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How we make a chest in Norway & My first Scollsaw work & Intarsia

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Project by Halling51 posted 2071 days ago 1493 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is how we make a chest in Norway.
“Chest site:”http://rukkedalen.com/kiste.html

The scollsaw work is not so easy to see.
This was my first detailed work with my new scrollsaw Excalibur.

I have tried Intarsia too. I see I do need some more practic.
Thats what I hope to learn on my trip next year.

-- Steinar, Norway - - Nothing is impossible! Just the impossible takes longer time! Hegner SE





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Halling51

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#1 posted 2071 days ago

Did you look at the site for the rest of the pictures Dave?
I am raveling through next year in June. Where are you?

-- Steinar, Norway - - Nothing is impossible! Just the impossible takes longer time! Hegner SE

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woodworm

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#2 posted 2071 days ago

Beautiful.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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woodyone

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#3 posted 2071 days ago

Beautiful, the detail it incredible.
Very nice.

-- Woody, UK

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hObOmOnk

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#4 posted 2071 days ago

Very nice rosemaling.

-- 温故知新

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Halling51

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#5 posted 2071 days ago

The painting is done by my wife Randy. Unfortunately Rosemaling seems to be out here in Norway. So we are looking for something else to do now. Kentucy is that on the route from TN to WV?

-- Steinar, Norway - - Nothing is impossible! Just the impossible takes longer time! Hegner SE

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Christina Rytter

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#6 posted 2070 days ago

Beautiful chest, Randy does beautiful painting. I also love the scroll saw work…I wish I had your talent with the scroll saw.

-- Christina, British Columbia, Canada http://barkandfly.com

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MsDebbieP

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#7 posted 2070 days ago

oooh what a wonderful treasure!!! Lovely keepsake.

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

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christopheralan

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#8 posted 2069 days ago

Great work! I love the scroll!

-- christopheralan http://www.projectwoodworks.com

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slooper

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#9 posted 2066 days ago

Steinar (og Anna Maria)

Den var en vakker kiste! Takk for den. (I hope my grammar/spelling was ok. It’s been a long time. :))

It’s too bad to hear that Rosemaling is going “out” in Norway, for it seems, at least among us Americans who are of Norwegian descent, to be one of those things that will forever be associated with our Norwegian heritage, much like apple pie and baseball are to Americans. Then again, apple pie and baseball have waned in popularity here. Nonetheless, it is still very beautiful. Great work.

Hilsen,
Slooper

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slooper

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#10 posted 2066 days ago

My apologies. I meant (Steinar and Randy.) Not sure where I came up with Anna Maria. I think I was traversing your website and saw the name. ?

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Schwieb

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#11 posted 2055 days ago

I appreciate the woodworking but am fascinated with the paint work – Something like tole painting I think. Beautiful

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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stefang

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#12 posted 1742 days ago

Very beautiful work Steinar and Randy. Eventually rosemaling will be popular again in time. We are just going through a “funkis” period right now. Maybe the American tourists would like something with rosemaling that can be flat packed and not too heavy so it would be easy for them to take it home in their suitcases.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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