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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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jerrells

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#1 posted 1242 days ago

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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GMman

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#2 posted 1242 days ago

That is very nice work

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RexMcKinnon

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#3 posted 1242 days ago

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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rance

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#4 posted 1242 days ago

Very nice work, and very nice gesture.

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

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BertFlores58

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#5 posted 1242 days ago

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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Alexander

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#6 posted 1242 days ago

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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tdv

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#7 posted 1242 days ago

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

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

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Cozmo35

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#8 posted 1242 days ago

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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deon

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#9 posted 1242 days ago

Delicate work. Well done.

-- Dreaming patterns

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Maveric777

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#10 posted 1242 days ago

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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Bearpie

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#11 posted 1242 days ago

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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wiswood2

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#12 posted 1242 days ago

great job very very nice.
Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

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BritBoxmaker

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#13 posted 1242 days ago

Excellent scroll work there, Coz.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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a1Jim

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#14 posted 1241 days ago

Beautiful work Cozmo

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Monty Queen

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#15 posted 1241 days ago

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

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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