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Project by scrollsaw posted 02-13-2008 03:14 AM 2284 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is my latest design from a pic I took of one of my brother’s friends. I had as much fun designing and cutting the project as he had playing the fiddle that night. The wood is 1/8 birch and I used 2/0 spiral blade, the project took 4.5 hrs and has 110 cuts. Thank you for viewing this project.

-- Todd

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#1 posted 02-13-2008 05:09 AM

Todd, as always first rate work. What are the dimensions on the piece?

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#2 posted 02-13-2008 07:22 AM

Great job Scrollsaw.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#3 posted 02-13-2008 08:27 AM

Outstanding piece – really looks lifelike.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#4 posted 02-13-2008 09:00 AM

That’s really great! I can’t even imagine what it takes to lay that all out…


-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA

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#5 posted 02-13-2008 01:29 PM

Nice project.

-- Jiri

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#6 posted 02-13-2008 01:46 PM

this is WONDERFUL.

I forget how you say you create the plan from a photo.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#7 posted 02-13-2008 06:09 PM

That is amazing… that is the most lifelike scroll saw portrait I’ve ever seen! I love this. Great composition and choice of theme/photo.

-- Happy woodworking!

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#8 posted 02-13-2008 10:26 PM

I love it. Great work sir.

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#9 posted 02-14-2008 01:11 AM

Great work once again. You must spend a ton of time working on the scrollsaw. How do you find all the time.

-- Scott, Kentucky ----- "Let us so live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry" Mark Twain

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#10 posted 03-16-2008 02:30 AM

Wow remarkable precise detail! So expressive. Love it!

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