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Project by scrollingmom posted 08-07-2012 03:52 PM 1703 views 11 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the second project made out of the Simply Wood book, by Roshaan Ganief.

I wanted to add the horse to the collection. Thought I would put them together since they look so much alike in style.

This is also made of Baltic Birch it measures 11” x 15” x 5/8”. That includes all the overhangs. The bottom piece is 9” wide. The finish is semi-gloss poly. I used a key-hole hanger.

Thanks for looking.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS





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dust4tears

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#1 posted 08-07-2012 03:56 PM

This is purty’ niffty~~~ I dig it~

-- Ride hard or go home~

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MrsN

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#2 posted 08-07-2012 03:57 PM

I made one of these a while ago, and did a few other pieces in this style. Yours looks great. Did you figure out a good way to hang it, a few of mine were crooked the first few times I tried to hang them.
Awesome job

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woodtickgreg

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#3 posted 08-07-2012 04:00 PM

Me likey!

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HillbillyShooter

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#4 posted 08-07-2012 04:00 PM

Beautiful—you’re really on a roll! Keep it up.

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

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#5 posted 08-07-2012 04:14 PM

Amazing scrolling work. the first few times i looked at it i thought it was painted.

-- Englishman in Finland I am guessing that i am Finglish.

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#6 posted 08-07-2012 04:42 PM

Again, beautiful! :)

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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Roger

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#7 posted 08-07-2012 08:56 PM

Way kool Kelly. I like the dimension of it all

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Mark A. DeCou

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#8 posted 08-07-2012 09:08 PM

I studied this piece pretty hard last Saturday in the co-op gallery we both display our work in. It’s really pretty, very well crafted, can’t figure out quite how it’s accomplished….which is cool, and I like this style a lot. Well done, I think customers will like this style as well.

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

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Camero68

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#9 posted 08-08-2012 02:48 PM

Simply artistic.

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lanwater

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#10 posted 08-09-2012 06:39 AM

This is great!

I feel I need to guy the Roshaan’s book.

I am pretty sure I lack your talent.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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Jim Jakosh

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#11 posted 08-09-2012 05:27 PM

Whoa!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I love that piece!!.............Jim

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

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#12 posted 10-02-2012 03:49 AM

I absolutely love this piece!!!! Truly awesome and inspirational!

Nate

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

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