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Project by Sheldon posted 2531 days ago 1330 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this for my Brother.
Material is Oak, scroll sawed with a patern from a book.

I found the book on Amazon → Scroll Saw Military Designs http://http://www.amazon.com/Scroll-Military-Designs-Mike-Lewis/dp/1565231465

-- Technology is great - when it works......... the Lord is great always.





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PanamaJack

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#1 posted 2531 days ago

Sheldon, you are very proud of your Father and it shows. Wonderful woodworking project with the scroll saw, a little machine that I am still trying to figure out. This is very good work Sheldon. Nice miters on the frame also.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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oscorner

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#2 posted 2530 days ago

Great job.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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jockmike2

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#3 posted 2530 days ago

Marines, Army I don’t care, I’m proud I served. My dad lost 2 brothers and was wounded badly in WW2. I got drafted during Nam. I did’nt agree with the war but I did my job, and proud that I did. 70 – 72 . US ARMY. I was an RTTY Operator kept me in the rear with the gear. Radio Teletype Operater. I thank the kids I see now days at airports or wherever, because thats really a sore spot with me. I came home one weekend from AIT, was going to surprise my family. I ended up walking 20 miles because no one would give me a ride. I got a lot of one fingered salutes, and cusses out the windows but no rides. Finally about 2 miles from my town I got a ride from my brother in laws brother. mike GOO_RAA

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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David

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#4 posted 2529 days ago

Now you’re talking! Semper Fi
Just kidding – I appreciate all the services.
Excellent work Sheldon!

-- http://foldingrule.blogspot.com

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cconway

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#5 posted 2528 days ago

Having served in the Marine Corps myself I have to say I am very impressed. Please tell your brother Semper Fi! and that we appreciate his service!

-- Charlie, Connecticut

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yakerjax

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#6 posted 2435 days ago

Sorry I am late in commenting but I am in such aw of this beautiful piece of work.. You inspired me so much My dad is a Vietnam Vet and so I do not even yet own a scroll saw but I want the pattern anyway so I ordered the book.. Now to get the scroll so I can make one of these for my Dad..You did a absolutely beautiful job. To your brother and all other U.S. Military Personell.. I thank you all for you great dedication… Thank you so much for sharing and inspiring..

Cheryl

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Drew1House

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#7 posted 2435 days ago

Very nice… the link does not seem to be working.. Ill use the search engine but just wanted you to know…

Drew

-- Drew, Pleasant Grove, Utah

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Karson

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#8 posted 2434 days ago

Great Job Sheldon. Tell you brother were proud of him. And you too Mike. Thanks for your service.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Paul D

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#9 posted 2195 days ago

Sheldon, that is some seriously good scrolling. Excellent work!!

-- Paul D - Lawrenceville, Georgia

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deeker

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#10 posted 2195 days ago

Great job!!! Proud of all forces….partial too…..well Semper Fi.

-- To those who fight for it, life has a flavor the protected never know. Unknown, on an empty C-ration box. Khe Sahn 1968

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Myron Wooley

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#11 posted 2195 days ago

Beautiful plaque. Very nice!
From another Marine- Semper Fi!

-- The days are long and the years are short...

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EGA

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#12 posted 2168 days ago

OOHRAA!! MSgt Ret U.S.M.C. Have Been allowed to post a few of my woodburns on the site, and with so many members I just have to stumble upon things. Very well done. Your dad, you started out with then someone down the comments changed it to your brother. Thanks for everyone’s service to out country. Wish I could do it all again, just don’t think I could do it any harder though. Dang good job there Sheldon. I think that if my head was opened up, little EGA’s would pour out. Semper Fi!

My link show’s up on my profile page in blue. I don’t know why it can’t be brought up with the one below.

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