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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Amherst, New Hampshire

    Simple project completed

    Wasn't sure if I should post these pictures or not.

    Black Locust face glued with epoxy and 5 soakings of BLO. Cross is half lapped and epoxies and screwed with 5 stainless steel screws.

    My daughter, her husband and 2 of my grand daughters, Abby and Lizzie made it official today while I was at work. I don't think that I could of been there anyway.

    Hope the pictures came out OK. They are from my daughters cell phone and emailed to me.

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    Just noticed that the pictures won't enlarge. The cross is cnc engraved to read Eliot Robert Green. There is a heart and dove wrapped around the date 4.26.13
    Last edited by Bob Gibson; 06-30-2013 at 12:34 AM.
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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    Not sure why the pics won't display bigger, but kudos on the cross. Memorial type projects are always a bit tough, but can be very fulfilling, too.
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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    Reno NV
    Seems like it must have been a much tougher project than you let on.

    Looks like a great job, and much appreciated.

    Well done Bob.
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  4. #4
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Kansas City, Missouri
    Beautiful job on it Bob.

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  5. #5
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Santa Claus, In
    Nicely done Bob
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  6. #6
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Spitting distance north of Detroit Michigan
    Quote Originally Posted by Vaughn McMillan View Post
    ......... Memorial type projects are always a bit tough, but can be very fulfilling, too.
    Looks great Bob, Might have to copy the larger size on the next ones my wife asks for to place on her parents site, not sure if they get stolen/borrowed or if maintenance removes them, but they never stay put for long...
    The perception of perfection is perfectly clear to everyone else

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