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Project by Pete Jansen posted 11-07-2010 05:58 AM 6531 views 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This was actually my very first scrollsaw piece ever. I cut this on an old scroll saw I bought from a friend. It’s still one of my favorites. Framed in a salvaged cabinet door.

-- Lovin' sawdust in beautiful Fort Collins, Colorado





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Abbott

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#1 posted 11-07-2010 06:01 AM

Wow, that looks like it was a ton of work! It looks great…you captured a good representation of a grizzled old man that was likely meaner then both of us put together :)

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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#2 posted 11-07-2010 06:08 AM

Thank you.

-- Lovin' sawdust in beautiful Fort Collins, Colorado

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#3 posted 11-07-2010 06:15 AM

super scroll work.

-- https://www.artisticwoodstudio.com/videos wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#4 posted 11-07-2010 11:17 AM

great potrait work
and its some fine scroll work you have posted on the site

Dennis

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#5 posted 11-07-2010 01:42 PM

I like it very much and I saw your gallery ,a few nice work over there.

-- Adi,Transilvanya

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#6 posted 11-07-2010 04:00 PM

You do some very impressive scroll work. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#7 posted 11-07-2010 07:06 PM

Wow, this is great and looks really delicate! What wood did you use!

Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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Pete Jansen

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#8 posted 11-07-2010 07:30 PM

It’s cut in Baltic birch plywood. No voids and cuts nicely.

Thanks!

-- Lovin' sawdust in beautiful Fort Collins, Colorado

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#9 posted 11-07-2010 07:43 PM

Brilliant work – Must be one nice saw to be able to do detailed work like this first time around!

Keep it up!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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#10 posted 11-08-2010 02:50 AM

Amazing!

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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#11 posted 11-08-2010 03:56 AM

Thanks Brian and all.

-- Lovin' sawdust in beautiful Fort Collins, Colorado

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#12 posted 11-08-2010 05:23 AM

Very cool. Thanks for sharing.

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#13 posted 11-08-2010 09:02 PM

I am a bit jealous, my first piece was burned before anyone else saw it and yours is good enough to be framed.

Great work!

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#14 posted 11-08-2010 09:42 PM

Boy, do I feel silly! I was expecting a classic motorcycle. Just joking.

Nice work, not joking this time.

-- My reality check bounced...

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#15 posted 11-13-2010 03:15 AM

Truley wonderfull
Where did you get the pattern

-- http://aewoodworks.webs.com

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