1'st Scroll Saw Project

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Project by Gene posted 10-21-2008 08:54 PM 1999 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I picked up a scroll saw on sale a couple of weeks ago and finally got around to making something with it. I thought what better to make then a tribute to one of my favourite movies. I wanted the letters to be red and the rest of the project to be as dark as possible. I used painters tape mask off the outer parimiter of the backround while leaving the center exposed to stain red. I should have used a dye to get a deeper more pronounced red but I already had some red stain so I gave it a try. It turned out not bad but I would have liked to have the red stand out a bit more. I then stained the letters dark brown let it dry and glued it over the red stain. After the glue dried I stained the rest and gave it a spar urathane finish. I would like to hear any comments or suggestions and thanks for reading.

-- --Gene Plumley--

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#1 posted 10-22-2008 12:08 AM

Looks Great!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 10-22-2008 03:28 AM

i think i like the more subtle dye…otherwise it would look painted and just ruin it…either way…cool project…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#3 posted 10-22-2008 07:49 AM


-- hap, gunbarrel city tx.

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#4 posted 10-24-2008 01:31 AM

That turned out really cool. Good job!

-- Travis (

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#5 posted 06-20-2012 01:33 AM

You know what a hassa is Frank? It’s a pig that doesn’t fly straight.

Nice job! Tony would be proud to hang that in his office…. probably somewhere close to that mountain of powder…

-- Sneaking up on the line....

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