My Wife's first Scrollsaw work-Snowflake Candle Tray

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This project is my wife’s first foray into scroll saw work. She loved Scrollgirl’s works and ordered a set of patterns from her. She is really proud of her first scroll saw work and I am too. It is not perfect and nowhere near as neat as Sheila’s work, but for her first one it is darn good! She has not started on the charms for it as she said “The holes are so tiny!” She said she was anxious to try the other project in the set. I think with a little more time on the scroll saw she will gain confidence to do the TINY holes!

Comments and critiques welcomed (she says please be nice!)

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#1 posted 1416 days ago

She did a really nice job. They are not easy projects to start with. Let the addiction begin!!!!!

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#2 posted 1416 days ago

Sheila’s site has some really great patterns.

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#3 posted 1416 days ago

Well, ain’t she a talented wife! She is well on her way to being a superb scroll saw artist!


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#4 posted 1416 days ago

There is a lot there to be proud of! Very nicely done!


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#5 posted 1416 days ago

She sure did a nice job, especially for a first project! Keep up the great work! I hope to see more!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#6 posted 1416 days ago

Wow, that is really beautiful! She did a great job. And this was her first project? I am really happy she liked it. Maybe she can become my spokesperson and tell everyone it isn’t as hard as it looks! :)

Thanks for letting me you posted it, Erwin.

She should really be proud. It makes me so happy to see people like my patterns so much. Excellent job!


-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts Magazine, If you like reading my blog, come visit at Sheila Landry Designs "Knowledge is Power"

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#7 posted 1416 days ago

Well you say it is not perfect. . . Well I don’t see anything wrong at all with this! It is a great piece, and you say it is her first? I would say we have a budding scrollsaw artist here, but I think she bypassed budding went straight to blooming!

Great job

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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#8 posted 1415 days ago

This was her first project? WOW! Great job!!

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

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#9 posted 1415 days ago

Beautiful piece. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#10 posted 1415 days ago

Wonderful piece, superb creation, amazing cutting and carving


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#11 posted 1415 days ago

Very nice so well done

-- Custom furniture

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#12 posted 1415 days ago

Thats pretty good for a first project, I started out on basic pattens not one such as demanding as this one. Well done.

LOOK OUT! next she will be eyeing even more space in the workshop and expanding her woodworking interests!!! :-)

Hey before joining LJ’s I used to visit this site a bit, Your wife might like to have a look to get some ideas etc.

-- Theresa,

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#13 posted 1415 days ago

too much woodworking talent in your family bearpie!!!! Tell her to get he own account here at LJ’s and WOW us with her new passion/work. Go Ms. Bearpie!!!!!

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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#14 posted 1415 days ago

I’m like Otto, can’t see a thing wrong with it. Beautiful first piece, she set the bar kinda high for herself I look forward to seeing future projects. Please encourage her to post, gives amateurs like me a ton of inspiration!

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