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Project by PPK posted 10-03-2017 01:13 PM 1049 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was asked to re-build the creche for my local church. I made this from cedar. Instead of using the cedars of Lebanon, these are the cedars of Menards… :-) I hope it will be a worthy place for the Holy Family to reside this coming Christmas. There is an LED puck light to illuminate the scene. The last photo is the creche built with ugly paneling that I am replacing.

-- Pete





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GR8HUNTER

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#1 posted 10-03-2017 02:13 PM

hi Pete ….what is the size of the stable ? .....GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#2 posted 10-03-2017 02:23 PM

Thanks Gr8.
The base is approximately 16”x32”, about 4.5” roof overhang on the sides, and about 20” to the peak of the roof.

-- Pete

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#3 posted 10-03-2017 02:27 PM

very nice thanks :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#4 posted 10-03-2017 02:30 PM

Pete, you did a beautiful job on this crèche.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#5 posted 10-04-2017 12:52 PM

Great work & a wonderful service to your church. I like how you attached the LED light.

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#6 posted 10-04-2017 01:02 PM

Huge improvement over the old one—much better. Nice work.

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#7 posted 07-28-2019 12:45 PM

Nice job. Cedar will keep the weight down too. Thanks for including a picture of the lighting, that’s a nice touch.

-- Richard, Austin TX - "Every repair job is really just an upgrade oppty in disguise!"

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#8 posted 07-29-2019 12:26 PM

Thanks for the compliment, Richard. It’s really nice seeing it set up at church each Christmas season.

-- Pete

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