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I decided to incorporate some metal into my work.
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#1 posted 10-17-2012 12:50 AM
Interesting. Great scroll work.
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#2 posted 10-17-2012 01:23 AM
How did you make the spikes?
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#3 posted 10-17-2012 01:23 AM
Love the cross, not too sure about the studs. Maybe they’ll grow on me :)
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#4 posted 10-17-2012 03:44 AM
Nice cross, scroll work and design; but, may I ask what is the significance or reason for the spikes?
-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington
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#5 posted 10-17-2012 11:33 AM
Hellish cross, you should have photographed it upside down with those evil spikes ;)I guess most people would prefer it without them, but not me :D
Neat scrollwork mate!
-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...
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#6 posted 10-17-2012 12:08 PM
Nice spikes, but, may I ask what is the significance or reason for the cross?
Great work Coz!
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#7 posted 10-17-2012 12:12 PM
Killer work Mike! I personly dig the spikes. Addes a cool vibe to the piece. It makes me automatically think of a biker I know. If you look at him he looks meaner than a junk yard dog who would assume take you out than look at you twice… Then you find he is a God feering devout Christian man.
I love works of art like this…. You are a true artist my friend….
-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.
#8 posted 10-17-2012 02:14 PM
Thank you all for your comments. Bob, there is not really any significance or reason for the cross. I just made an attempt at being more creative in the design. I’m not a highly religious kinda guy although I do believe in god. I just like the way crosses look and use the symmetry to enhance the design.
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#9 posted 10-17-2012 02:37 PM
Cozmo,I think your cross is AWESOME looking, especially with the studs. I like the way the studs make the piece pop!Great work!!! How did you get the studs on there?
-- Russ and Christina enjoying life with our two poochies!! :)
#10 posted 10-17-2012 03:00 PM
I was kind of poking fun at “HillbillyShooter”’s comment – sort of twisting it around. What you made is art, and art doesn’t have to have a specific significance or reason – it’s just art. :-)
And in this case, it’s good art!
#11 posted 10-17-2012 05:30 PM
Thanks Bob! :-)
Bubba, the spikes are held on with a stud on the back side that has ridges in it. They are normally used for dog collars. I put a piece of wood on the spike and bumped it down with a small hammer onto the stud. I hope this explains it.
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#12 posted 10-17-2012 05:50 PM
I havn’t seen spikes like that since the 80’s!
-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush
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#13 posted 10-18-2012 01:09 PM
great scroll work again. Nice change of pace. I have been trying some of that as of late. Thanks for [posting.
-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.
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#14 posted 10-18-2012 04:51 PM
definitely different. The spikes possibly representing thorns.
-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!
#15 posted 10-18-2012 08:24 PM
I like that perspective! :0)
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