Laura and Carter her grandbaby

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Project by Dennis Hunter / Laura Merchant posted 04-14-2012 06:52 AM 954 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I designed this pattern and cut two. One for her daughter witch she finally got this X-mas and one for Laura. This was my first portrait I every cut. I cut this last year about a month after I started using the scrollsaw. The pattern I designed in Photoshop. To much work about 10 hours. Not to bad for a newbee or at least at that time I was.
Thanks Dennis

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 04-14-2012 09:05 AM

Very nice work. I do not have the patience for that.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 04-14-2012 10:20 AM

That is very good. I am impressed. You definitely captured their likeness in this. Another great job.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#3 posted 04-14-2012 11:52 AM

Very nice work. wish ,my saw would cut straight so I could make better 45 angles, but your work is it captures the essece of the person.

-- Jim Earl

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#4 posted 04-14-2012 12:36 PM

Great work on this Dennis, perfect likeness on both. Those computer programs work, but they can sure suck up a lot of time. I suggest you make yourself a light table and just trace by hand. It’s a lot faster and more fun too. That’s I am doing now after initially wasting so much time on the computer. Not everything is best done by machines!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 04-14-2012 09:43 PM

Dennis, you have more patience then I do to have done a wonderful job with the scroll saw pattern.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#6 posted 06-06-2012 03:54 AM

Now that is really, really cool!!!

Very Respectfully,


-- "With a little bit of faith, and some imagination, you can build anything!" Nate

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#7 posted 06-06-2012 02:57 PM

Dennis, you did a fine job on scroll sawing this portrait. The detail is amazing.


-- 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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