"Gloria In Excelsis Deo" Candle Tray

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Project by jerrells posted 10-24-2013 11:53 PM 2085 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finished (almost) this “Gloria In Excelsis Deo” candle tray today. This is a great depiction of the Birth of Christ with the Star, Manager and Angles. Placing a 4 inch jar candle in it really illumines the star. The elements, Star, Manager and Angles, are removable for storage.

By the way, if there are any scrollers looking this one is not for the faint of heart. There are way too many detail cuts and resulting thin wall areas for most scrollers. This tray measures 8 and 1/4 by 8 and 1/4 and the main base of the tray is made from White Ash and all of the elements are made from maple. I will place it on my webpage soon with pricing and more detail.

This is a Shelia Landry pattern and can only be found in the current issue of Scrollsaw Woodworking and Crafts. I am sure it will be placed on her webpage in a couple of months.

Thanks for looking and I hope you enjoy.

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.

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#1 posted 10-25-2013 03:11 AM

Very wonderful pattern and your skill has done it justice. Your ability makes it look very easy until you
look closely and discover that detail cuts and thin walls are indeed very difficult. Looking at your past
projects it seems you are getting ready for Christmas. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 83 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#2 posted 10-25-2013 08:55 AM

That is some great scrool work….

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 10-25-2013 04:54 PM

This is a real nice piece of work. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#4 posted 10-25-2013 07:11 PM

Really nice looking tray. Your scrolling looks great.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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#5 posted 05-25-2015 07:50 PM

Just beautiful

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