Shaker Tree of Life

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Project by CerberusWoodCo posted 12-02-2014 08:21 PM 1147 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I wanted to draw and make my own version of the Shaker Tree of Life using a scroll saw. This was my first try at doing any scroll saw work. With a lot of learning and some frustration, it turned out to be a really nice Christmas gift to give last year. The tree is walnut and the background is maple. I finished it with both danish oil and polyurethane.

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#1 posted 12-02-2014 08:55 PM


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#2 posted 12-02-2014 09:14 PM

Very Nice Indeed. Great Design also.

-- Hope Everyone Is Doing Well! .... Best Regards: Rick

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#3 posted 12-03-2014 02:07 AM

Looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#4 posted 12-03-2014 02:39 AM

nice upgrade. How large did you make it? And Welcome to LJ’s. A great bunch of people that will share with you anytime.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#5 posted 12-03-2014 03:52 AM

It looks like a project that would take immense patience. It turned out great.Beautiful work!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#6 posted 12-03-2014 07:25 AM

Turned out realy beautiful. Nice gift.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 12-03-2014 04:39 PM

Thank you for all the kind words. I’m looking forward to being a part of the LJ community and learning…To answer the question the final size was roughly 30” in diameter.

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#8 posted 12-03-2014 07:18 PM

The tree of life is one of my favorite motifs in any medium. You’ve done a wonderful job with this!!

-- "My plate is full, I can't possibly take on anything more... Oh, look! A project!"

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#9 posted 12-03-2014 07:54 PM

very nice! wonderful work!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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