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Project by snoman1973 posted 02-23-2014 08:26 PM 657 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This walnut wall cross is a Steve Good pattern but ,as always, I can’t leave well enough alone. I cut it from 3/4 in. thick walnut instead of 1/4 in. thick like the plans call for. I then used a reclaimed tongue and groove board that’s been kicking around the shop for the “stained glass” church window shaped back board. I cut 2 pieces, split one, then glued it to each side of the full board for a nice rustic look. To bring out the grain contrast i did a light sanding with 80 grit on an orbital palm sander.

-- The wood often tells me what it wants to be... great... now the voices in my head have company....





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steve_in_ohio

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#1 posted 02-23-2014 09:34 PM

wow, the cross turned out beautiful, great work

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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snoman1973

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#2 posted 02-23-2014 10:05 PM

Thank you :)

-- The wood often tells me what it wants to be... great... now the voices in my head have company....

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Rick

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#3 posted 02-24-2014 01:16 AM

Very Nice Project Indeed! Great Workmanship! Thanks For Sharing!

Rick

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#4 posted 02-24-2014 05:35 AM

Absolutely amaizing scrolling project.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#5 posted 02-24-2014 01:42 PM

do you have a link to the pattern, i think it’s great and would love to try it myself.

-- John Gray

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#6 posted 02-24-2014 02:03 PM

pattern

Here’s a link to the .pdf file for the cross.

-- Dan Snow & Son Wooden Toys & Gifts

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#7 posted 02-24-2014 02:31 PM

You really did a nice job on this.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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