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Project by Woodenwizard posted 02-28-2010 02:12 AM 1803 views 0 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just finished this in time for my first show at the local library. I was able to get 7 pieces put together. This is another Jeff Zaffino pattern and it seemed to take me forever. I didn’t really keep track of the time but it was considerable. It has well over 1000 inside cuts.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#1 posted 02-28-2010 02:14 AM

Very very nice. Beyond my skill at this time. Nice!

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

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#2 posted 02-28-2010 02:15 AM

Amazing work John,beautiful.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 02-28-2010 03:26 AM

incredible patience, impressive

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#4 posted 02-28-2010 04:30 AM

Fantastic Job, John!!

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

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#5 posted 02-28-2010 05:33 AM

Like the Man said alot of patience. Fantastic job

-- Dennis Trenton Ohio And life is worth the living just because He lives!

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#6 posted 02-28-2010 06:50 AM

No way – that is cut? Whoa. And then what, you mount it against black paper? Too beautiful to put behind glass!!


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#7 posted 02-28-2010 06:52 AM

Oh now I get it, you’re that insane guy who did the clock – now I see where the detail mania comes from.


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#8 posted 02-28-2010 11:45 AM

Outstanding work of art. Beautifully done! Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#9 posted 02-28-2010 04:13 PM

Very beautiful work. Thank you for sharing. I have looked at this pattern a few times and thought “I think I will wait on this..”


-- There is little that is simple when it comes to making a simple box.

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#10 posted 02-28-2010 04:50 PM

I’ve told my friends for years…......I wasn’t born with patience, scroll sawing will develop it for you. ;^)
I know that you didn’t time yourself but, I know you sat (at least I sit at my saw) quite a while.
Very nice work.

-- "Let he who does not work in wood, find something else that's half as good." (can't remember who I'm quoting)

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#11 posted 02-28-2010 05:03 PM

You should be very proud of this piece. I love it!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#12 posted 02-28-2010 09:03 PM

When you get one of Jeffs patterns done you’ve made quite and accomplishment. I’m working on the Last Supper now-got about 75-80% done and the blade hooked the face of Jesus and tore the whole face out I’m sure what I’ll do ,try and finish this one or start another. I’ve been using Finnish plywood . Raker

-- Raker from Des Moines

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#13 posted 02-28-2010 11:38 PM

Thanks for all the encouragement. You guys are right. scroll work takes patience and you need to be a little crazy. I call it crazience.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#14 posted 03-02-2010 04:15 AM


-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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#15 posted 03-20-2010 08:43 PM

Holy poop! That is just amazing. How many years did this one take? Fantastic work, John.

-- Cheers and God Bless

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