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My first scroll saw ornament.
Got my saw too late for this past Christmas, but watch out for next year. lol

I have a lot of practicing to do, but scroll sawing is really fun.
(even for an old shaky Jake like me).

Thank you to Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) for her help on equipment, supply, patterns and encouragement.
She is the queen of the scroll saw universe. (www.sheilalandrydesigns.com)

-- Having fun...Eric





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littlecope

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#1 posted 1269 days ago

Good Start Eric!! I.m sure you’ll get a lot of enjoyment out of that new Scroll Saw… I’ve been having fun with mine for almost twenty years!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#2 posted 1269 days ago

Thank you too Eric! It is people like you who make me love my work so much! I love your ornament! It is wonderful. I hope that scroll sawing opens an entire new world of woodworking for you! I love to see others discover how much fun and relaxing it can be, as well as rewarding. I can’t see what is on the horizon for you!

Scrollin, scrollin, scrollin. Keep those saws a rollin’! (Sung to the tune of Rawhide!)

Sheila :)

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts Magazine, If you like reading my blog, come visit at Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"

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ellen35

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#3 posted 1269 days ago

Cool Eric!
A new adventure for you!

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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ratchet

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#4 posted 1269 days ago

Nice one. Thx for sharing.

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lew

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#5 posted 1269 days ago

Great looking ornament, Eric. What type of wood did you use?

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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supervato

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#6 posted 1268 days ago

that’s awsome good job

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Woodwrecker

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#7 posted 1268 days ago

Thank you all for you nice comments.

Lew, I had some 1/4 plywood left over from a project an used that. And I finished it with some shellac.

I have about a million different Christmas ornament patterns that were given to me.
(The one above was one of the easiest..lol.)

I was told by the family to start making different ones for our tree next year.
I plan to experiment with different woods and finishes to see what I come up with.

With my new – much smaller – shop, I have to do smaller projects.
It is a lot of fun though.
Thank you again.

-- Having fun...Eric

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Napaman

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#8 posted 1266 days ago

i used to love scroll sawing in middle school…so many fun things you can do…its been 28 years since my last scrolll sawing…nice work!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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