady......;)

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