A hill called Calvary

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Project by pickpapa posted 04-09-2011 01:14 AM 1549 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This seems like a suitable post seeing as how we are coming up on Easter.
This is a mosaic wall hanging I made for my mother last mothers day. I used a 16 inch square piece of 1/4 in MDF as a backer. The inlayed pieces are 3/8 thick. The sky, including the angled (lightening strike), is all poplar. The ground, which I tried to make look like a hill, is walnut. The two crosses on the sides are alder and the center cross is aspen. The frame is mahogany which I bullnosed the front of and dadoed the rear to inclose the backer and the inlay. Mother loved it and showed it off to all her lady friends at church. Who knows, maybe this year she’ll get a “Andy inspired” palm box. I give God the glory for the ability to create this piece and also the glory for what took place on that hill!

-- Chuck.. aka Pickpapa`'`'`'`'`'` The Son is the radiance of God's glory and the exact representation of His being, sustaining all things by His powerful word. Heb. 1:3

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#1 posted 04-09-2011 02:06 AM

Nice work on this Devine topic. Using your skills to honor and praise the One you serve is a power testimony. Welcome to LJs. I’m looking forward to seeing that “HARVEST TABLE” you mention in your bio.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#2 posted 04-09-2011 02:35 AM

What a wonderful Gift, and the mosaic you made for your mother is a work of art. The Gift, which was given for all mankind, is the reason why we rejoice durring this time of year. He is risen, He is risen indeed!

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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#3 posted 04-09-2011 03:49 AM

I like it !

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#5 posted 04-10-2011 03:37 AM

Very nice! No wonder your mother was delighted. Thanks for sharing.


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#6 posted 04-22-2011 04:47 AM

This is extremely cool & beautiful at the same time. I hope you don’t mind if I copy the idea (or something close to it)! FYI… I work for the same carpenter as you…. definitely the master!!!

-- Alex -- "I will one day write something intelligent, witty, or humorous here"

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#7 posted 04-22-2011 01:21 PM

Beautiful wood seems only right fot the subject
Nice job

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

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