Scroll Saw Shells

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Project by ProjectX posted 01-18-2017 03:25 PM 1932 views 7 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are a few of the shells I have made.
The dark one is Katalox, oak and lace wood.
The light one is Spalted Maple, Hawaiian Monkeypod, and Paduac
the 3rd one is Tigerwood, Oak, Katalox

Let me know your thoughts

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#1 posted 01-18-2017 04:19 PM

Wow. These are gorgeous! I especially like the spalted maple one. Can you explain your technique for creating them?

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#2 posted 01-18-2017 05:21 PM

Really beautiful ones. I have yet to try one, got the plans so maybe this year.

What size are these? I can never figure their size by looking at pictures.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#3 posted 01-18-2017 06:50 PM

These are extraordinary pieces. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#4 posted 01-18-2017 08:30 PM

Thank you all,
They are roughly 5.5” at the mouth.
The Maple i made a board maple, Monkeypod,Maple Paduak then cut it an angle

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#5 posted 01-19-2017 12:40 AM

These are truly works of art. Really, truly beautiful!

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#6 posted 01-19-2017 02:03 PM

wow,beautiful,real craftsmanship!

-- Adi,Transilvanya

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#7 posted 01-19-2017 05:08 PM

BEAUTIFUL …. simply love these …... GREAT JOB :<))


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#8 posted 01-20-2017 03:00 AM

Very nice work!

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#9 posted 01-28-2017 10:13 PM

Beautiful job on a complex project. Great choice of contrasting wood. I’ve been wanting to make one of these and your examples are great inspiration. Thanks for posting.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#10 posted 01-29-2017 02:21 AM

Thank you for the kind words, I have a few more that i need to post up.

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