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Project by Cozmo35 posted 10-17-2012 12:46 AM 1147 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I decided to incorporate some metal into my work.

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





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Monte Pittman

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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?

-- Joel

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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 :)

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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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!

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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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!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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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.

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#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.

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

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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!! :)

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#10 posted 10-17-2012 03:00 PM

Sorry Cozmo,

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!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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Cozmo35

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#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.

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

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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!

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Cozmo35

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#15 posted 10-18-2012 08:24 PM

I like that perspective! :0)

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

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