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Around Christmas last year I made myself this cross. I’m a pastoral assistant at our church and I wanted my own cross to wear, instead of just one of the ones provided. It’s made of recycled oak from an old pallet joined by a cross-lap which I made using a crosscut sled on my table saw. The center brass is set in an 1/8 in. wide dado. The edge brass is just an angle cut and glued. Two eyelets on the back keep the string from moving so no one ever sees the knot.

-- Ni faru ion el ligno!





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 782 days ago

That is a sweet cross!!................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Tokolosi

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#2 posted 780 days ago

Nice inlay! And great looking cross!

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 780 days ago

Nice and simple but makes a big statement.

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-- 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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CFrye

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#4 posted 343 days ago

Oak and brass combo is striking Dave. Nicely done. The double eyelet/hidden knot is inspired ;-) I bet it starts a lot of conversations. Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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Dave Rutan

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#5 posted 342 days ago

CFrye, I do get a lot of compliments about it.

-- Ni faru ion el ligno!

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