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Jiggin for Salmon

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Project by Jim Barry posted 11-04-2012 05:21 PM 1492 views 5 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first project posting at LJ. I took one of Sheila Landry’s scrollsaw patterns and super sized it on our wide format printer. The result, well, I think it turned out pretty good. :) Made some mistakes, come up with some new tricks. More photos over at my personal web site

-- Woodwork Safely, Jim Barry, Nova Scotia, CANADA http://www.WoodchuckCanuck.com





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Jamie Speirs

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#1 posted 11-04-2012 05:53 PM

Jim that looks really good

jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Bluepine38

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#2 posted 11-04-2012 06:10 PM

Good recovery on that plywood delamination problem. You did a good job with that enlargement, must be
nice to have access to a large printer. I do not think I would like to tackle that big a project on a scrollsaw,
but you did a very professional job on that salmon. It looks great on the wall and is a good incentive to go
fishing. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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Jim Barry

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#3 posted 11-04-2012 06:29 PM

Thanks folks. To clarify, I didn’t make this with a scrollsaw. I used a jig saw. Also, our daily work is we print large format patterns for pattern designers. So if anybody’s need an enlargement of one of their own, or has permission from the designer to do so, just let me know. Copyright rules always apply.

-- Woodwork Safely, Jim Barry, Nova Scotia, CANADA http://www.WoodchuckCanuck.com

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KnotCurser

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#4 posted 11-04-2012 08:17 PM

This looks really cool!

I think you can easily claim the prize of largest work done with one of Sheila’s patterns! :-)

Just wait until Sheila sees this – which I am SURE she will…...

Great work!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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Jim Barry

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#5 posted 11-04-2012 08:22 PM

Thanks Bob. She’s already aware of it. I had approached her first to get permission to enlarge the pattern before I started.

-- Woodwork Safely, Jim Barry, Nova Scotia, CANADA http://www.WoodchuckCanuck.com

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#6 posted 11-04-2012 09:44 PM

This is just awesome! Jim is now distributing all of my patterns through his site Woodworkers Workshop . He has been great at encouraging me to “Think Big” and make larger designs that can be done with the jig saw and used for outdoor art (like on the side of a house or barn) I would have never thought it would be possible to make one of my Forest Leaf patterns that big but he did an outstanding job on it! It looks wonderful!

Sheila :D

-- 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 11-05-2012 12:14 AM

Super-Size it… Oh yea! Looks awesome! That is one heck-of-a wall piece.

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

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Jim Barry

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#8 posted 11-05-2012 12:18 AM

Thanks.

-- Woodwork Safely, Jim Barry, Nova Scotia, CANADA http://www.WoodchuckCanuck.com

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HillbillyShooter

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#9 posted 11-05-2012 01:00 AM

Very nicely done—it makes a great wall decoration, much better than some silly ole painting. LOL

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

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Jim Barry

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#10 posted 11-05-2012 01:39 AM

I can’t saying paintings are silly, my dear wife hangs her art in the house too. :)

-- Woodwork Safely, Jim Barry, Nova Scotia, CANADA http://www.WoodchuckCanuck.com

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majuvla

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#11 posted 11-05-2012 04:58 AM

It just looks awsome!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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xylosapiens

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#12 posted 11-05-2012 07:57 AM

Wow! You obviously love fish (LOL).

-- Alejandro Moreno alias xylosapiens, CANARY ISLANDS

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Jim Barry

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#13 posted 11-05-2012 11:43 AM

Thanks. I do like fish but I don’t fish. I would, I just don’t. And there’s a big lake right in front of my house too. :) I choose this pattern because it seemed to be the most difficult of the patterns Sheila had. I figured if I could make this one, the others should be easier. LOL

-- Woodwork Safely, Jim Barry, Nova Scotia, CANADA http://www.WoodchuckCanuck.com

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MarkTheFiddler

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#14 posted 11-05-2012 12:39 PM

Very well done. When I first saw it, I was thinking “How on Earth”. Thank you for explaining. It seems doable now. That’s what Lumberjocks is about. Sheila shares, we learn. You share, we learn. Now I have some more crazy ideas!

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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Jim Barry

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#15 posted 11-05-2012 12:44 PM

Happy to help out Mark. If you have any questions, just let me know.

-- Woodwork Safely, Jim Barry, Nova Scotia, CANADA http://www.WoodchuckCanuck.com

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