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Project by Nalter posted 805 days ago 2679 views 16 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finished this today, it is a gift for a family member. I cut the basic shape out of a bit of cherry that had been waiting for some attention. The hardest part for me was hand drilling/cutting each of the holes, most of my tools will not fit in areas that small. After that, I carved it down, shaped what I could with a rasp or file, then sanded, sanded, sanded. Finished with a bit of mineral oil and then waxed.

Thanks for looking.





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Steve Esterby

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#1 posted 805 days ago

very awesome !!

-- steve...e-mail-themantelshop@hotmail.com........remember,the best teacher is repetition.

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Jimthecarver

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#2 posted 805 days ago

Beautiful!

-- Can't never could do anything, to try is to advance.

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#3 posted 805 days ago

Absolutely beautiful! I don’t even want to venture a guess as to how many hours of sanding!

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#4 posted 805 days ago

What a great job! I love that. You have a major portion of patience!

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#5 posted 805 days ago

Magnificent! My wife loves celtic stuff. Of course, he maiden name was Danaher…

Looks like a Dremel would have been an asset in this job. Consider the design stolen.

Paul

-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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garriv777

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#6 posted 805 days ago

Very beautiful work!

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scrimman

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#7 posted 805 days ago

I do believe I’ve been outdone. Nice work there, Nalter. I like the pattern; you might want to consider it twice stolen! ;-) .

-- No matter where you go, there you are!

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#8 posted 805 days ago

This is truly beautiful…Great work!!

-- "With a little bit of faith, and some imagination, you can build anything!" Nate

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IndianJoe

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#9 posted 805 days ago

nice

-- Nimkee** Joe

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tomakazi

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#10 posted 805 days ago

great job!!

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

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#11 posted 805 days ago

As a builder of Band saw boxes, I have a good idea how many hours you have in sanding…very nice

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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eddie

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#12 posted 805 days ago

beautiful cross great job

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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mpounders

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#13 posted 805 days ago

Nice work! That really looks great.

-- Mike P., Arkansas, http://mikepounders.weebly.com

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#14 posted 804 days ago

what an incredible work of art…..

love the way it forms one continuous thread weaving through the entire cross pattern.

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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intheshop

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#15 posted 804 days ago

Simply Beautiful.

-- Cole - Rydal, GA

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