Scrollsawn Dinosaur Collection

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Project by moonls posted 1206 days ago 1215 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After getting feedback from those who were interested in my dinosaur puzzle posted last month, the input suggested that I needed to simplify the collection to allow younger children to enjoy these dinosaurs. So, except for the palm trees, I cut the figures out without making the jigsaw pieces. The 2 pieces to get the palm tree were glued back together to make it one piece. I think it will allow ages 3 and up to enjoy the study and imagination of the dinosaur age. I think children under 3 yrs. might inadvertantly break some of the pieces like the neck of the apatosaurus.
I used the similar hardwood species and finished with water-based poly.
Thanks for looking and your comments are welcome.

-- Lorna, Cape Cod

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#1 posted 1206 days ago

Great job… I really like the solid pieces better than the puzzles. My mind is too simple for puzzles.
What is an apatosaurus????

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

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#2 posted 1206 days ago

Great idea, my grandchildren would approve.

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#3 posted 1206 days ago

to heck with the children
let ‘um twitter

us old folks
could play with these

unsupervised !


-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#4 posted 1206 days ago

An apatosaurus is more commonly known as brontosaurus. They were thought to be 2 different species but, when they were found to be the same, they use apatosaurus because that was the name used first. This could be a “Trivial Pursuit” question!

-- Lorna, Cape Cod

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#5 posted 1206 days ago

More feed back… these are great … keep up the fantastic work…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#6 posted 1206 days ago

Place me in the camp in favor of the solid pieces Lorna. So all those years Fred Flintstone was actually eating apatosauraus not brontosauraus burgers? Doesn’t have the same ring to it.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#7 posted 1206 days ago

Yeah , I’m into the Bronto Burgers as well !! LOL
Another fantastic project , Lorna !!
I bet you could make some serious money with those : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#8 posted 1206 days ago

what a great collection …the kids would love it i bet…great job

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#9 posted 1205 days ago

What a great job! It sure was a pleasure to cut these dinosaurs! I love projects like I liked to get some projects dinosaurs! Hugs to all L.J! It’s an addiction this forum!

-- António Guerreiro

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