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Handmade Wooden Crucifix
Handmade Wooden Crucifix
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Handmade Wooden Crucifix

I made this Cross for my wife when her Grandmother passed away. The design was based on the Crucifix in my church. The Cross was simple with just a dado in the middle to hold it together. The Christ was a little more complicated. It started with a componud cut on the scroll saw. The rest was sanding and detail work with a hand held grinder. The wood I used for the Cross was wenge. It is an exotic wood from Africia. The Christ was made of Indiana poplar I got from my Father-In-Law. I not only made one for her but also for him. They both were very happy to have reiceved a momento of her.

Comments (4)


DodgeRam99
DodgeRam99

My Lord and Savior on Good Friday. What a beautiful project.


TheBusDriver
TheBusDriver

Couldn't agree more! Do you have plans for it? How important is artistic talent needed?


ryobinationrocks
ryobinationrocks

Well done!


mrpip
mrpip

Thanks, sorry didn't read the other comments. I don't really have plans but I do have a pattern for the compound cut for the body. My Ryobi orbital spindle sander is a must to have. Couldn't do with out it. I'll try to remember to scan it and add that to the listing.




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Difficulty: Easy
Category: Crafts & Decor,

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