A Personal Reminder

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Project by luv2learn posted 12-21-2012 04:45 PM 1768 views 9 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Christmas is a busy time of year and sometimes it can get overwhelming, at least for me. In the midst of getting gifts made and wrapped, and wondering if people will like what you have made for them I needed a personal reminder of the reason for this season. I made this simple Nativity Scene for my wife and I.

Merry Christmas from our home to yours!!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#1 posted 12-21-2012 04:47 PM

Beautiful work, Thanks for the reminder.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 12-21-2012 04:55 PM

Beautiful, and I could not agree with you any more. Would you mind sharing the source for your plans—they are very, very nice (as is all of your work)? Thanks for sharing. Thanks for the reminder. And, Merry Christmas to you and your family.

-- 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 12-21-2012 04:58 PM

Well said Lee, It’s the first reason for the season and we would like to wish you and yours a Very Merry and Warm Christmas season!
Your reminder is beautiful!
Happy Holliday’s My friend!

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#4 posted 12-21-2012 04:58 PM

Your nativity set is beautiful and thank you for sending out a reminder to all. Have a Merry Christmas, lots of prosperity and good health in the New Years.

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#5 posted 12-21-2012 05:40 PM

Spectacular job!

Something is wrong when a minority can rule the whole country on what CHRISTMAS is.

Not even Christmas decorations as such in some schools! ONLY WINTER HOLIDAY!


-- just rjR

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#6 posted 12-21-2012 05:47 PM

Beautiful work!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#7 posted 12-21-2012 05:47 PM

Beautiful work, and your so right ..reason for the season, thank you for sharing.

-- Pete in NC

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#8 posted 12-21-2012 05:58 PM

John, I apologize for not posting the source for the Nativity plans. I found them on Steve Goods website He is really a great educator and promoter of scrolling and he operates on a donation basis.

The scroll work is made of cedar and the background is birch stained first with golden oak, I thought is was too light so I went over it with a walnut stain. I finished it with three coats of high gloss spray lacquer.

Just an aside, my down draft dust collection system works beautifully. I really appreciated it when cutting the cedar figures.

I am blessed to have found LJs this past year. You are a great bunch of folks.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#9 posted 12-21-2012 08:40 PM

Wonderful job! A great reminder for us the true meaning of Christmas. Bonus is that you can easily set it up
on any table or wherever place you want to show it.

Merry Christmas to all!


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#10 posted 12-21-2012 09:41 PM

Beautiful work! Great to make something for yourself once in a while!
Merry Christmas!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#11 posted 12-21-2012 10:36 PM

Lovely work. Steve Good is a great teacher. I watch his vids on YouTube.

This is a great and elegant reminder of what the season is all about. Great work,


-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland -

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#12 posted 12-21-2012 10:48 PM

Nice work.

Merry Christmas to all from DownUnder (you are invited to imagine the summer weather we are now experiencing !)

-- Bandsawn Box Plans available at ~

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#13 posted 12-22-2012 12:13 AM

I agree. This is thee reason for the season. Very nicely done. I like it’s small size, but, big statement. Merry Christmas to you and yours. Have a safe holiday season.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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