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"Three Speckled Hens" style crosses

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Project by mspain77 posted 04-13-2017 08:46 PM 345 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Three Speckles Hens is a bi-annual arts and crafts event in Paso Robles, CA that we go to twice a year.

This one was a quick and dirty project for a family friend who loved the one I made for my mom and wanted one for herself and one as a Christmas present for her mother-in-law.

I used reclaimed cedar from an old built-in my neighbor tore out and got to test my band saw skills. Turns out I need some work in that area but this was a fun one. I used half laps to connect the boards in the middle and then used some Elmer’s glue under the paint to create the cracking, distressed look. $60 for the two and it only cost me the price of the metal roses. Not bad.

-- It's a BEAUTIFUL day to cut some wood & build something!





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 04-24-2017 01:30 AM

Nice crosses!!

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

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mspain77

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#2 posted 06-18-2017 05:30 AM

Just saw this comment…Thank you sir!

-- It's a BEAUTIFUL day to cut some wood & build something!

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