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Project by Troy posted 01-30-2010 02:36 AM 1727 views 10 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Spent the better part of the week working on this. It’s Alaskan Birch on Walnut, finished with natural Danish Oil. My wife designed our logo from scratch (pic 4: copyrighted of course). It’s a total of 26.5” x 26.5” and the logo is 18” in diameter (see pic two for perspective). It took me many hours to scroll this and really suck at it. The only good thing about that is it will be real easy to prove a CNC router machine or laser absolutely did NOT cut this, lol. Pic 3 shows a bit more relief (1/2” Birch). Didn’t know if I should show this or not at risk of what may seem like self-promoting, but I figure no one on this site (most who do better work) could possibly be considered our market target audience, and this was still a plain old woodworking project.

Scrolling…ugh. Never did one this size or complex. I definitely learned a lot.

-- Troy Bouffard || Master Sergeant, US Army (Retired) || http://www.birchhillwoodcrafts.com





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#1 posted 01-30-2010 02:49 AM

Nice work Troy

-- Bodie Adams-WLL Design Concepts www.wlldesigns.com

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#2 posted 01-30-2010 02:54 AM

Nice looking logo. Well done.

-- Kate, http://www.wooden-box-maker.com

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#3 posted 01-30-2010 03:07 AM

Beautiful design. I like it a lot!

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#4 posted 01-30-2010 03:08 AM

If this work “sucks” I can’t imagine what good work is. I find it exceptional. It is somewhat like an Escher (sp.) painting. It’s hard to distinguish between the positive (birch) and negative (walnut) spaces, which is the effect it is supposed to have I imagine. Your wife designed a beautiful logo and you executed the wooden version of it perfectly. Kudos!

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#5 posted 01-30-2010 03:19 AM

troy i thinks its grand…you did a super job, cant imagine doing this myself..i find scrolling so tedious…i can do small projects, but this surly would have stretched me….congrats on a job well done.

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#6 posted 01-30-2010 03:36 AM

Very nice scroll saw project. I wish I had you pateince and skill on a scroll saw

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#7 posted 01-30-2010 03:40 AM

Very nice work

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#8 posted 01-30-2010 04:04 AM

Beautiful job. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#9 posted 01-30-2010 04:48 AM

Great job Troy, and kudos to your wife also.

I don’t think you will ever find me doing that. I am interested in learning relief carving, sometime in my life…(-: but although I own a scroll saw, I don’t think that will be a focus. Perhaps not for you either, but it is nice to know how to do it for projects like this that need it.

You really underrate yourself, looks very professional…....

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#10 posted 01-30-2010 04:56 AM

What an awesome show of skill, patience, and keen eye with this project. I love it!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#11 posted 01-30-2010 08:03 AM

Looks great not recommend for short-tempered person..

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#12 posted 01-30-2010 08:59 PM

Great job, very nicely done indeed.

always,
J.C.

-- When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. -- John Muir

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#13 posted 02-01-2010 05:50 PM

Looks good to me. Large projects can be a real pain on a scroll saw, but it looks like you handled it just fine. Your wife did a nice job designing the logo also.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#14 posted 02-02-2010 10:31 PM

great job both of you

Dennis

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#15 posted 02-27-2010 11:26 PM

I can’t really be a judge, but man, that’s really impressive to me. Congrats to you and your wife the designer—great skill on both your parts! Love it.

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