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Project by jerrells posted 09-11-2013 04:02 PM 1134 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 09-11-2013 04:05 PM

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 09-11-2013 04:07 PM

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 09-11-2013 04:17 PM

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 09-11-2013 07:06 PM

The box turned out really great.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#5 posted 09-11-2013 08:41 PM

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

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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kdc68

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#6 posted 09-11-2013 08:41 PM

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 09-11-2013 09:02 PM

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 09-11-2013 11:26 PM

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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#9 posted 09-11-2013 11:26 PM

Awesome job and great pattern Sheila

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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#10 posted 09-12-2013 12:25 AM

Very nice box, terrific work, I love it.

-- Tom D

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Dan Krager

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#11 posted 09-12-2013 01:07 AM

Nicely done!
DanK

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

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Vicki

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#12 posted 09-12-2013 01:58 AM

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 09-12-2013 02:26 AM

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 09-12-2013 02:45 AM

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 09-12-2013 03:44 PM

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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