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    Bicycle Reindeer

    We set this up at the Medina County (Ohio) Fairgrounds Holiday Lights display http://www.medina-fair.com/. Businesses and groups put up light displays and people drive through and see them. It was a fun little project. I may be a little biased, but I think it is one of the more original displays there. The sleigh was built out of plywood and wood scraps. The reindeer were put together with old parts laying around in my shop and the tree tops are wheels wrapped in garland that spin when the wind blows. I hope you like it. Merry Christmas.Santa display.jpg
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    That is just awesome! It looks great!

    I did the Christmas window for a local bike shop (he wanted a traditional Christmas look but w/Santa on a bike) and he wants me to do the window again next year. Can I please, please, please use your idea?
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    Awesome! I may have to steal that idea for the front yard.
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    Cars - $7... In my area they charge $15 per car for the same thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by missjean View Post
    That is just awesome! It looks great!

    I did the Christmas window for a local bike shop (he wanted a traditional Christmas look but w/Santa on a bike) and he wants me to do the window again next year. Can I please, please, please use your idea?
    Please feel free to use any and all. It's not like we have a patent or trademark on the display. As it was, we expanded on some ideas we found on line. Have fun.
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    Charming! Those reindeer were meant for flight! However I would turn down their horns when riding on tera firma!
    Sometimes when I'm out doing a shopping run, I'll be offered a free sample (cut of pizza, doughnut, cheezywiz thingy)...little do they know that behind every bite is my gasoline!

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    Spiffy! I know what my neighbors will hate me for next year.....
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    I love it, thanks for posting that!
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    >.> Made two today, thanks again!
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    Very cool! What did you use for eyes? Merry Christmas.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bikejunkie View Post
    We set this up at the Medina County (Ohio) Fairgrounds Holiday Lights display http://www.medina-fair.com/. Businesses and groups put up light displays and people drive through and see them. It was a fun little project. I may be a little biased, but I think it is one of the more original displays there. The sleigh was built out of plywood and wood scraps. The reindeer were put together with old parts laying around in my shop and the tree tops are wheels wrapped in garland that spin when the wind blows. I hope you like it. Merry Christmas.Santa display.jpg
    are charming and awe inspiring adequate adjectives? thanks!
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    Quote Originally Posted by ka0use View Post
    are charming and awe inspiring adequate adjectives? thanks!
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    Quote Originally Posted by bikejunkie View Post
    Very cool! What did you use for eyes? Merry Christmas.
    Cotton swabs, and masking tape.. who would have that frame painting materials come in handy? But I seem to now have a deer problem.. they're multiplying.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RaleighSport View Post
    Cotton swabs, and masking tape.. who would have that frame painting materials come in handy? But I seem to now have a deer problem.. they're multiplying.
    Looking good. I see you have some lights on them. Do you have them set up now? Maybe a picture?
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    I like it!

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