Easter Crosses

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Project by SawdustTX posted 02-28-2022 06:32 AM 468 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Easter 2020, when COVID blew everything up, I made some crosses out of old ceder fence pickets, then posted online offering no-contact porch dropoff (free) to anyone who wanted one. Ended up delivering about a dozen. Quick, fun, satisfying little project.

Pickets are planed one side only, so the recipient can use the “fresh” side, or the weathered side.
Cross bars are glued together with Titebond3, tacked with pin nails, and tied with rope
Made one cross with shaped arms (last two pictures) and a 1/4 lap joint, but that was too much extra work.

-- Make it your ambition to lead a quiet life, to mind your own business and to work with your hands. 1Thessolonians4:11

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#1 posted 02-28-2022 11:50 AM

Great way to celebrate and instill hope for folks.

-- Eric, building the dream. the "Loft"

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#2 posted 03-01-2022 12:53 AM

Nice crosses…..........Jim

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

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#3 posted 03-01-2022 02:55 AM

Nicely done. And such a nice gesture to give them away – I’m sure they were well received.

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#4 posted 03-01-2022 07:21 PM

Cool design that has both simplicity and rustic options. Great gift!

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