Wolf Portrait

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Project by scrollingmom posted 09-27-2015 01:08 AM 800 views 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey everyone. It’s been awhile since I’ve posted any pictures. I have been doing some cutting but, it’s mostly been Christmas presents already and I can’t post them yet.

This one is based on Sue Mey’s pattern. I however did it my way , but I am still giving credit where credit is due. At this moment however, I can’t remember where I got the wolf pattern. I will look that up.

I made the wolf out of 1/4” Baltic Birch and the backing is 1/8” Baltic Birch. I used leather to wind around the 3/4” x 3/8” Walnut frame. Leather is also used as a hanger. The finish is spray lacquer.

I enjoyed doing this project.

Thank you for looking.


-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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#1 posted 09-27-2015 01:14 AM

Hi, Kelly:

You did a beautiful job with that. everything about it is wonderful. It is nice to see you posting again. :)

Have a great night!


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

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#2 posted 09-27-2015 01:23 AM

I think you did a great job on that. I have one of her patterns like that only it is a deer. You make me want to get to it.

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

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#3 posted 09-27-2015 01:31 AM

Great job on a very challenging pattern. I also made one of these and was going to try and sell it but I liked it so much it’s one of the few projects I have kept for myself. Yours is beautiful.

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#4 posted 09-27-2015 02:12 AM

Beautifully done Kelly! I love the way this is framed.

-- Anna

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#5 posted 09-27-2015 08:32 AM

A great portrait and the way it is framed.


-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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#6 posted 09-27-2015 12:23 PM

That is just beautiful the way you make it look like a hide on there. I like the wolf….lot of small holes??????

Cheers, Jim

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

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#7 posted 09-27-2015 01:26 PM

Really like this, got to do one of those, very clever way to display it.

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

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#8 posted 09-27-2015 01:32 PM

Very nice cutting and a beautiful display.

-- Kepy

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#9 posted 09-27-2015 02:45 PM

Well framed.

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#10 posted 09-27-2015 02:56 PM

Incredible detail that is not only beautiful but reflects great skill and patience. Thanks for sharing.

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

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#11 posted 09-27-2015 03:23 PM

Thanks to all for your encouragment. It’s helps keep me going.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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#12 posted 09-27-2015 04:22 PM

as always you have done a beautiful job, you always make things that touch me, but you know that i love wildlife, will touch bases with you via PM…

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

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#13 posted 09-28-2015 08:39 AM

love that frame (may have to steal your idea!) love the wolf too – very fiddley – lots of tallent & patience

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

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#14 posted 09-28-2015 12:35 PM

Wow. Really impressive. Like a lot. COngratulations and thank for share. Take your idea for some next proyect.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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#15 posted 09-30-2015 12:34 AM

WowZa Kelly!! That’s awesome!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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