Sister inlaws mom and dad

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I took a picture and made a pattern from it. Then attached the pattern to wood.
I then used my Dewalt788 Scroll saw to cut the eyes and the lines in the face and hair.
I backed it with another piece of wood painted black.

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#1 posted 08-08-2009 03:21 PM

Wow. That is really lifelike!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Occie gilliam

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#2 posted 08-16-2009 09:18 PM

Yes i agree with charlie you did some nice work. you got him dead on.
i can only see one color black is it ink or did i miss something.
and to welcome to LJ’s

-- OC down in Costa Rica. come down and see me some time. I'll keep the light on for you

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#3 posted 08-16-2009 09:49 PM

you do great work

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 08-16-2009 09:51 PM

Wow really nice Mytoyo is this a form of intarsia with ink in any case it looks very good.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#5 posted 05-04-2010 06:01 AM

I just found your work, Mytoya. This website is getting too big to keep up with everyone! I really admire the way you did these portraits. That is some of the best scrollsawing I’ve seen. Thanks for sharing it.


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#6 posted 05-04-2010 08:11 AM

@ Scotsman… No this is not a form or intarsia. I made a pattern of a picture I was giver and cut out all of the black areas…...

@ Barbs… Thank you so much for you kind comment. Your work is Beautiful. I see you are a wood carver. I will be trying my hand a carving soon. There is a whittling class in my area. I will post whatever I make. The class starts in 3 weeks. We will see. Keep in touch!

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#7 posted 05-04-2010 06:01 PM

Carving is exciting, there is so much to do with it. One word of advice, learned from many scars: remember to “never cut toward a body part!” Good luck with your woodworking.


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#8 posted 10-08-2010 05:18 PM

Mytoya, this looks absolutely amazing. I just came upon it by accident and I’m in awe at how lifelike it is. Please keep posting your work, it’s so beautiful.

-- Kansas City, KS "Nothing is as permanent as a temporary solution"

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