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Deer head supports or"Gingerbread" for the porch

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Project by terrilynne posted 08-17-2011 12:46 AM 1706 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

MichaelA and myself have been very busy lately. A total restoration on an old house for our friends here in SW Texas. We have a long way to go. I finished up my deer head gingerbread supports for the back porch and couldn’t wait to show them off. They are made from 4/4 rough sawn cedar to match the trim and beams. The pattern is by John Nelson I got from my book the best of Scroll Saw Wildlife projects. The siding is an 8 inch D-log pine. Progress is slow, it’s 110 degrees in the shade here!!!!! Can’t wait to finish up and head for the Rockies to cool off . At least till the snow flies then back here to Tx.

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!





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#1 posted 08-17-2011 01:19 AM

What a stunning renovation! Your scrolled deer heads are fabulous. Great job!

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#2 posted 08-17-2011 01:51 AM

Outstanding… makes a real difference to the posts…

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#3 posted 08-17-2011 02:47 AM

Beautiful! The mounting plate added gives me an idea. Thanks for posting.

-- Bert

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#4 posted 08-17-2011 03:22 AM

I love this!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#5 posted 08-17-2011 04:11 AM

Beautiful! Great design….....love it!

-- Just A Girl

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#6 posted 08-17-2011 04:12 AM

Gingerbread is my favorite!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#7 posted 08-17-2011 04:36 AM

these look like great appendages for your restoration job, lovely attention to detail n the cut out. boy you’ve takin on a job here Terri, can just imagine sitting back on that porch & seeing these reminders of our fleet footed friends, (stalked a few of them in my day)
BTW it was 29* here this morning, :))

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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Roger

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#8 posted 08-17-2011 11:33 AM

that is some nice scrolling

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#9 posted 08-18-2011 02:04 AM

Really nice Terry.
Good to see you are progressing.
I know that with the talent in your family the result will be a real “home”.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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#10 posted 08-21-2011 09:19 PM

WOW! It is all Great.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#11 posted 12-11-2011 05:49 PM

Beautiful project.

The ginger bread makes a big difference. Very nice.

Lee

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