Just finished and mounted for Holy Week 2012

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Project by Alan Young posted 04-06-2012 12:47 PM 1494 views 13 times favorited 13 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 04-06-2012 12:51 PM

Very nice cross a most unique design and finely done.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 04-06-2012 12:53 PM

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 04-06-2012 12:58 PM

wow. That is gorgeous. Well done!

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#4 posted 04-06-2012 03:23 PM

Double Wow!

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#5 posted 04-06-2012 09:58 PM

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 04-06-2012 11:22 PM

Beautiful work.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#7 posted 04-07-2012 01:07 AM

Great looking cross. Nice design and use of woods.

Happy Easter !!!

-- Oldworld, Fair Oaks, Ca

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#8 posted 04-07-2012 03:24 AM

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 04-07-2012 03:34 AM

Very cool looking.

-- --Rev. Russ in NY-- A posse ad esse

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#10 posted 04-07-2012 08:33 AM

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

-- Douwe

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#11 posted 04-07-2012 06:50 PM

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

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#12 posted 11-03-2015 12:49 PM

Beautiful work.

-- Dave, from Canada,

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#13 posted 11-03-2015 09:58 PM

It’s a beautiful crossand nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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