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A fallen limb all sliced up turns into a naturally appealing set of coasters. (I see a Mother's Day present.) You need a chop saw or miter saw, ...
You need a chop or miter saw, a sander, wood stain, a polyurethane sealer or a craft sealer, foam brush, felt for the bottom and glue for the ...
Carefully, and I repeat, CAREFULLY hold the limb under the saw blade and cut slices approximately 1/2 inch thick. Five or six coasters make a nice set.
Using an electric sander, or by hand, sand one side of each wood slice until they are nice and smooth.
Using a foam brush, add wood stain to the sanded surface and around all the edges of the slices.
After you have the depth of stain you like, let the coasters dry and then seal one side and all edges with polyurethane or craft sealer.
Lay out the coasters on a flat surface to let them dry.
Cut out felt circles to fit the bottom of each coaster and glue the felt on securely.
Wrap these little beauties up in a pretty bow and present them to your dear ole' mom. She'll be reminded of your sweet handmade gifts of years gone ...
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