Nativity Stable

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Project by Siegel_KenEvil posted 12-24-2010 11:32 PM 2615 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This gift for my sister was very easy and I feel it turned out pretty good. The timber-frame is made from stained 3/8 popular square dowels. All the joints are 1/8” mortise and tenon pinned with tooth-picks.

The back wall was originally all sanded grout with large aggregate. It busted when I tried to free it from it’s mold permanently. I put some of the large broken chunks back in the mold and filled again with sanded grout (no aggregate). I think it looks like a John Wayne Alamo model.

I’ve got 3D cad if anyone wants it.

-- Scott

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#1 posted 12-25-2010 04:54 AM

Nicely done!


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#2 posted 12-25-2010 08:37 AM

That turned out great. Seeing the back first, the Alimo was my first thought. I think it turned out better this way.
What did you use for the roof?

-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."

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#3 posted 12-26-2010 08:30 PM

I think iot looks great. A wonderful depiction of were out Lord was born. I really hope your sister enjoys it for years.

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

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#4 posted 06-10-2012 03:49 PM

This is way kool. My daughter has a very small nativity set of people & animals. Something like this would be perfect for her. Thnx for posting

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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