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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





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 536 days ago

Very nice

-- 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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Roger

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#2 posted 536 days ago

Very nice. Very spiritual

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

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Jamie Speirs

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#3 posted 536 days ago

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 533 days ago

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 533 days ago

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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LittlePaw

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#6 posted 530 days ago

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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