Nativity Display “Tree”

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Project by ChrisBabayco posted 01-23-2009 06:55 AM 2416 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made this for my Mom last Christmas. She collects nativity scenes and her collection had finally grown beyond the limits of her old one (not to worry though, she has enough for both this one and another one). This is made of walnut with brass pins, is 48” tall with 6” wide shelves from 36” to 8” long, attaches to the wall with a modified French cleat and is finished with boiled linseed oil. Thanks for looking!

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#1 posted 01-23-2009 08:00 AM

Great design. I like how you did the lights. Thanks for posting.

-- - " If you want square work, You don't cut corners. " - -- Tom Goodman, Santa Maria, CA. [email protected]

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#2 posted 01-23-2009 10:12 AM

There is so much more to this than just shelves…just display…it’s a celebration and quite wonderful.

-- /\/\/\ BarryW /\/\/\ Stay so busy you don't have time to die.

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#3 posted 01-23-2009 02:29 PM

I bet she loved it, nice job. Someone said on here that we are all mama’s boys at heart. :)

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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#4 posted 01-23-2009 04:26 PM

Very cool idea!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#5 posted 01-23-2009 04:45 PM

love it

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#6 posted 01-24-2009 01:08 AM

I appreciate the non-symetrical design here. You are also taking excellent advantage of different joinery and finishs on all your projects! Great job sir!

-- Branden - Sacramento, California -

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#7 posted 05-27-2009 05:38 AM

Yes, I like it to, very interesting piece. Thanks for posting it.

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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#8 posted 05-27-2009 05:39 AM

Nice idea good job

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