Heirloom Cross/Crucifix

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Project by mfwoodshop posted 01-28-2016 09:59 PM 604 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Earlier this month my Aunt Pam passed away. She spent her life as a Sister of the Holy Cross. She dedicated her life to God. She also inspired me to build my Grandmother Crucifix, witch was her mothers. I have had this cross in my house for years and always wanted to build one. While the family was in South Bend, IN. during the funeral. We stayed over night at the campus of the Holy Cross. Within the campus they had some great wood pieces that I drew inspiration from. By the time I left I knew I wanted to build a replication of my Grandmother Cross. Here is the process.


-- Thank You

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#1 posted 01-30-2016 03:21 AM

Mike, I can only commend you for your desire to honor your Aunt’s and Grandmother’s commitment to the Lord.
They are beautiful and most respectful of the lives those special ladies in your life. My compliments to your and your work.

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#2 posted 01-30-2016 03:35 AM

Beautiful work!

-- -Joe, If we weren't all crazy, we would go insane. -JB

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#3 posted 02-01-2016 04:30 PM

Great work, they are beautiful.
Thank you for sharing your inspirations.

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#4 posted 02-03-2016 09:49 PM

Great job Mike, they look beautiful. May your Aunt Pam rest in peace.

-- Steve - Front Royal, VA

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#5 posted 02-04-2016 08:53 PM

Beautiful work and great inspiration for it. My condolences on your loss, but a wonderful way to celebrate her and your grandmother.

-- VR, Richard "Fear is nothing more than a feeling. You feel hot. You feel hungry. You feel angry. You feel afraid. Fear can never kill you"--Remo Williams

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