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JeffCarter

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About JeffCarter

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  • Birthday June 29

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  • Website URL http://www.flickr.com/photos/jeffcarter629/
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  • My favorite Christmas story Rudolph
  • Location Atlanta, GA
  • Biography I've been lighting up for Christmas since I was 4. I started a YouTube Channel with DIY videos for Outdoor Christmas Decorations. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLwTziyLSWWiCFTCIb-acUQ
  • Interests Vintage GE Christmas Lighting and Christmas Lighting History.
  • Occupation Broadcast Engineer
  • About my display I create lighted displays for my home, my office and for the homes of friends and family.

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  1. They should have gone mail order or at least offered that option. I would make their molds available to those who would like them but don't have a local retail option.
  2. Here's what I used for the Candle Halo's: https://www.mainewreathco.com/cgi/supplystore/commerce.cgi?cart_id=1500179044.220&product=Single_Rail_Wreath_Rings&pid=238&log_pid=yes Here are a couple of options for the Candle base: http://www.homedepot.com/p/Formufit-1-1-2-in-Furniture-Grade-PVC-External-Flat-End-Cap-in-White-10-Pack-F112EEC-WH-10/205749506 http://www.homedepot.com/p/Formufit-1-1-2-in-Furniture-Grade-PVC-Table-Screw-Cap-in-White-10-Pack-F112ECT-WH-10/205749505 Here's the Candle Socket I used: https://www.grandbrass.com/item/so731/lamp_sockets-e_26_medium_base-sign_and_carnival_sockets/ OR this one: https://www.grandbrass.com/item/so732/lamp_sockets-e_26_medium_base-sign_and_carnival_sockets/ For the Popular Mechanic's 1964 Santa here's the nose socket I used instead of the standard based one: https://www.grandbrass.com/item/so10035/lamp_sockets-e_12_candelabra_lamp_sockets-e_12_carnival_sockets/
  3. Here's the hand out with the hyperlinks. If the class inspired you to add a vintage element(s) to your display please post some pictures. If you have any questions feel free to reach out to me or others on Planet Christmas. We'll be glad to help! christmas expo 2017 handout Traditional Elements.doc
  4. Here's the hand out with the hyperlinks. If the class inspired you to add a vintage element(s) to your display please post some pictures. If you have any questions feel free to reach out to me or others on Planet Christmas. We'll be glad to help! christmas expo 2017 handout display.doc Here's the link to the thread about how to build a modern Bubble Tree that I talked about in my presentation.
  5. Here's the handout with hyperlinks from today's presentation. Thanks for taking part in today's class. christmas expo 2017 handout history.doc
  6. I have the honor of leading three classes at this year's Expo. I hope you can work at least one into your schedule. See you in Nashville!
  7. I'll be leading three classes this year. Stop by and say, "hi."
  8. Roll Call. Who's going to the Christmas Expo in Nashville this week?
  9. Here's a Dove design and pattern from an old Popular Mechanics Encyclopedia...
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  11. Congratulations! ;-)
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  14. If you can't find a projector, you can lay out a grid on a pattern and a matching one on a board and transfer it. Either way, here's some patterns: http://www.christmascraftsman.com/vintage-popular-mechanics-christmas-ideas.html
  15. If you need a replacement socket cover/candle for the red one, here's a source: https://www.grandbrass.com/category/candle_socket_covers-plastic_candle_covers-edisun/candle_socket_covers-plastic_candle_covers/