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I created this pattern and plaque a few years ago, but it remains one of my favorites. I thought it would be appropriate to post it here on Easter.

The plaque is 16” x 12” walnut. The overlay pieces are as follows:

Lettering and grape vine border – 1/8” oak
Cross and halo – 1/8” yellow heart
Christ figure – 1/8” aspen

The finish is spray polyurethane.

I designed the plaque after seeing the saying on it. I liked it and thought it would be an inspiration to many. The pattern is available on my site (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com/product/SLD110)

I hope you like it. :)

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"





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Jamie Speirs

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#1 posted 122 days ago

Very nice Sheila.
Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Paul Maurer

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#2 posted 122 days ago

Good work. Happy Easter.

-- Psalm 62: 11 Once God has spoken; twice have I heard this: that power belongs to God, 12 and steadfast love belongs to you, O Lord. For you repay to all according to their work

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1Woody

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#3 posted 122 days ago

that is beautiful Shelia Great job, guessing I am going to have to order that one sometime soon.
Thank you for sharing.

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Handtooler

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#4 posted 122 days ago

And a Happy Easter to you. Remember “He is risen”! That plaque is ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL.

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343 bassboy40@msn.com

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HillbillyShooter

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#5 posted 122 days ago

Lovely design and beautiful work—most fitting for the season. Thanks for the inspirational post.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Blackie_

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#6 posted 122 days ago

Thanks sharing with us something special on Easter Shelia, a very nice Plaque, Happy Easter!

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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Celticscroller

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#7 posted 122 days ago

Perfect project for the day! Very beautifully done.

-- Anna http://richmondcarvers.com/

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BertFlores58

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#8 posted 122 days ago

Hi Sheila,
Thanks for sharing the message! I can see how precise the cutting was done, the proportion and location of the letters, and finally the colors in monochrome brown background making emphasis on white Jesus on the cross.
Happy easter.

-- Bert

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#9 posted 122 days ago

Thank you all for the very kind comments. I am very glad you all like the plaque and appreciate them a lot. I wasn’t on the computer much yesterday, as we had company, but it was nice to so many kind and supportive thoughts.

Thank you again! Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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Gary

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#10 posted 121 days ago

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Surfside

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#11 posted 120 days ago

This is amazing! Very well executed.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#12 posted 120 days ago

Thank you Surfside! :)

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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Roger

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#13 posted 96 days ago

Tis beautiful

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#14 posted 95 days ago

Thank you Roger – it is one of my all time favorites. :)

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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