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Project by scrollingmom posted 620 days ago 1371 views 11 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

While I was at the Scrollsaw picnic I bought this book called Simply Wood, by Roshaan Ganief. I has some neat projects that have simple clean lines. I liked them. So I made a couple of the projects. This is the first one…

Its 4 seperate pieces that make one full picture, made of Baltic Birch. Each piece is 8”x8”x5/8”. They are finished with semi-gloss polyurethane. I used key-hole hangers on the back. The Koi are cut out to expose Red Mahogany stain behind.

They were fun to make. Thanks for looking.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS





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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#1 posted 620 days ago

I LOVE these! I have seen other pieces from that book and I liked this style but you have really done an outstanding job on this! You have created a beautiful piece of artwork! Just lovely!

Sheila :)

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts, Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"

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HillbillyShooter

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#2 posted 620 days ago

Very nice, almost yin & yang like. Having recently tried some scroll sawing, I’m always amazed at how precise you are able to make your cuts.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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MrsN

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#3 posted 620 days ago

Wow, awesome job. I also have the book and really like the style of the pieces.

-- ----- www.KNWoodworking.com ----- --

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scrollingmom

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#4 posted 620 days ago

Thank you both very much for the encouragement. I apprectiate it.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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woodtickgreg

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#5 posted 620 days ago

Very nice! I agree with the yin n yang thing too! Keep on scrollin!

-- wood tick tools for turners by woodtickgreg @ woodbarter.com

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grizzman

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#6 posted 619 days ago

i really like this with the cat fish circling one another, very nice job, i think it is a peaceful piece…i always have enjoyed the water…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Roger

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#7 posted 619 days ago

Very nicely done. Nice flowing curves on them fish. I had some catfish last night fer supper actually, but, mine wasn’t made outta wood… :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Mark A. DeCou

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#8 posted 619 days ago

This piece also, like the butterfly, is a new style for you, and i really like it.
Well done, interesting composition, and very well executed crafting!
It will be interesting to watch you use this new style you’ve learned from the book in other things you put together.

keep up the good work,
M

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan - www.decoustudio.com

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Woodenwizard

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#9 posted 619 days ago

Great piece. Love the simplisity.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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lanwater

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#10 posted 618 days ago

Very nice piece.

I like it.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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Jim Jakosh

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#11 posted 617 days ago

That is really cool, Kelly!...............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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woodenwarrior

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#12 posted 614 days ago

I really like those!! The movement of the piece just keeps my eyes moving…very slick!

-- Do or do not...there is no try - Master Yoda

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