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Project by jerrells posted 295 days ago 861 views 2 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my latest cutting that I just finished today. This will be one of the center pieces of my display and the Richardson Senior Center Craft Fair. A Christmas Nativity box, lined inside. This type of cutting must have a lining because the cuts in the walls and top are to fragile by themselves. The box can be used for holiday berries, Christmas cards or many other uses. I hope you enjoyed looking at it.

This is a Steve Good pattern and can be found on his WEB-Site. I did modify the pattern some. It had a crown on Mary’s head and, to me, that is not correct – so I removed it.

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





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HillbillyShooter

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#1 posted 295 days ago

Very, very nicely done—most attractive! Although, I personally would have preferred a hallo for Mary.

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

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#2 posted 295 days ago

Very beautiful work, Jerrell! :)

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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jroot

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#3 posted 295 days ago

I see a halo for Mary.

Well done, jerrells

-- jroot

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hoss12992

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#4 posted 295 days ago

Great job

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 295 days ago

Super piece. Very good work on that one!!!

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

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Sandra

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#6 posted 295 days ago

Very nicely done!

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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Monte Pittman

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#7 posted 295 days ago

Really awesome work.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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CFrye

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#8 posted 295 days ago

Beautifully cut and wonderful centerpiece Jerrel. Steve has so many good patterns. I appreciate your modification. Thank you for sharing. Hope you do well at the craft fair! When is it?

-- God bless, Candy

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Boxguy

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#9 posted 294 days ago

Jerrels, very nice job on the scroll work. You might try making the box and then applying the scroll work. Bob and I made this box and it turned out well.

With a little planning, you could oversize the scroll work slightly and then trim it to size after it is applied.

This is another technique. (Zoom and go to image #5.) In this case the scroll work is thicker and has a piece of veneer applied to the back. White glue was applied to the scroll work, dried, and then the veneer was stuck on with a hot iron. The scrolled top is inset just like the bottom of the box.

Keep boxing and keep posting.

-- Big Al in IN

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EMVarona

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#10 posted 294 days ago

Love it! Neatly done.

-- Ed "Real happiness is one that you share."

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Francois Vigneron

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#11 posted 294 days ago

I know it’s too early but thanks to your project, here is my first “Merry Christmas !” of the year :) Thanks for sharing.

-- Francois Vigneron, Gif-sur-Yvette, France & Altadena, CA

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marka1969

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#12 posted 293 days ago

You’ve done a really nice job. I’ve. Made this box myself in the past. Its a fun project that looks nice, sand doesn’t take that long to finish. Keep up the good work

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scrollingmom

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#13 posted 293 days ago

Nice job. That turned out wonderful.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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Kuroijax

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#14 posted 293 days ago

Very nice.

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Surfside

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#15 posted 293 days ago

Flawless scroll saw work! Really nice pattern and the idea is flowing. Astounding box!

-- "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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