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Project by jerrells posted 316 days ago 1093 views 3 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just finished this traditional Nativity box depicting the Nativity of our Lord Jesus. Made from ½ maple and finished with Danish Oil Medium Walnut. The sides fit together with slots glued together and the glued to the base.

This was made for a friend and now customer

This is a Shelia Landry pattern and can be found on her web-site

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.





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HillbillyShooter

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#1 posted 316 days ago

Very nicely done, but I have one question. Why are the Wise Men on the front and the Manger with the Christ child, Mary and Joseph on the back? I would have thought it would be the reverse.

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

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jerrells

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#2 posted 316 days ago

HillyBilly – Just the way the lid is positioned. That is all – the lid can be turned around and I should have.

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.

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HillbillyShooter

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#3 posted 316 days ago

Thanks for the clarification—for some reason I thought the lid was hinged and didn’t realize it could be repositioned. Still, very nicely done, jerrells! Great pattern from Shelia Landry!

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

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scrollingmom

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#4 posted 316 days ago

The box turned out really great.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#5 posted 316 days ago

Wow, Jerrell! That looks fabulous! You really did a great job (and you make me look good!) I love seeing you enjoy my patterns and I hope you had fun making it! :)

Sheila

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts Magazine, If you like reading my blog, come visit at Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"

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kdc68

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#6 posted 316 days ago

Wow… excellent work… this is the second project I’ve seen here recently with perfect crisp lettering….

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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Surfside

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#7 posted 316 days ago

Absolutely an incredible job and to share this on such a great day. Wonderful! Wood art.

-- "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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bowtie

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#8 posted 316 days ago

very nice, it would look so cool at night with some led candles in it

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

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hoss12992

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#9 posted 316 days ago

Awesome job and great pattern Sheila

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tomd

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#10 posted 316 days ago

Very nice box, terrific work, I love it.

-- Tom D

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Dan Krager

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#11 posted 316 days ago

Nicely done!
DanK

-- Dan Krager, Olney IL http://www.kragerwoodworking.weebly.com

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Vicki

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#12 posted 316 days ago

You did a fantastic job with this intricate project. Beautiful, I know your friend just loves it.

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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jerrells

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#13 posted 316 days ago

Thank you all for your kind words and comments

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.

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RayF

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#14 posted 316 days ago

Great looking box! I’m working on one myself right now. I’m doing mine in white oak. Hope mine turns out to look as nice as yours.

Ray F

-- Ray F - Onalaska, Wisconsin

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Kaleb the Swede

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#15 posted 315 days ago

Really nicely done Jerrells. A true testament to what Christmas is. Great design too by Sheila

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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