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This was a gift for a 1st Holy Communion. It’s 3/4” Walnut, finished with 3 coats of Danish Oil, and cut with a #5 Ultra Reverse Tooth (flying Dutchman) blade.

-- John Gray





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BTKS

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#1 posted 1198 days ago

Beautiful work. I’m sure it will be an honored heirloom for generations to come.

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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jerrells

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#2 posted 1198 days ago

Great looking work,

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

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William

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#3 posted 1198 days ago

Looks wonderful. As a fellow scroller, I couldn’t have done better if I tried. How did the danish oil do down in all the cutout areas?

-- http://wddsrfinewoodworks.blogspot.com/

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Cozmo35

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#4 posted 1198 days ago

I’ve cut my share of crosses and this is NICE.

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

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John_G

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#5 posted 1197 days ago

@William, i had to basically pour it on the cross and then kinda shake off the access….it worked well in my opinion…..

-- John Gray

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therookie

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#6 posted 1197 days ago

where did you get the pattern?

-- http://aewoodworks.webs.com

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John_G

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#7 posted 1197 days ago

here’s the info and the pattern: http://www.scrollsawer.com/patterns/victorian-fretwork-cross.html

-- John Gray

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#8 posted 1197 days ago

That is quite a wonderful cross, John! I love the flowing style and the way you made it look so delicate. I haven’t used Danish oil much, but now I want to try. Everything from the style down to the finish is just beautiful. She is going to love it! :)

Great job! Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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