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Segmentation Tiger - Framed

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Project by Jim posted 11-26-2009 06:27 PM 2049 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a present for my son’s high school soccer coach. It is a segmentation of of tiger which is the school mascot. The tiger is 3/4” soft maple, the grass is western red cedar, and the frame is red oak. The piece is approximately 22.5” x 14.5”.

Thanks to Neal Moore for the tiger pattern from Scroll Saw Workshop Issue 20 – Fall 2005, and to the idea of framing the project from his photo gallery. Also thanks to Patrick Spielman and Kerry Shirts for the pattern for the grass from their book Scroll Saw Art: Realistic Pictures in Wood

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Dudley

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#1 posted 11-26-2009 07:00 PM

That’s really neat. I wish I could see well enough to do that delicate work. Bravo Zulu

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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#2 posted 11-26-2009 07:15 PM

Absolutely gorgeous!

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

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#3 posted 11-26-2009 09:10 PM

Beautiful Work, my Friend!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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Jason

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#4 posted 11-27-2009 06:47 AM

Awesome. The face is very expressive

-- Jason

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#5 posted 11-27-2009 06:48 AM

Wonderful work Pc

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#6 posted 11-29-2009 05:18 PM

Absolutely teriffic! This is one very fine tiger. What a lucky soccer coach.

-- The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that our aim is too low and we reach it.. Michelangelo

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#7 posted 11-30-2009 10:06 PM

great job.

-- hardwood, South Carolina, http://www.palmettohardwood.com

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#8 posted 02-06-2010 05:43 PM

Nice work Jim !... Exellent job in the Intarsia as well…. :)

-- ~~ Remember You can't saw... What you can't see ~~

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