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#1 posted 01-08-2011 06:23 AM
This is one of the most amazing, beautiful, intricate pieces I’ve seen. My hat is off to you!
-- Cal Noguchi - EZdado.com
Lee A. Jesberger
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#2 posted 01-08-2011 06:28 AM
This is fantastic. I can’t imagine the hours you spent at the scroll saw! I don’t think I have the patience for that.
-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com
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#3 posted 01-08-2011 06:50 AM
17th century people were… well… i can see that madness has carried on through the years ;)this piece is stunning!
-- Flemming. It's only a mistake if you can't fix it.
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#4 posted 01-08-2011 06:58 AM
Very Nice Indeed…. maybe some little glass chimneys from Murano?
-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglas boats he would have given us fibrerglas trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/
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#5 posted 01-08-2011 07:50 AM
WOW!! I look at that and think…..I dont have, never will have, the patience….LOL! That is really cool. I just got a new( to me anyways) scroll saw for Christmas. but I would never in a million years try making one of those.
-- Jimi _ Measure twice, cut once.......@#%#$@!!!......measure twice, cut....
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#6 posted 01-08-2011 08:01 AM
Awesome!!! What are you going to do with it?
-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence
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#7 posted 01-08-2011 12:39 PM
oh my goodness this is extraordinary… master indeed!! (if nothing else- of patience).
Amazing job and end result. My hat, as well, is off to you!
-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)
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#8 posted 01-08-2011 02:20 PM
-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν
Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)
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#9 posted 01-08-2011 03:21 PM
Absolutely INCREDIBLE, William!!! You are amazing! What a truly wonderful work of art you created! It is wonderfully beautiful. I wish I could see it in person, as I am sure it is even more spectacular.
-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"
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#10 posted 01-08-2011 03:39 PM
I’ll add my WOW to those before. I’ve done enough scroll work to fully appreciate what you have accomplished. You’ve combined the qualities of persistence and patience with loving care to execute a treasured fixture. It would require a pretty high ceiling to present the fixture too. Now perhaps a fine ladder to light the fixture?
-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.
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#11 posted 01-08-2011 03:42 PM
Very nice. Was this a weekend project :) With projects like this there is only one question that comes to mind. How if any will you apply the finish if it is glued together. You did an awesome job.
-- Have a great day.
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#12 posted 01-08-2011 04:12 PM
I cant even wrap my head around it … i think im dizzy … mom is that you? I dont wanna go to school … can i just stay home …
that is mind boggling … unbelievable work!
-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty
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#13 posted 01-08-2011 08:10 PM
Wow – tremendous job. I’ve got a whole new respect for the scroll saw artists out there.
Good luck topping this with the next “challenge”!
-- -- Mike
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#14 posted 01-08-2011 08:12 PM
Holy cow! That is truly amazing.
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#15 posted 01-09-2011 12:35 AM
I haven’t done any scroll work, so I can only imagine the hours, patience, and sore eyes that you ordealed to complete this most intricate of works.
Truly amazing! That is a disgusting (in a good way) amount of detail, to say the least.
Are you leaving it as bare wood, or guilding it, or something else?
How much does it weigh?
-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."
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