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Scroll Saw Hummingbird Vase

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Project by Timbo78 posted 01-14-2016 04:24 PM 1029 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is a scroll saw vase I made for my wife for Christmas. It was my first scroll saw project (I borrowed the saw) and it turned out ok. I’m smarter than to take close up pictures, but if I did you’d see that the hummingbird is pretty amateur. It got noticeably better half way through when I tensioned the blade properly. Fortunately, if we just put flowers in it you won’t be able to see the flaws unless you look very closely. However, my wife has mentioned putting a light in it, which would really highlight said flaws. I’ll have to surreptitiously convince her that flowers are the way to go. I used the vase and hummingbird design from two project plans on Steve Good’s site.





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#1 posted 01-14-2016 05:52 PM

Thats pretty cool Timbo. Well done.

-- Mark

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#2 posted 01-14-2016 07:28 PM

Well done, looks very sharp.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#3 posted 01-15-2016 01:56 AM

great job !

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

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#4 posted 01-15-2016 03:47 AM

It looks good in the photo!

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#5 posted 01-15-2016 11:02 AM

Beautifuly scrolled bird. I like that rounded shape of box top.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 01-15-2016 02:31 PM

Nice job but beware as scrolling can be addictive.

-- Kepy

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#7 posted 01-15-2016 02:58 PM

This turned out nicely and I love the design and pattern.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#8 posted 01-18-2016 02:23 PM

Very well done. Don’t be so hard on yourself. The more you do it the better you’ll get.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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