Just finished and mounted for Holy Week 2012

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Project by Alan Young posted 874 days ago 985 views 12 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This cross was commissioned as a memorial and is made from Walnut, Maple and Sapele. 77” H, 50” W.
I made a smaller version (aprox 18”h x 12”w) of this design last October.


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#1 posted 874 days ago

Very nice cross a most unique design and finely done.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 874 days ago

Really nice work! Do you use a scroll or band saw?

-- Michiganmark, I dream in wood......I'll blame it on my grandfather

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#3 posted 874 days ago

wow. That is gorgeous. Well done!

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#4 posted 874 days ago

Double Wow!

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#5 posted 874 days ago

Gotta go with the rest here, very nicely done.

-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I

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#6 posted 874 days ago

Beautiful work.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#7 posted 873 days ago

Great looking cross. Nice design and use of woods.

Happy Easter !!!

-- Oldworld, Fair Oaks, Ca

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#8 posted 873 days ago

Wonderful cross. I really like the contrast, proportions and angles or is that angels? Nice work and happy Easter.

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

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#9 posted 873 days ago

Very cool looking.

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#10 posted 873 days ago

Thanks for sharing this beautyfull cross. It is a fine piece of woodworking.

-- Douwe

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#11 posted 873 days ago

Thanks everyone- Michiganmark- I don’t own a scroll saw-I used a band saw for the tapered cuts

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