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Project by jerrells posted 01-31-2015 02:28 PM 884 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this overlay cross plaque to be donated to our Church School auction and gala. It is made out of 1/2 soft curly maple and the overlay cross is walnut. The backer boards are 1/8 Baltic birch plywood with a very light walnut stain. The plaque measures 9 and 1/2 by 7 and 3/4 and can either be placed on a stand or hung on the wall. I used a number “0” blade for the overlay cross and found that by slowing my saw I had perfect coltrol of all cuts

I do hope that this will get at least $5 for the school.

Thanks for looking.

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.





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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#1 posted 01-31-2015 02:32 PM

It came out very nice, Jerrell! I love the colors you used for the stain and natural wood colors. :)

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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#2 posted 01-31-2015 02:48 PM

Looks very nice. Hope it does good for your church.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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#3 posted 01-31-2015 02:51 PM

I’d bet it bring more than $5. Very nicely done.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#4 posted 01-31-2015 03:38 PM

You did a fine job on this, Jerrells.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#5 posted 01-31-2015 03:55 PM

Very beautiful. I really love it. Such intricate work must have taken a long time. It paid off though.

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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#6 posted 01-31-2015 09:30 PM

Very detailed.I am glad you use right and left curves which looks very nice.

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#7 posted 01-31-2015 10:01 PM

I think it is worth much more than that Jerrell. It’s fantastic! The woods are good contrast

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#8 posted 01-31-2015 10:22 PM

Very nicely done. Where did you get the pattern if you don’t mind me asking?? Thanks.

-- John T.

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#9 posted 02-01-2015 08:07 AM

Looks great

-- Dreaming patterns

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#10 posted 02-01-2015 11:16 AM

Nice work! I’ll give you $6 right now.

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#11 posted 02-01-2015 01:43 PM

Beautiful!

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#12 posted 02-03-2015 03:04 PM

Love the scroll work.

-- Richard, Temple, GA.....If I smell of sawdust then I was having fun

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