frame and letter opener

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Project by TJ65 posted 03-01-2010 10:34 AM 1762 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just another couple of projects that I recently finished. A frame made out of rosewood and not sanded too fine as I wanted to keep the appearance of the old timber look.

The other, is a victorian style letter opener that was in the Feb. 2010 creative woodworks and crafts magazine. It is made from the same type of wood sanded to 400 grit and coated with a sealer before putting the oil on.

-- Theresa,

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#1 posted 03-01-2010 11:23 AM

Nice projects, great work on the letter opener and I really like the frame, nice scrollsawing. Good to meet up with another Aussie.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#2 posted 03-01-2010 02:21 PM

those are beautiful!!!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#3 posted 03-01-2010 05:04 PM

Beautiful frame, the pattern has a nice flow to it.

-- --RoB, Florida

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#4 posted 03-01-2010 05:36 PM

Excellent scrollsaw projects.


-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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#5 posted 03-01-2010 06:11 PM

Nice projects, well done, nice lines, sharp.

I really like the letter opener!! Great idea. Super design….................

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#6 posted 03-01-2010 08:07 PM

Very nice pieces, your scroll work is excellent.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#7 posted 03-01-2010 11:34 PM

Beautiful projects. Some of the very best scroll saw work I have seen. Keep up the good work!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#8 posted 03-01-2010 11:40 PM

Really well done beautiful Alistair Ps are you married if not will you marry me?LOL

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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