Scroll sawed tray

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Project by Celticscroller posted 10-27-2012 09:28 PM 1029 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I used one of Steve Good’s patterns to make these trays in red cedar. On one of the trays I carved a butterfly on the end – not very successfully. Red cedar is not good for carving! I cut out a butterfly on the scroll saw using mahogany and overlaid it on the second box. Two more projects completed to add to the Christmas list!

-- Anna

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#1 posted 10-28-2012 02:29 AM

Nicely done. Really like the ones with the overlay; it sets it off well.

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#2 posted 10-28-2012 03:01 AM

Nice job, and I agree on liking the overlay better because of the contrast.

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

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#3 posted 10-28-2012 10:12 AM

I actually find the first carved butterfly quite nice Anna :)

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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#4 posted 10-28-2012 11:45 AM

I like everything about it. The carved and/or the overlay butterfly, both very nicely done. Lotsa nice scrollin goin on there. The receiver will be exstatic, I’m sure

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#5 posted 10-28-2012 12:32 PM

Very beautiful piece, Anna !!!

-- Lidiya,Russia.

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#6 posted 10-28-2012 04:16 PM

That looks lovely, Anna! Just a beautiful job of cutting and construction! :)


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#7 posted 10-28-2012 11:46 PM

Thank you all for taking the time to view the project and for your kind comments.

-- Anna

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