A Gift for my Colonel Brother-in-Law

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My brother-in-law not only just returned from Iraq from something like his 4th tour but he also made full Colonel recently. So I made this scoll sawed plaque for him to display in his new “big whig” office. 1/4 inch cutouts on a 1/4 backer board. Stained with yellow oak and mahogony. Still new at this scroll sawing but had a good time trying. Took me about 4 hours start to finish.

Thanks for taking a look.


-- - Brian

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#1 posted 1465 days ago

Tell the Colonel welcome back. That is a real nice jester. I looks just fantastic.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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Monty Queen

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#2 posted 1465 days ago

Wow i love it, awesome job. Did you use a pattern? Superb work.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#3 posted 1465 days ago

I wouldn’t have guessed this was scroll work, which is a good thing. Very well done. Contrat’s to him for the promotion to full bird! From one Vet to another, god bless!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 1465 days ago

Outstanding gift! Beautifully done. Congratulate the Colonel and thank him for serving his country.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#5 posted 1465 days ago

Great work on the gift. Tell your brother-in-law thanks for all of his work overthere and with his promotion.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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#6 posted 1465 days ago

Very well executed.

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#7 posted 1465 days ago

Boy o’ boy. Thanks Monty for pointing out my oversight. I always try to make sure I give credit to the folks who design some of these pieces as they truly deserve the recognition. Lord knows I’m not that talented yet. I did use a template that I got (I think) from the Scroll Saw Workshop.

Thank you for all the nice comments. We are very proud of him and all the men and women who serve to protect this wonderful country.

-- - Brian

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#8 posted 1465 days ago

Great project and my thanks to your brother-in-law for his service!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#9 posted 1464 days ago

From one Vet to another congratulate your brother-in-law and thank him for his service. God Bless him and all that serve, have served or have given the ultimate sacrifice.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#10 posted 1464 days ago

I have a scrollsaw pattern book on Military Insignias and such this is very nice.


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#11 posted 184 days ago

Outstanding! Shake his hand in thnx for his service from me. Gr8 project.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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