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Bookends for my Daughter

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Project by jksmith69 posted 06-19-2011 12:06 AM 984 views 9 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I found these designs online and kinda ‘borrowed’ them to make bookends for my daughter. This was my most intricate scroll saw project when I started and it came out pretty good I think. My daughter, who just turned 2, loves owls and there’s a purple and green theme in her room so these work out great.

-- "Give me wood..... And I will play with it!"





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AaronK

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#1 posted 06-19-2011 12:32 AM

those look really good! how did you do the owl eyes and leaves? did you cut the holes out on two identical pieces, then sandwhich the panel inside or some other (easier) way?

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#2 posted 06-19-2011 01:32 AM

These are one sided, and I cut out the eyes and leaves on my scroll saw first and then clamped it and cut the outsides. Then I stained the green before glueing it all together. I didn’t know a better way to keep the green from the purple, I’m not a very good painter.

-- "Give me wood..... And I will play with it!"

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#3 posted 06-19-2011 04:29 AM

Very cute and nicely detailed : )

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

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#4 posted 06-19-2011 07:18 AM

very cute!! I’m sure that she loved them :)

-- Dale, Oregon

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