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Project by Sheldon posted 12-13-2011 05:48 PM 2807 views 9 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My daughter wanted to make something for a Science teacher that she had.
Scroll Saw of a butterfly was what she wanted. The teacher uses raising Monarch
butterflies during class… Kids have to raise one at home, and document it.

My Daughter was ok cutting the big area’s open,, but I had to all the small and fragile cuts.
So the butterfly is out of 1/4” Walnut. and we cut two at the same time.

About a year before I upgraded to the Dewalt scroll saw from a craftsman.. well worth the money.

-- Technology is great - when it works......... the Lord is great always.

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#1 posted 12-13-2011 05:57 PM

Very nice!

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#2 posted 12-13-2011 06:26 PM

Very nice butterfly. The teacher will love it.

-- It's all fun, Terry******N. Idaho

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#3 posted 12-13-2011 07:17 PM

I agree. Looks like a great family project.

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#4 posted 12-14-2011 04:07 AM

It looks so delicate and artistic, do you worry that some slender piece will break?

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#5 posted 12-14-2011 07:04 PM

I have broke some of the smaller pieces when I let go of the piece while cutting….

-- Technology is great - when it works......... the Lord is great always.

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#6 posted 12-31-2011 02:28 AM

That is excellant work. I have a customer that loves butterflys. Mind telling me where you got this pattern I don’t seem to remember it.

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.

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