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Blog entry by Zuki posted 12-05-2009 11:53 PM 1138 reads 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I cut all my blanks a few days ago using my stupid jig.

DW selected these three styles from options that we found on-line. I cut the templates from plastic water bottles that cannot be recycled.

DW assisted me in tracing out the blanks. Here are 30 to be cut out.

I spent quite a bit of time at the scroll saw. I have played with this tool on and off the last couple of years, however it was not until today that I finally got the nack of working with it. After cutting two blanks standing up I had to find something to sit on. I do not have a stool so I improvised and turned the garbage can upside down.

Sample of three ornaments.

Some time later . . ..

Next is some sanding, drilling a few holes and stringing them for hanging.

-- BLOG - http://www.colorfulcanary.com/search/label/Zuki



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MsDebbieP

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#1 posted 12-05-2009 11:56 PM

great job!
I’m still working on getting a handle on using the machine.
Well done (and great teamwork – again!)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Dan'um Style

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#2 posted 12-05-2009 11:57 PM

very cool … hope you enjoyed the time

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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Dennisgrosen

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#3 posted 12-06-2009 12:24 AM

I like the idé with the plasticbotle´s look like a easy way off making templates to use now and later

well done by the way congrat´s with your new skill

looking forwart to see more projects

Dennis

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stefang

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#4 posted 12-06-2009 10:35 PM

Be careful, scroll sawing is very habit forming and could become an obsession. Great job on the ornaments. Looks like fun.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Zuki

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#5 posted 12-15-2009 01:21 AM

After a pile of sanding and a few holes I handed them over to DW. She strung the ornaments and voila.

-- BLOG - http://www.colorfulcanary.com/search/label/Zuki

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MsDebbieP

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#6 posted 12-15-2009 01:30 AM

aaaaaaaaaaaaaw
another great team project!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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