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Project by scrollingmom posted 04-15-2015 04:47 PM 1105 views 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is a pattern by Roshaan Ganief . Although, more than not I have changed it just a tad. The crystal in the center is added. I have to ask my sister-in-law again what the crystal means, it was her idea to add it. She thought with this type of pattern it should have something that went with that mindset, so here it is.

The Budda is made of 1/8” Baltic Birch, painted black. It is glued to a piece of 19×15 plexiglass. At the top of the plexiglass two holes are drilled and fishing line is used for the hanger. It looks really cool on the wall, its as if it is floating.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS





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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#1 posted 04-15-2015 04:53 PM

Very nice, Kelly! It really came out wonderful. :)

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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americancanuck

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#2 posted 04-15-2015 05:11 PM

This is very well done!! What kind of glue did you use to stick the peice to the plexiglass? I would really like to try something like this.

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grizzman

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#3 posted 04-15-2015 06:17 PM

yea i can really enjoy this project here, i bet it really does look cool as if it were floating..really cool kelly…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 04-15-2015 07:45 PM

Excellent job, Kelly!!!!!!!!!!!
Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Woodenwizard

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#5 posted 04-15-2015 08:47 PM

Nicely done! Makes me want to get back to the scroll saw.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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HillbillyShooter

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#6 posted 04-15-2015 10:11 PM

Very nicely done.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#7 posted 04-16-2015 03:13 AM

A beautiful project, Kelly and very well done!

-- Anna http://richmondcarvers.com/

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Colin

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#8 posted 04-16-2015 09:25 AM

Zentastic!

-- Live Forever...............or Die Trying

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scrollingmom

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#9 posted 04-16-2015 02:13 PM

Thank you everyone.

americancanuck : I used a product call PC.Clear from PC FIX

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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simarilan

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#10 posted 04-16-2015 02:38 PM

Very well done. The crystal is a nice touch.

-- Quality is easy to see - but hard to explain

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#11 posted 04-16-2015 11:03 PM

Very well done. I’d like to find that pattern. My daughter-in-law is Buddhist. I’d love to make her something like that. Love to find a piece of jade to fit where that crystal is.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#12 posted 04-17-2015 08:23 AM

Excellent scroll work on this very nice pattern Kelly.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Roger

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#13 posted 04-17-2015 06:52 PM

Some super fine scrolling Kelly. I like it being on the plexi, and the crystal really ads to it. Wow, nice one.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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scrollingmom

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#14 posted 04-19-2015 01:02 AM

Thanks all, I had fun making this project.

PaulDoug I found the pattern in a book called Simply Wood by Roshaan Ganief. I would suggest stack cutting for stability. Its quite thin to make just one. I’ll bet Jade would look very nice.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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