Nativity Scene Ornament

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Project by jerrells posted 09-13-2011 09:49 PM 1788 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is another in the series of Nativity ornaments that I am making for the Christmas craft show that I will be in Oct. 1st. This one proved to be a challange from several standpoints. First of all I modified the pattern, somewhat, to be what I consider more correct. In making this change I had to figure a way to make sure the star was still supported. Second areas like the shepards staff are 1/16 inch wide. the whole thing is 5 1/4 inches tall and 2 3/4 inches wide.

It will get a coat of light walnut and some spray shellac.

Thanks for looking

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

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#1 posted 09-14-2011 02:28 AM

That is a nice looking ornament. I can tell you spent some time on it. keep up the good work.

-- Measure twice, cut once, and hope for the best.

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#2 posted 09-15-2011 12:55 AM

Your ornament is really outstanding, Jerrell! That is so pretty! I can see why it was difficult to cut. You did a great job though and I think the final results is well worth it!


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

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