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Project by scrollingmom posted 02-04-2012 07:37 PM 847 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a piece that I did awhile back. The foxes are made of Walnut. The cuts are small enough that the picture gets lost in all the dark color of the Walnut. So I kept it around for awhile until I found a piece to use as a base. Even though the base is still Walnut I used the outer edge for the contrast. The bottom is dark, but the top next to the foxes is light.

The pattern is from Marilyn Carmin and I changed it just a little. There are two pieces, one and each end that I cut out made them raised to give the picture more depth. Hope you can see it in the pictures I took.

The base measures 19 18” long x 5-6” wide, one end is wider than the other, 3/4” thick. The foxes themselves are 18 3/8” long x 7” high x 3/4”.

The finish is a soak in Watkins Danish Oil and then a light coat of semi-gloss poly on the foxes and a coat of gloss poly on the base.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 02-04-2012 07:39 PM

Very nice work ,a cool piece.

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#2 posted 02-04-2012 09:06 PM

Another nice piece.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#3 posted 02-05-2012 01:36 AM

Very nice way to display this cutting.

That is one THICK piece of walnut to be cutting on the scrollsaw – you did great work on this one!

I also love the live end on the right side of the cutting.

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#4 posted 02-05-2012 03:44 AM

They are really cute!! I love the live edge on the base, too! It really adds a lot to the piece and looks wonderful! I am with Bob – Great cutting! :)

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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#5 posted 02-11-2012 10:38 PM

That is a real cool looking scroll project!!!!!!!..............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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