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    Can anyone help me out, I'm looking for a wooden yarn bowl for my sisters birthday in a couple of weeks. Preferably something local as a lot of them seem to be coming from overseas. Also looking for something that's closer to $50 rather than $100. What I'm looking for is something similar to these... have already looked in etsy but wondering if there might be a local yarn store etc somewhere that makes/sells them that I can buy from online and have posted to my mum.

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    I have never seen one but maybe somewhere like local 'maker's' markets? I know some of them let you put in orders so maybe fond someone who sells wooden things and see if they can make one?

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    Yeah it would mean I'd have to find a decent craft market though and then get there. I did think about whether or not the "Men's Shed" would do something like that for me, but DH doesn't think they would. Shame, as there are 2 within 5 mins to me and loads around locally too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by M'LadyEm View Post
    Yeah it would mean I'd have to find a decent craft market though and then get there. I did think about whether or not the "Men's Shed" would do something like that for me, but DH doesn't think they would. Shame, as there are 2 within 5 mins to me and loads around locally too.
    I would just go and have a look and ask. If not then there is etsy as y9ur backup.

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    I just googled it and this came up. IMG_1482889833.400861.jpg

    ETA: not the best pic but it is $25.99 and in Australia.

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    There is this one on the same website.

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    Quote Originally Posted by M'LadyEm View Post
    Yeah it would mean I'd have to find a decent craft market though and then get there. I did think about whether or not the "Men's Shed" would do something like that for me, but DH doesn't think they would. Shame, as there are 2 within 5 mins to me and loads around locally too.
    Go and ask. The men come from all backgrounds. You could also try the local wood turners guild.

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    What about at Southbank at the markets. I remember there use to be a guy that made so many beautiful things with wood

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    Quote Originally Posted by Happymum2 View Post
    I just googled it and this came up. Attachment 87459

    ETA: not the best pic but it is $25.99 and in Australia.
    I thought the same when I saw it earlier. Then when you go to check out it classifies Australia as international postage. Will have a better look when I'm home on my computer as have just been browsing on my phone today while we've been out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by M'LadyEm View Post
    I thought the same when I saw it earlier. Then when you go to check out it classifies Australia as international postage. Will have a better look when I'm home on my computer as have just been browsing on my phone today while we've been out.
    Just had a look on the computer and it directs you to the Australian website, postage $7.99 but it is sent from the USA. 8-12 days delivery.


 

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