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Project by jerrells posted 01-03-2012 at 07:51 AM 2476 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the first real project I have cut on my new/slightly used DeWalt 788 Type 1 scrollsaw and may I say, “it is wonderful”.

This item will go into the consignment store where I display my products. The name is the last name of the owner of the shop so it should get a lot of visability. The font is called Black Rose and I just love it for scroll work. I am not too excited with the brackets/or feet as they were a last minute detail.

In the shop I will charge a certian amount per letter and allow the customer to pick the color of finish.

Thanks for looking.

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





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 01-03-2012 at 12:55 PM

Looks great good luck with the store display.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#2 posted 01-03-2012 at 05:49 PM

This is just beautiful, Jerrell! I am glad you like your new saw. I loved my 788 and it gave me many years of great service. This will open a whole new avenue for you and your scroll sawing. I can’t wait to see what you come up with!

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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nittanylion

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#3 posted 01-03-2012 at 08:58 PM

I think it looks great! I am trying to improve on my scroll skills, but unsure how to put font on to the wood without drawing it freehand. As a novice, I would love any advice!
JERRELLS- I looked on microsoft word for that font, but did not have it. Any ideas for me?
Thanks,
Todd

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HerbC

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#4 posted 01-03-2012 at 09:11 PM

Todd,

Google it and you’ll find several sites that offer it as a free download. I recommend you make sure your antivirus software is up to date before downloading, never know what you’re going to get…

Good Luck!

Be Careful!

Herb

-- Herb, Florida - Here's why I close most messages with "Be Careful!" http://lumberjocks.com/HerbC/blog/17090

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Vicki

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#5 posted 01-04-2012 at 12:30 PM

Congrats on the new saw. The plaque looks great and I don’t thing the feet look bad. I thought that was a great idea.

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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