Little Temptation

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Project by scrollsaw posted 12-04-2007 04:54 AM 1984 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I did this project for a person that I work with. Him ,his son and grandson work on this small lawn tractor together all week to watch his grandson , pull the tractor down the dirt track going for that full pull. He wanted something special for his grandson, so he gave me a picture to see what I could do. Designing the pattern was easy, but I wanted a challenge so I wrote Little Temptation in cursive on the side of the tractor. He was amazed that I did that and he really like the project. It was cut out in 1/4 oak wood using 1/32 drillbit and 2/0 spiral blade with a felt backing.The scrollsaw picture is 8×10 but place in 11×14 frame. thank you for viewing this project.

-- Todd

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#1 posted 12-04-2007 05:04 AM

Very, very cool! I do some scroll sawing, but nothing like this.

-- Bruce from Central New, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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#2 posted 12-04-2007 05:05 AM

Pretty cool scrollsaw. You gonna make a frame for it?

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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#3 posted 12-04-2007 05:26 AM


-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 12-04-2007 05:37 AM

That is very nice and I’m sure they’ll like it much. If you would spend a little more time with the pattern making you can bring out more detail and really make it ‘pop.’


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#5 posted 12-04-2007 06:27 AM


-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#6 posted 12-04-2007 07:15 AM

Great job.

-- Scott, Kentucky ----- "Let us so live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry" Mark Twain

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#7 posted 12-04-2007 12:18 PM


-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#8 posted 12-04-2007 12:46 PM

amazing picture to capture the memories..
and the lettering.. that must be a really really thin cut…

so I have a question: how do get the started hole in the wood for the blade that is smaller than .. whatever… without a round hole showing?

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#9 posted 12-04-2007 01:07 PM

You scroll guys just amaze me…...... very nice indeed!

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#10 posted 12-04-2007 07:53 PM

Love the original art. So much better than cookie cutter scroll saw patterns.

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#11 posted 12-05-2007 07:12 PM

Looks great and a great effort put into your work.Spiral blades are excellent for cutting curves.I use them alot too.

-- Rick,Neoga,IL.

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