Purple Heart Cross

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Project by Cozmo35 posted 02-28-2011 05:22 PM 1743 views 6 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is made from Purple Heart and poplar. I made two of these for my neighbor’s granddaughters. I was really toughed because they loved them so much they started crying! WOW! A child’s tears will test a mans strength!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#1 posted 02-28-2011 05:25 PM

Very nich – I got to get in the garage and fix my lower clamp and get busy.

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

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#2 posted 02-28-2011 05:44 PM

That is very nice work

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#3 posted 02-28-2011 05:46 PM

Nice cross. Is this your pattern or copied from somewhere?

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#4 posted 02-28-2011 06:01 PM

Very nice work, and very nice gesture.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#5 posted 02-28-2011 06:04 PM

You really love the design of those cross! The way I look at it had a resemblance of boy scout’s emblem. Your neighbor will always remember you.. Keep it up.
God bless.

-- Bert

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#6 posted 02-28-2011 06:29 PM

very nice, as always!

-- John at Sugarloft Mountain........Don't argue with an idiot; people watching may not be able to tell the difference.

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#7 posted 02-28-2011 06:47 PM

I’m not surprised they loved them they are superb…....your usual standard

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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#8 posted 02-28-2011 07:05 PM

Rex, That is indeed my original patteren. If you’d like a copy, let me know.

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#9 posted 02-28-2011 07:33 PM

Delicate work. Well done.

-- Dreaming patterns

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#10 posted 02-28-2011 08:28 PM

Now that is nice!!!!! You come up with some of the coolest looking patterns for your crosses Mike. Then nail them with spot on craftsmanship. Good stuff bud…

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#11 posted 02-28-2011 08:29 PM

This is indeed lovely and I can certainly see why you were touched by your neighbors daughter’s tears, I got a lump in my throat when I read this! Yes, please, my wife who scroll saws is very interested in a copy of this pattern. Just let me know how much.

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#12 posted 02-28-2011 08:32 PM

great job very very nice.

-- Chuck, wiswood2

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#13 posted 02-28-2011 08:38 PM

Excellent scroll work there, Coz.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging.

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#14 posted 02-28-2011 09:20 PM

Beautiful work Cozmo

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#15 posted 02-28-2011 11:56 PM

Coz Awesome job again. I love those designs on that cross. Beautiful craftsmanship.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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