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Project by David Green posted 11-30-2016 03:51 AM 339 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This was my first finished scroll saw project. The pattern was from Steve Good’s site. It was originally meant to have a clock insert but I couldn’t find any that small locally on short notice so I made the yin yang. The dragons and top 3/4 of the base are red oak. The bottom 1/4 of the base and the yin yang are poplar. The bottom of the pen hole is covered in black leather and peel-n-stick felt was used on the bottom. I cut the yin yang in 2 pieces and stained the dark half with ebony stain. The light dot on the dark half was actually the tip of a chopstick. I finished it with 4 coats of spray lacquer.





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BobWemm

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#1 posted 11-30-2016 06:45 AM

Awesome.

Bob

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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leafherder

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#2 posted 11-30-2016 01:44 PM

Cool! I love dragons (primarily because nobody can ever say “that’s not how they really look” but also because they were my high school mascot.)

Great job, thanks for sharing.

-- Leafherder

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 11-30-2016 03:54 PM

David, this project is beautifully done. Nice work!

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#4 posted 11-30-2016 07:18 PM

Nice scroll saw ’’oriental motive’’ work.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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ralbuck

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#5 posted 11-30-2016 07:20 PM

As an avid “scroller”; I do know that is a lot more work than what many think it is.

GREAT JOB!

-- just rjR

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