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Bubinga and Oak Cross with Maple inlay

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Project by JR_Dog posted 01-21-2012 07:17 AM 882 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this for my father in law for Christmas this year; it was a fun project and he seemed to really like the fact that everyone including my wife and 3 kids all chipped in to do some sanding or cutting to make it for him. I still have a lot to learn about finishing but overall it came out nice and he loved it. We recessed a brass inlay that said “From your family with love” in Italian on the back and bought him a matching Rosary… Since he’s full blooded Italian and very religious we all felt this would be a perfect gift for him.





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#1 posted 01-21-2012 07:41 AM

Good job.looks good

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 01-21-2012 05:54 PM

A very nice gift for a loved one. Looks like you and your family did fine job making the gift. Well done.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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#3 posted 01-23-2012 04:38 AM

Excellent work and even better sentiment from the entire family. This will be cherished for the rest of his life. Good work, keep it up.

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

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