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Project by AAWW2005 posted 613 days ago 2244 views 5 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is what I would consider to be “Extreme Scroll Saw” Intarsia work! This is the most intense piece I’ve done yet! It’s made from Oak, Walnut, American Holly, Aspen, Mahogany, and Hickory. The back board is 1/4” Birch plywood. Every piece was cut on the scroll saw and hand sanded. The arrow shafts were cut from a piece of Hickory (for strength): ripped on the table saw at 1/16” and then taken to the scroll saw and ripped at 1/32”. The ribbon in the eagle beak is multiple pieces, layered and hand shaped to give it the twisting look. All of the feathers are individually cut (Scroll Saw) from walnut and hand sanded. The Wreath, top section of the shield, feet, beak, and holly sprigg are all Oak. The Tail feathers are Hickory. The cloud on top is Aspen. The lettering and stars were hand drawn. The outer edge measures 16-1/2”. Thanks for looking. Enjoy! If you have any questions about this desin or any of my displays, please feel free to e-mail me!

-- "Your Design or Mine!"





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 612 days ago

Holey Moley, This is amazing. From a Scrollsaw or Intarsia standpoint its truly amazing! The details and colors are great. How long did this take? Will go down as one of the great ones posted here no doubt!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Time2beupinAZ

451 posts in 1558 days


#2 posted 612 days ago

Very nice work there. I love it.

-- Tim - I usally measure twice after I cut......then I know for sure that I cut it short.....

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Gshepherd

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#3 posted 612 days ago

Beautiful what else can be said…

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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Stormy

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#4 posted 612 days ago

Awsome!

-- Stormy: Sometimes the wood just tells you what it wants to be.

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Handtooler

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#5 posted 612 days ago

Absolutely Fantastic! The most beautiful scrolling work I’ve ever seen.

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343 bassboy40@msn.com

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HawkDriver

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#6 posted 612 days ago

Stunning!!!

-- Patrick, Helicopters don't fly. They beat the air into submission.

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Northwest29

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#7 posted 612 days ago

Oh my gosh! This one of the most complicated pieces I have ever seen. Well done.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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Aaron McCain

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#8 posted 612 days ago

That is incredible work. I hope it will hold a place of honor in that office!

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intarsia92

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#9 posted 612 days ago

That piece looks awesome!! You did a fantastic job cutting and shaping. Good choice of woods.

-- Intarsia92

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majuvla

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#10 posted 611 days ago

Outstanding details. I’m glad you didn’t coloured it, instead you pointed wholle beauty of woods.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Keith Fenton

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#11 posted 451 days ago

Awesome work!

-- Scroll saw patterns @ http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com

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