The Lord Last Supper

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Project by sedcokid posted 12-19-2016 08:14 PM 1434 views 16 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A lady in Florida who has purchased several items, contacted me asking if I would be interested doing another project for her, of course I replied. She began telling me she had seen a piece of ‘art work’ in a church in Minnesota and would send me a pencil sketch. When I received it I asked if she could possibly get a photo of the item, she contacted the church they in turn sent my customer several photos of the item. I inquired as to the size of the item in the photo she said it was 8 feet from end to end she didn’t know the height. I asked her what length she had in mind, about 3 feet. So I began doing some calculations this is what I came up with, she wanted two and didn’t care about the material. I made one from Black Walnut, i applied Danish Oil to that one. The other I made from Red Oak stained and applied several coats of poly.

To give a bit of description of the item there are twelve crosses, including one for Christ, one is inverted representing Peter who felt unworthy to die upright like his Master. The one next to The Christ cross represents John The Beloved disciple. The one to the far right represents Judas who betrayed his Master for thirty pieces of silver.

All comments are welcome and thanks for taking the time to take a look!

The Sedcokid
aka Chuck Emery

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#1 posted 12-19-2016 08:18 PM

That’s really cool, Chuck!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#2 posted 12-19-2016 08:35 PM

Thanks Charlie

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#3 posted 12-19-2016 08:48 PM

Magnificent! Thanks for sharing.

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343

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#4 posted 12-19-2016 10:07 PM

Nice work Chuck. Are you coming to Florida this winter? Would live to meet up with you.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#5 posted 12-19-2016 11:30 PM

That is really awesome, Chuck. Thanks for the description as well. I think she will be very pleased.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#6 posted 12-19-2016 11:44 PM

Beautiful work, Chuck. I’ll bet she is really pleased with them!!


-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#7 posted 12-20-2016 01:41 AM

Looks to be a great job from going from a picture. Well done Chuck.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#8 posted 12-20-2016 05:24 AM

nice work and very meaningful

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#9 posted 12-20-2016 08:26 AM

Definitely an awesome project.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#10 posted 12-20-2016 01:05 PM

wow! this has got to be one of the coolest things I’ve seen here on LJ! Great job!

-- One good turn deserves another!

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#11 posted 12-20-2016 02:52 PM

That’s really nice! How did you do all the joints?

-- Jarrett - Mount Vernon, Ohio

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#12 posted 12-20-2016 04:35 PM

I really like this. Took a lot of precision to get everything right I bet. Great job!

-- Dave, York, PA, Wildside Woodworking

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#13 posted 12-20-2016 05:05 PM

What a neat project!

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#14 posted 12-20-2016 05:29 PM

great piece. Love the explanation for Peter, John and Judas. Truly awesome.

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#15 posted 12-20-2016 06:02 PM

Thanks everyone for your comments!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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