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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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#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
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#3 posted 08-16-2009 09:49 PM
Mytoyayou do great work
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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.
#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!
#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.
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