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  • The first recorded date of Christmas being celebrated on December 25th was in 336, during the time of the Roman Emperor Constantine. A few years later, Pope Julius I officially declared that the birth of Jesus would be celebrated on that day.
  • Santa Claus's sleigh is led by eight reindeer: Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Dunder (variously spelled Donder and Donner), and Blixem (variously spelled Blixen and Blitzen), with Rudolph being a 20th-century inclusion.
  • Outdoor Christmas lights on homes evolved from decorating the traditional Christmas tree and house with candles during the Christmas season. Lighting the tree with small candles dates back to the 17th century and originated in Germany before spreading to Eastern Europe.
  • That big, jolly man in the red suit with a white beard didn’t always look that way. Prior to 1931, Santa was depicted as everything from a tall gaunt man to a spooky-looking elf. He has donned a bishop's robe and a Norse huntsman's animal skin. When Civil War cartoonist Thomas Nast drew Santa Claus for Harper's Weekly in 1862, Santa was a small elflike figure who supported the Union. Nast continued to draw Santa for 30 years, changing the color of his coat from tan to the red he’s known for today.
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  • Why do we love Christmas? It's all about the traditions. In this chaotic world we can miss the "good old days." Christmas reminds us of that time.

speeddy

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About speeddy

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  • Birthday 02/03/1950

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  • Location
    Beech Island SC
  • Biography
    Average
  • Interests
    Hunting Fishing,Scuba Diving For Sharkteeth Fossils
  • Occupation
    Welder
  • About my display
    I welded all my wireframes

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  1. speeddy

    Ideas For A Large Candy Cane

    I would use 3/8" cold roll clip lights on.
  2. speeddy

    My Display So Far....

    Good Job keep it up
  3. speeddy

    Designing a new Mega Pole and Have a question

    If the black pipe is threaded its sch 40 and up.
  4. speeddy

    Led Palm Tree At Lowe's In Evans Ga

    Yeah I made the Merry Christmas sign with flower on corner.Frames around windows that hold 3 colors and hotair ballon I made a tripod but he wanted it higher.I made close to 50 frames for putt-putt.Mind is on face book under Kim Adams
  5. speeddy

    Led Palm Tree At Lowe's In Evans Ga

    Happy to see somebody from my area.I live in Beech Island.I weld wireframes.I done Some wireframes for my sister I'm making her santa and deer now.She lives on Warren road.Good fine.
  6. speeddy

    Welding Aluminum Question

    w Welding aluminum with tig takes a lot time learning you got to work a remote with ya foot or a wheel on torch head. You will also need a water cooled tig with a water cooler rig and High frequency box with ac or a welder made for aluminum I got a miller DX 250 with water cooler and water tig rig.you use argon is a cheaper way to go or you can use helium.for spool gun miller matic 140 is the cheapest way to go on a mig setup easy to run a lot faster to weld.They use to have it so you could post pics on here If I get it figured out I will post some pic of some my alum welding.Good luck
  7. speeddy

    New Mini-Trees For 2012

    Good job I like ya table also keep the good work up.
  8. speeddy

    Folding Wireframe

    Looking for close up pics on how folding frames are made.I just want to see if there is a better idea. I haven't seen or used.Thanks for your time Have a great day.
  9. speeddy

    This Little Piggy Went To Market....

    lol nice
  10. speeddy

    What Would You Need To Do This?

    That is way too cool I bet it cost alot
  11. I would make wire frames with portable stands I make alot of mine this way so it don't take long to put out. Drop them in the stand and your ready to go This way you can racket strape the stands down on the trailer I made a merry Christmas sign for brother inlaw we road down the road pretty fast .Not on bulb can off or fell over. Web sign is th make for my wireframe now hope to have it up runing by middle of next month maybe sooner.
  12. speeddy

    Wireframe Clips For Sale

    Thanks for info sounds like a better deal to whom wants clips.Price around for a 1000 shipping included.
  13. speeddy

    Need To Buy.........

    How many you looking for
  14. speeddy

    Wireframe Clips For Sale

    I got wireframe clips for sale made from pvc will last longer than plastic clips. white,green 3/16 300 clips $12.00 shipping includied. white,green 3/16 500 clips $28.00 shipping included white green 3/16 1000 clips $36.00 shipping included. green 1/4 300 clips $12.00 shipping included green 1/4 500 clips $28.00 shipping included green 1/4 1000 clips $36.00 shipping included Shipping will be flat rate shipping. anybody interested you can e mail me I will give you all paypal info e mail address dadam2001@comcast.net Thanks Kim
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