Roadside Cross

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Project by Jim Finn posted 03-13-2012 02:37 PM 1766 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this cedar cross, to order, to be put at a crash site on the side of the road. The cedar part is 30” tall and is 1” thick. I finished it with spar varithane and glued and nailed it together using titebond III. The cross is reinforced with weatherized yellow pine that can be driven into the ground. Local rules do not allow metal crosses so my customer ordered this one of wood.

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 03-13-2012 03:42 PM

A nice job for an unfortunate situation

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 03-14-2012 04:05 AM

That’s a nice cross Jim. I like your joinery, good job.

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

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#3 posted 03-14-2012 06:00 AM

Sorry about the cause of the project, but the customer should be quite satisfied with your work.
Nicely done Jim.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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#4 posted 05-08-2016 12:29 PM

Jim, that is one fine looking cross. I love the design!!


-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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