Memorial Cross

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Project by rrdesigns posted 630 days ago 611 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first attempt ever at hand carving. The cross stands six feet high and is made of walnut with a spalted walnut base. I was struck by the gravity of the task and hope the clients have strong positive memories of their mother, may she rest in peace, every time they gaze upon this memorial.

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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#1 posted 630 days ago

Excellent work!

-- Newbie, aka Wood_Jedi,

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#2 posted 630 days ago

Nicely done. I assume it’s setting outside, what kind of finish are you putting on it?

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#3 posted 630 days ago

I used a basecoat of Boiled Linseed Oil and then several coats of General Finishes Outdoor Oil to seal it.

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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