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Project by deon posted 06-29-2013 06:36 PM 953 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

53 cm by 43 cm. Endgrain centre in local olive with borders in walnut (local 18th century), some kind of wood I do not know, and cypress (16th century Tuscany) for the frame.

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HillbillyShooter

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#1 posted 06-29-2013 06:43 PM

Beautiful use of grain—outstanding job! Thanks for sharing.

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#2 posted 06-29-2013 10:12 PM

WOW…you have a lot of work in this. Very nice cross! Love the way you put the patterns together.

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#3 posted 06-29-2013 10:25 PM

Awesome work.

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#4 posted 06-30-2013 10:07 AM

Great project, nice use of end-grain and choice of wood, a very unusual era project!!!
Love the smell of fresh cut Cypress

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#5 posted 07-01-2013 03:20 AM

DEON ERES UN GENIO!!!!!!
ESE TRABAJO ES UNA OBRA DE ARTE EN MADERA :-)

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#6 posted 07-02-2013 03:29 PM

Fantastic cross! Like those pretty and interesting patterns on wood, very creative. Amazing work!

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#7 posted 07-02-2013 03:33 PM

This is really nice. Congratulations.

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#8 posted 11-22-2013 09:44 AM

Amazing workmanship.

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lizardhead

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#9 posted 11-29-2013 06:45 PM

Deon: I love it. Thanks, I’ll keep that one in mind for sure.

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#10 posted 11-29-2013 08:51 PM


YOW !very well done. looks great.

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