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Project by handmade24 posted 05-02-2012 04:33 PM 864 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

the birds are one piece of wood. I was taught by lady who makes these for a living.

The bear is from scrollsaw workshop plans.

The piggy bank still has the protective film on the plastic and is of my own design.

-- The price of the project can be found in the smiles of those who receive it. Some things are priceless.





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Spoontaneous

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#1 posted 05-02-2012 10:24 PM

So… those birds are from one piece of wood!? That is pretty interesting that someone makes a living doing those. Pretty cool!

BTW… nice counter top too.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#2 posted 05-02-2012 10:36 PM

Nice little projects, that’s a great looking carving with birds, I would like to try that one day.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#3 posted 05-02-2012 11:18 PM

I do this with cider

-- Nimkee** Joe

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#4 posted 05-03-2012 07:55 PM

the bird was inspired by Gwen Hadland. She makes puzzles for Made in Oregon. Fantastic lady.
I wil post producton pictures later—I had no idea anyone would would be interested in making these. The are sawn on a band saw using a .10 thousands blade that is 1/8 inch—I used a roybi table top saw.. But I think a
scroll saw would work too. The wings are soaked in water then bended into place.

Thank you for the feed back.

-- The price of the project can be found in the smiles of those who receive it. Some things are priceless.

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