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Project by jbschutz posted 10-27-2012 07:43 PM 1101 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Palm Crosses... These crosses are carved from the same Black Oak lumber mentioned in the previous post for the Black Oak Box. They are hand carved and have no finish. The oils from the hands of person holding the cross, become the finish and give the wood a rich patina. They are approx. 4.5 inches high and shaped to fit the hand.

-- jbschutz www.johnschutz.com





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 10-27-2012 08:07 PM

Very nice

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Roger

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#2 posted 10-27-2012 08:37 PM

Very nice. Very spiritual

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#3 posted 10-27-2012 08:43 PM

These are a very nice gift to make

I’ve seen them in hospice & hospital

they give great comfort.

What does the card say?

jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Boxguy

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#4 posted 10-30-2012 08:59 PM

John, nice project. I hope it brings comfort to others and gives you joy in making them. Anything that gives solace to troubled souls is to be praised. The notes are a nice addition.

Have you considered posting a full sized pattern, construction tips, and the script you use as part of your next post of these? It might be a good movement to promote among fellow Lumber Jocks.

-- Big Al in IN

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Boxguy

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#5 posted 10-30-2012 09:05 PM

John, nice project. I hope it brings comfort to others and gives you joy in making them. Anything that gives solace to troubled souls is to be praised. The notes are a nice addition.

-- Big Al in IN

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#6 posted 11-03-2012 03:11 AM

That IS a wonderful project.

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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mikethetermite

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#7 posted 10-19-2014 05:26 AM

Palm Crosses
John, nice project. What does the card say?

-- Mike The Termite ~~~~~ Working safely may get old, but so do those who practice it.

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