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Pretty sure this is the last project I will finish this year. This is called “The Dutch Box”, the pattern is from “Finescrollsaw.com”. I reduced the pattern down to 85% of the original so it is about 14” l x 5”h x 4”w. I also planed the wood down to 3/16” thick. I cut it out of Cherry and lined it with Mahogany veneer. I stained the veneer that shows from the outside with a red Mahogany stain to give it more contrast. It took about 3 days to cut. I didn’t stack cut, not sure why, I could have stacked the ends and the sides. Finished with three coats of spray shellac sanded then topped with 3 coats of Deft Semi-gloss.

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





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crowie

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#1 posted 12-27-2017 12:20 AM

Absolutely stunning Paul….

Love the fine detailing, gorgeous sir…

Any more photos of just top and front please…

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#2 posted 12-27-2017 12:27 AM

AS a scrollsaw addict: ++++W O W!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#3 posted 12-27-2017 12:39 AM

VERY nice work Paul. I like seeing the scroll sawed pattern backed with solid wood, it really looks great with this design.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 12-27-2017 01:13 AM

Amazing work, Paul. Stunning detail.

-- Dave - Minneapolis

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#5 posted 12-27-2017 07:36 AM

This is realy something extraordinary- great scrollsaw work!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 12-27-2017 12:59 PM

Gorgeous heirloom! Your scroll saw work is excellent. I love the dimension it adds to the piece.

-- AJ

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#7 posted 12-27-2017 03:29 PM

Outstanding…

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#8 posted 12-27-2017 03:51 PM

Last project of the year, I guess so, time would be running out just thinking of it. One of the most beautiful scroll saw projects I have ever seen.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#9 posted 12-27-2017 04:13 PM

Paul …. you have made a beautiful Dutch Box ….GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#10 posted 12-27-2017 08:24 PM

This project turned out beautifully and I love the pattern.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#11 posted 12-27-2017 09:34 PM

Great work on the Scrolling. Love the backing as well

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#12 posted 02-26-2018 08:26 PM

Excellent work. I enjoy making boxes, but they are simple. The fact that they are useful as well as decorative just make sense. Thanks for sharing.

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