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The Last Supper.

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Project by Raymond posted 04-30-2012 12:41 AM 2730 views 2 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It is finished. The Last Supper, 36” X 44” over 800 individual pieces. Made from several different species of wood such as Pine, Maple, Purple Heart, Oak, Red Wood, Aspen, Ebony, Walnut, Cedar, to name the ones I remember. Some pieces were stained different colors to get the effect I needed. I finished it up with 5 coats of polyurethane. This was a labor of love, working on it for the last 9 months. This is a gift for my wife who is also a pastor. It now hangs in our living room which is also our church for the time being until we find a building. Plans were from
Cherry Tree Toys. http://www.cherrytreetoys.com/Last-Supper-Intarsia-Plan-P4495.aspx

Jesus Christ is my lord and savior and I thank him for what he as done and continues to do for me and my family.

God Bless

Ray

-- Ray





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SawdustTX

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#1 posted 04-30-2012 12:46 AM

Stunning. And conveys the greatest message of all time!

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MedicineMan

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#2 posted 04-30-2012 12:47 AM

Wow! Mighty fine job. You must really have some patience to put all that into so many pieces and make such a fine matching art-piece. Great job and subject.

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C_PLUS_Woodworker

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#3 posted 04-30-2012 03:38 AM

Ray

Thanks for posting this wonderful piece of work.

This should be in a tabernacle of some type or kind…......

I am sure it will have a great impact on those who see it, be it your family and younger people in your home or wherever you decide to display it.

Truly wonderful.

Says so much about you.

Thanks again.

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#4 posted 04-30-2012 08:18 AM

hi raymond truly a great piece well worth the effort thanks for showing

-- robert dignam

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#5 posted 04-30-2012 09:47 AM

Wow! That’s amazing work.

-- I may have lost my marbles, but I still have my love of woodworking

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#6 posted 04-30-2012 12:10 PM

It’s very nice. congratulations on a job well done.

helluvawreck
https://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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489tad

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#7 posted 04-30-2012 12:53 PM

Wow! Well done.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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simarilan

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#8 posted 04-30-2012 01:18 PM

very well done, a long project but the results are worth the effort

-- Quality is easy to see - but hard to explain

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wiswood2

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#9 posted 04-30-2012 03:11 PM

Very nice Ray.
Chuck
Wisconsin-Wood-Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

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Martyroc

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#10 posted 04-30-2012 10:20 PM

I don’t follow your religious views, but I know a great project by a master craftsman when I see it, and this is it. Awesome job.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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Hawaiilad

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#11 posted 04-30-2012 11:04 PM

That had to be a labor of love. Very nice and would be proud to hang that in my home….

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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bowtie

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#12 posted 04-30-2012 11:53 PM

Beautiful !

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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Raymond

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#13 posted 05-01-2012 03:33 AM

Thank you everyone for your very kind words. This is a great community we have here at Lumberjocks.

-- Ray

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#14 posted 05-01-2012 04:02 AM

A true labor of love,great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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