LumberJocks

1'st Scroll Saw Project

  • Advertise with us
Project by Gene posted 10-21-2008 08:54 PM 1503 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--





5 comments so far

View lew's profile

lew

10123 posts in 2474 days


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

Looks Great!

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

View Napaman's profile

Napaman

5365 posts in 2796 days


#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

View hap's profile

hap

322 posts in 2508 days


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

cool.

-- hap, gunbarrel city tx.

View rayzir's profile

rayzir

15 posts in 2270 days


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

That turned out really cool. Good job!

-- Travis (http://www.scrollsawgoodies.com)

View chopnhack's profile

chopnhack

368 posts in 1113 days


#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....

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase