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Scroll sawn from Baltic Birch. My pattern.





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Kerux

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#1 posted 02-15-2010 06:14 AM

I don’t think this is appropriate for a family forum. My 12 year looks on this site.

-- http://caledoniachurchofchrist.yolasite.com/

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Sean

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#2 posted 02-15-2010 06:17 AM

BWAHAHA! i was just about to post some smart ass comment about how somebody will be pissed about seeing this. Watch out for the evil of the boobies!

-- "Democracy is by far the worst system of government. Except all the others that have been tried." ~ Winston Churchill

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Alexander

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#3 posted 02-15-2010 07:02 AM

It looks like art to me. Your 12 year old has had the chance to see more than this.

-- John at Sugarloft Mountain........Don't argue with an idiot; people watching may not be able to tell the difference.

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Monty Queen

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#4 posted 02-15-2010 07:16 AM

Nice job, looks excellent.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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Hacksaw007

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#5 posted 02-15-2010 11:57 AM

I agree, should not be shown on this format. Nice work, just not here.

-- For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16

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shopmania

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#6 posted 02-15-2010 01:27 PM

Really incredible looking work! Can’t believe how it looks so good with only black &Whte, with lines thick enough to cut out with a saw! Looks like art to me.

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, DrTim@ONeillChiro.com- Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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Toolz

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#7 posted 02-15-2010 04:46 PM

Don’t sweat the prudes…looks like “ART” to me also

-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"

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Bradford

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#8 posted 02-15-2010 05:15 PM

Although this is an excellent demonstration of artistic design, there are female Lumberjocks on our site that may feel different about “nude” art. Sean’s comment is more derogatory than supportive of sawdusts design. There is nothing wrong with what Sawdust did by posting this. However, don’t stifle creativity with negativity.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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john

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#9 posted 02-15-2010 05:18 PM

Here we go again !!

-- John in Belgrave (Website) http://www.extremebirdhouse.com , http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=112698715866

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Rustic

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#10 posted 02-15-2010 06:27 PM

my thoughts exactly john.

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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JenWoodworking

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#11 posted 02-15-2010 06:42 PM

I think that is beautiful, as a female Lumberjock, I think that it is silly that there is even an issue. Would love a pattern in fact if you are interested in sharing. Nice work, Thanks.

-- Jen loves wood!

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mmh

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#12 posted 02-15-2010 06:56 PM

If we all spent more time in the art galleries and museums, we would witness many works of art featuring the nude body, both male and female. If you expose your children to the art world more, they won’t be so sensitive to the Taboo of the naked body. Because it is made taboo and wrongly marketed, the sight of forbidden flesh makes them want to see more. Educate and expose them (and yourself) to the beauty of art and how the human body is incorporated in it. This will allow the viewer to become acquainted and not disturbed (or overly excited by lack of exposure) by nudity. This is not to say that there are not issues with pornography, that’s a different venue. For those who worship the Bible, isn’t it true that Adam and Eve were naked? Shouldn’t they be considered for their beauty and not for just being unclothed? I would consider this a piece of art that stimulates the senses because of the beauty of the subject matter. As a female, I can appreciate a nude female as being beautiful and if presented in the proper manner, non pornographic.
However, I could agree that many of the current marketing of movies, ads, videos, etc. are almost pornographic.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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F Dudak

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#13 posted 02-15-2010 08:59 PM

The lady she is a naked she has a no clothes! Maybe a pastie would keep everybody happy. This is kinda how we come into the world isn’t it? Hard to imagine my sons 10 and 7 being anything but curious and if they had questions then I would answer them. Well done!

-- Fred.... Poconos, PA ---- Chairwright in the making ----

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Diamondback

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#14 posted 02-16-2010 01:07 AM

Nicely done! Very artistic. I’m always amazed at what can be communicated with just a few forms and shadows. Impressive. This piece is just another example of how versatile wood can be as an art medium. We should celebrate this as woodworkers and not stifle it for the wrong reasons.

I like your comments very much mmh. Nicely said.

-- Oshkosh, Wisconsin

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JAGWAH

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#15 posted 02-16-2010 01:26 AM

Very nice work. Art is art, the human form should be celebrated and not kept hidden. If there was more celebration there would be a lot fewer emotional issues.

-- ~Just A Guy With A Hammer~

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