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Dave

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#1 posted 11-16-2011 05:44 AM

Very nice William. You keep this up and you will have the whole Bible on your wall. I like the contrast of the colors. I had once read a whole book on just these verses. There is a reason why most people know this chapter and most of the lords prayer. And yes I can read.;) If I was going to scroll a verse out of the Bible it would have to be the shortest verse ” he wept”. But again its very pretty.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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William

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#2 posted 11-16-2011 06:12 AM

Thank ya’ll.
SuperD, I have three plaques in this style now, but I have saved the largest one till last. I have one more to do of the four patterns I bought. It is the poem, “Footprints”, in it’s entirety. It is supposed to measure 28×36”.
It will be at least after Thanksgiving (or later) before I start it. I’m taking a hiatus at the moment. I will be checking into Lumberjocks on a regular basis. I just need to catch up on all the little things I’ve allowed to pile up on me lately.

-- http://wddsrfinewoodworks.blogspot.com/

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Dave

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#3 posted 11-16-2011 06:17 AM

If you would clean that shop. Stuff would stop piling up. JK;)

Cant wait to see the footprints in person. Just wash them first….

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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William

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#4 posted 11-16-2011 06:20 AM

and if I’d clean the sawdust off the floor now and then maybe I wouldn’t leave so many footprints.

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#5 posted 11-16-2011 06:22 AM

I think I am about ten seconds behind you on your posts. Stop that. You will get footprints on my posts;)

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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William

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#6 posted 11-16-2011 07:16 AM

I stepped away from the computer for a while.
Actually that is not accurate.
I rolled away from the computer for a while.
As I looked back I noticed something.
No footprints.

Good thing my wife is a better housekeeper than I am a shop keeper, or there may have been wheelprints.

-- http://wddsrfinewoodworks.blogspot.com/

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#7 posted 11-16-2011 01:27 PM

Nice work, William! That one is really pretty. :) I love cutting lettering.

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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William

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#8 posted 11-16-2011 02:03 PM

I don’t know if I’d say I love cutting lettering Sheila, but it does keep my occupied on those bad days. You have to pay close attention on these or you’ll lop a letter (or the dot over an I) right off.
By the way, I’ve already had someone ask me if I could make this in, like, half the size for less money for them. Then, they just didn’t get it when I tried explaining why I would charge them three times as much to cut one in half the size.

-- http://wddsrfinewoodworks.blogspot.com/

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#9 posted 11-16-2011 02:20 PM

Wow! Great work and great detail. I admire those that can do scrollwork.

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#10 posted 11-16-2011 04:08 PM

wow, you are fantastic william, that is a lot of work and my hat is off to you , i hope this will hang for many many years for not only you to see the work, but for the words to permeate into your soul…...what a fantastic job….grizz

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devann

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#11 posted 11-16-2011 05:26 PM

Man, you’re something else with that scroll saw William. The best I’ve ever seen. And Grizz hit the nail on the head. A fantastic job is right.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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#12 posted 11-16-2011 06:59 PM

Wonderful project and excellent attention to detail. Ditto go Grizzman’s comments.

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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Paulo in Texas

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#13 posted 11-16-2011 08:09 PM

My hats off to ya, you are a very patient man and you should be very proud of the fruits of your labor.

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#14 posted 11-16-2011 08:16 PM

Very nice work, William.

Lee

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#15 posted 11-16-2011 08:42 PM

That is so precise, William; wonderful work.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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