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Princess Carriage from Walnut

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Project by jerrells posted 08-17-2014 02:50 AM 661 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made the PRINCESS CARRIAGE for a friend of mine, at Church. It is made from 1/8 inch Walnut (customer request). The first step was to pre-sand the wood to 220 grit with my random orbit sander. Then I attached the patterns and started cutting. After all of the parts were cut I removed the leftover pattern and started hand sanding with 220 grit sandpaper (lightly). In about three steps I worked up to 400 grit sandpaper. I used very light strokes working on all areas of the piece. I applied three coats of spray shellac finish.

I have made this piece about five (5) times and each time I modify the assembly process. This time I have a very solid unit assembled with detailed techniques.

I think the customer is ready to pick it up tomorrow but I need to put one more coat of finish on it in the morning.

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





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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#1 posted 08-17-2014 09:59 AM

Beautiful! :)

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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BobWemm

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#2 posted 08-17-2014 01:03 PM

That is absolutely beautiful.
Great job.
Well done.

Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better.

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Woodbridge

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#3 posted 08-17-2014 04:42 PM

beautiful work!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#4 posted 08-17-2014 04:58 PM

Wow! :)

-- NoVaDave

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Vicki

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#5 posted 08-18-2014 12:48 AM

Beautiful job on this delicate piece.

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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#6 posted 08-18-2014 09:27 PM

Definitely a fine scroll saw project! Very intricate. Well done.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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