Chip carved cross

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Project by Roger Strautman posted 12-04-2012 11:36 PM 3596 views 13 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a piece that I make to bring in a few bucks and it becomes poplar this time of year. These are made of basswood and are approx. 9” x 14”

-- " All Things At First Appear Difficult"

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#1 posted 12-04-2012 11:49 PM

Beautiful Roger.

Good Luck on the sales.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#2 posted 12-04-2012 11:52 PM

Absolutely beautiful! Hope you do well in the sales department.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#3 posted 12-05-2012 12:02 AM

Believe me I didn’t post this here for sales. I have a hard enough time keeping up as it is.

-- " All Things At First Appear Difficult"

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#4 posted 12-05-2012 12:20 AM

Wow is that ever a beautiful cross!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#5 posted 12-05-2012 12:49 AM

Very incredible job. Awesome carving.

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

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#6 posted 12-05-2012 01:12 AM

Beautiful carving great job.

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 12-05-2012 01:23 AM


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

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#8 posted 12-05-2012 01:30 AM

oh Roger
This is SO beautiful
and the colouring/photo—it is glowing!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#9 posted 12-05-2012 01:38 AM

I have a lot of respect for the woodworkers that can produce this type of work, great piece

-- Norman

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#10 posted 12-05-2012 03:42 AM

Very nice!

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#11 posted 12-05-2012 01:08 PM

That is one beautiful Cross, the chip carving looks perfect.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#12 posted 12-05-2012 03:01 PM

I wish I could carve… 8-( but I lack the talent. I get so jealous of those who can! Well done Roger!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#13 posted 12-05-2012 03:48 PM

As uaual, Roger, your work is beautiful.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#14 posted 12-05-2012 04:56 PM

amazing! Merry Christmas!

-- "The beatings will continue until moral improves" -- Bart Ridings, Illinois

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#15 posted 12-05-2012 06:38 PM

Stunning! All your work is amazing!

-- I cut it twice and it's still too short!

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