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Nothing that challenging or exciting with these pieces, but I like the holly wood I used…”Deck the Halls with…..”, so the right choice of wood for the snowflake color and appropriate for Christmas as well. I double stack cut these and then sanded and applied gloss Deft spraying lacquer. The pattern came from a recent Scrollsaw Woodworking magazine. We gave to friends we visited for New Year’s parties.

-- ---Joel; Central MD...rookie empter nester and getting back into woodworking!





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#1 posted 01-04-2016 05:57 PM

Really nice work, the holly wood was a nice touch.

-- Chris K

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#2 posted 01-04-2016 06:22 PM

Simple, clean and attractive…
Joel, where from you get Holly?
Thanks.

-- Ragim, scroller from Israel.

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#3 posted 01-04-2016 06:28 PM

Hey Ragim,

A local sawyer near me has a decent supply of it…it is however not pure white holly, which i have a few small planks myself of pure white. These have a slight grayish/blueish stain to them, which in some applications, like these is fine. From what I researched, Holly harvested in warm weather will stain some, when it is harvested in the Winter, it stays closer to it’s pure white form. If you want I can get you his information, he is very reasonable with prices.

-- ---Joel; Central MD...rookie empter nester and getting back into woodworking!

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#4 posted 01-04-2016 07:03 PM

Thanks for answer.
I live in Israel, so one and only option for me is an on-line buying.
Is this possible with your local sawyer?

-- Ragim, scroller from Israel.

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jfk4032

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#5 posted 01-04-2016 07:10 PM

I don’t think so, it’s a small operation and not sure how computer savvy he is…

-- ---Joel; Central MD...rookie empter nester and getting back into woodworking!

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#6 posted 01-04-2016 11:58 PM

Nicely done Joel. Nothing like hand made gifts.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#7 posted 01-05-2016 02:54 AM

Very nice details. Great job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#8 posted 01-05-2016 11:14 AM

Awesome and very demanding pattern. Yo’ve done it very well.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#9 posted 01-05-2016 01:35 PM

Very intricate. Well done.

-- Joe - - When 10 million people believe in a dumb idea, it's still a dumb idea.

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#10 posted 01-05-2016 02:38 PM

Nicely done. I like the white wood. Have never used holly but do use aspen and soft maple that can be found in white.

-- Kepy

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#11 posted 01-05-2016 04:34 PM

Beautiful and the Holly wood id perfect for it. The only Holly I have been able to get is “pen blank” size.

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

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