Cross of Thorns

  • Advertise with us
Project by Cozmo35 posted 04-20-2012 12:16 AM 2117 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Cross of Thorns
Cross of Thorns No picture No picture No picture No picture No picture
Zoom Pictures

This cross started out as a chair rail in a bank that was built in 1899. The building was torn down and I found this board (and two others) sticking out of a dumpster headed for who knows where. Now it is a 12 X 17.5 inch (3/4 thick) Walnut cross hanging in my house.

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

10 comments so far

View Maveric777's profile


2693 posts in 3219 days

#1 posted 04-20-2012 12:19 AM

What an awesome reuse of the dumpster find my friend! One of my favorites of yours… Well done mike!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

View DaytonHM's profile


129 posts in 2484 days

#2 posted 04-20-2012 12:47 AM

WOW!! Not on my best day! That is a nice piece of work :)


-- DaytonHM Dayton Va.

View jerrells's profile


918 posts in 3027 days

#3 posted 04-20-2012 01:00 AM

JUST great looking. Would you share the source of the pattern?

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.

View Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)'s profile

Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

9237 posts in 3062 days

#4 posted 04-20-2012 01:13 AM

I really love this design! You sure make beautiful crosses! This one is so pretty! Great story, too. :)


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

View Woodenwizard's profile


1340 posts in 3185 days

#5 posted 04-20-2012 02:07 AM

A great find, great creativity, and a great project.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

View rance's profile


4263 posts in 3303 days

#6 posted 04-20-2012 02:51 AM

I love reusing materials. Nicely done on the cross.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

View deon's profile


2522 posts in 3168 days

#7 posted 04-20-2012 08:26 AM

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

View Jason's profile


659 posts in 3650 days

#8 posted 04-20-2012 03:44 PM

Great score on the wood. It gives the piece even more character.

-- Jason - Colorado Springs

View Bearpie's profile


2601 posts in 3160 days

#9 posted 04-20-2012 06:20 PM

Beautiful, I like this one!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

View GaryD's profile


623 posts in 3511 days

#10 posted 04-20-2012 07:39 PM

Now that is what I call recyling!!!!!!!!!!!

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

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics