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This is from an Alex Fox pattern. It is cut on my scrollsaw out of 1/4” Baltic Birch, oiled with natural Danish oil and mounted on a 1” Poplar board stained black. It has 366 cuts and I wasn’t sorry to finish it without blowing out any bridges. Mr. Fox lists this as “ intermediate “ level. I found it pretty darn challenging, and I scroll almost everyday.

-- It’s all good!





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rustynails

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#1 posted 11-27-2018 01:28 AM

taterjoes,

Nice work looks great.

How many hours do you think you have into it and what blade did you use to cut with if I may ask.

Thanks

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taterjoes

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#2 posted 11-27-2018 01:43 AM

I used mostly size 1 Flying Dutchman Ultra Scroll Reverse blades, though I did use some #3’s and some 2/0 ‘s on some really tiny cuts. The original design size suggests 12” squared, but I reduced it to 9” square. Including glue up and staining, but not drying time, my guess is that I had about 24 hours of total cutting time.

-- It’s all good!

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#3 posted 11-27-2018 04:47 AM

taterjoes,
That’s a lot of time well spent on a great work of art.
Thanks for the info on the blades.

Richard

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#4 posted 11-27-2018 03:52 PM

Very nice cutting! Reducing the size as you did makes it even more difficult. Congrats on a great picture.

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

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#5 posted 11-27-2018 07:37 PM



Very nice cutting! Reducing the size as you did makes it even more difficult. Congrats on a great picture.

- PaulDoug


AS my main weapon is a scrollsaw; I can really appreciate the amount of effort in this.

Not just good work==GREAT WORK!

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#6 posted 11-27-2018 10:59 PM

Very Nice Project & Well Done!

-- I Chose "The Road Less Travelled" Now I'm Totally Lost! (Ontario, CANADA)

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#7 posted 11-28-2018 08:57 PM

This is crazy…...it hurts my brain just to think of the stress this would cause me if I were to consider doing a project like this.
Well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's "opinion" on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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