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The Wise Men

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Project by Woodenwizard posted 12-18-2011 08:41 PM 1455 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the second installment to the nativity set gifts I began giving last year. Last year was Mary, Joseph and the Baby Jesus. This year the three wisemen Nine sets in all. They are made with scrap maple, walnut and oak. The tallest one is about 3 1/2 inches. Finished with lemon oil and Deft clear lacquer.

Grace and Peace on every LJ family.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)





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Max

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#1 posted 12-18-2011 08:45 PM

Talk about raising the bar, these are really nice. Great work as usual.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#2 posted 12-18-2011 09:44 PM

These are great John ,very creative use of woods .

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Woodbutchery

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#3 posted 12-18-2011 09:45 PM

Very nice gifts and a great display of craftsmanship.

-- Making scrap with zen-like precision - Woodbutchery

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#4 posted 12-18-2011 10:10 PM

Great work, some real beauty’s

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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wkndwrnch

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#5 posted 12-19-2011 02:12 AM

I really like the detail. Impressive work. Did you freehand your design?

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#6 posted 12-19-2011 03:11 AM

Thanks Everyone for the kind words. Nothing like posting a project on LJ to make your day.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#7 posted 12-19-2011 04:01 AM

They look great! Love the colors.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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#8 posted 12-19-2011 04:48 AM

that is a very awesome Nativity. very unique design, and some fine cuttin to boot

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#9 posted 12-19-2011 07:24 AM

Amazing detail!

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"

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#10 posted 12-19-2011 06:30 PM

There’s no better use of scrap wood! Nice work, John!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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