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Comment by An Idle Dad on March 26, 2014 at 5:34pm

I just cut a hole in the jar's tin lid, then drilled a hole approximately the same size in the wood. Sanded it smooth, used self tapper screws to connect the lid to the shelf and - done. 

Sugar in the water keeps the flowers fresh for ages longer than normal. 

Comment by Liam Strain on March 26, 2014 at 2:34pm

huh.. interesting idea. I was pondering doing similar with a piece of lab ware, and the stem coming up through the wood...but had not worked out the details.

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