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Pattern by Jeff Zaffino. 1/8 ply. Used 2/0 spiral blade.
-- Chris Ward
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#1 posted 03-28-2011 05:07 AM
That so nice. Great work.
-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA
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#2 posted 03-28-2011 05:09 AM
GREAT JOB! I have done a couple of Jeff’s patterns so I know the effort that went into this peice. You always get a good feeling of accomplishment when they are done and people are always so impressed. As a fellow scroller and colorado woodworker I always enjoy seeing my neighbors work. Thanks for sharing.
I also do my portraits with a 2/0 spiral blade. What saw do you use?
-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)
#3 posted 03-28-2011 05:14 AM
I have a Hegner 22V I got about 15 years ago.
#4 posted 03-28-2011 05:19 AM
How did you finish your piece? I was figuring on dunking it in Watco or something like it.
I have 2 more of his patterns i got a couple of years ago. “Lady’s First” and “A Sleep at the Wheel”.
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#5 posted 03-28-2011 11:00 AM
WOW!! Beautiful piece. I always admire the scrollsawers out there. Much paitence is needed to do this. I don’t think I have that much. Keep up the great work Chris.
-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened
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#6 posted 03-28-2011 04:12 PM
Fantastic job – really great detail!
-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: email@example.com / www.rhoadesclan.com
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#7 posted 03-28-2011 10:29 PM
Becareful with Jeff’s designs. He was found guilty of copywrite laws for taking other artist images and selling them to magazine’s without permission.
#8 posted 03-29-2011 12:54 AM
Wow, Since I bought 3 of these about 3 years ago how do i know which ones make? I usually don’t sell any of them anyway. Always give them away for charity functions. Thanks for the info.
#9 posted 03-29-2011 03:40 AM
The Hegner is a Great saw. I cut most of my portraits in 1/8 inch baltic birch and do not finish them. I do custom picture framing so I put mat board around them and frame them under glass. I have not used hardwood ply but I would think you could dunk them in watco to bring out the character of the grain and that would work just fine.
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