Firewood Folks ©

Where they all begin...
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William the White Pumpkin

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~Lil' William's pumpkin shaped noggin is made from stained, painted and sanded cotton.

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~His wooden jointed body and limbs are made from dried hardwood cut with the ax I swung myself.
~He's approx. 11" long including stem. 8" high in the seated position.

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~He has needle sculpted pumpkin eyes and nose.
~His crooked pumpkin smile is stitched.
~He has a stick stem with a sprig of grapevine.

~Wee seed bead buttons adorn his dress shirt and cute zig zag stitches on the ends of his shirt sleeves.
~His black bow tie is permanently attached.

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~His wears pleated black/beige plaid trousers.
~His lil' spats are painted.

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~I sculpted his pumpkin from clay.
~It's painted, antiqued and sealed.
~It is adorned with a stick stem, a sprig of grapevine and black ribbon.
~It can be removed from his hand. But trust me... He loves it and would truly be sad if you did.

~Sorry, you'll have to get your own little gourds. Those are mine. But I'll be happy to give you some dried maples leaves.

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Count Drac

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~Lil' Count Drac's round, pasty white noggin is made from stained, painted and sanded cotton.
~His wooden jointed body and limbs are made from dried hardwood cut with the ax I swung myself.
~He's approx. 11" long. 8" high in the seated position.

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~Artist pencils and paint were used for his vampire semitransparent pale blue eyes.
~His wee fangs and widow's peak hairdo are also painted.
~His nose, mouth and eyebrows are needle sculpted.
~He has little ears, too!

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~His little buddy Victor the Happy Vampire Bat is sculpted from clay, is painted, sealed and is adorned with black and red ribbon.
~He can be removed from his hand. But neither one would be very happy.
~His lined Dracula cape and double breasted black and blood red broadcloth suit w/tails has seed bead buttons.

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~He wears a white broadcloth dress shirt with cuffs and blood red bow tie.

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~He wears lil' white socks and lil' black scoots.
~Sorry, you'll have to get your own little gourds. Those are mine. But I'll be happy to give you some dried maples leaves.

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President George Washington

President George Washington couldn't tell a lie. Neither can I. The story about him chopping down the cherry tree was never proven. But it's still a great story.
He was an extremely amazing man who was honest, had integrity and was highly respected by all even to this day. Myself included.

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~President Washington's round noggin is made from stained, painted and sanded cotton
~His wooden jointed body and limbs are made from dried hardwood cut with the ax I swung myself.
~He wears a navy blue broadcloth military jacket lined with gold broadcloth.

~It is adorned with gold seed bead buttons and wee gold epaulettes.

~His ruffled shirt and knickers are cotton.
~His boots are black broadcloth.
~He is approx. 11" tall, 8" high in the seated position.


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~Paint and artist pencils were used for his eyes.
~He has a needle sculpted nose, eyebrows and mouth.
~He wears removable wire spectacles.
~He's got lil' ears, too!
His hair is needle felted wool and is in the traditional colonial style tied in a queue.

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~I sculpted his ax and wee cherry from clay.
~They are painted and sealed.

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Benjamin Franklin


Sure we all know about the electricity thing but did you know ol' Ben invented the bifocal? (From the bottom of my heart, THANK YOU Mr. Franklin!) I'm also grateful for his Franklin Stove invention. It kept me toasty warm growing up in my childhood home.

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~Mr. Franklin's round noggin is made from stained, painted and sanded cotton.
~His wooden jointed body and limbs are made from dried hardwood cut with the ax I swung myself.
~He wears a brown broadcloth jacket lined with tan broadcloth.
~It is adorned with gold seed bead buttons.
~His ruffled shirt and knickers are cotton.
~His boots are black broadcloth.
~He is approx. 11" tall, 8" high in the seated position.


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~Ben's patriotic kite is adorned with a key!



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General Ulysses S. Grant

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General Robert E. Lee

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Close up of him...

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The Civil War Boys

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