Butterfly Cross

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Project by Cozmo35 posted 12-02-2012 11:20 PM 1039 views 6 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is the first one I painted. It is a Sue Mey pattern.

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#1 posted 12-02-2012 11:42 PM

Hey Cosmo, That one is BEAUTIFUL…

-- Ed Port Republic

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#2 posted 12-02-2012 11:49 PM

nice job

-- Chuck, wiswood2

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#3 posted 12-02-2012 11:59 PM

Great job. I am not normally a fan of painted projects but this one is perfect. How long did the scroll work take?

-- -Al, Chesapeake, VA

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Keith Fenton

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#4 posted 12-03-2012 12:00 AM

Nice work! The colors look really good together.

-- Scroll saw patterns @

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#5 posted 12-03-2012 12:02 AM

Excellent design and very intricate lines. How did you manage cutting such slim portion? Mike you really have the great control in sawing.

-- Bert

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#6 posted 12-03-2012 12:40 AM

Beautiful ,great job.

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 12-03-2012 12:42 AM

Your scroll work is excellent. Your paint choice is beautiful.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#8 posted 12-03-2012 12:59 AM

Thank you all for the nice comments.

AlBCuttnWud – the cutting took about 8 hours total. I cut this 1/8 inch piece in a stack cut with a 1/2 piece of mahogany. (I didn’t paint it)

BertFlores58 – When I am cutting on the scroll saw, it is like meditation. I just let the wood ride into the blade. I never rush the cut and never stop unless I come to a 90 degree or sharper corner. The trick is to never stop moving the wood. After all, the blade never stops why should the wood.

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#9 posted 12-03-2012 01:25 AM

Nice Cutting Michael…
Like others have said,
the colors work excellent on this,
Great Job!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#10 posted 12-03-2012 09:15 AM

Beautiful, as soon as I saw it, I knew it was the work of cozmo

-- Everyone calls me Ed or Eddie , mom still calls me Edward if she is mad at me.

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#11 posted 12-03-2012 10:59 AM

That’s a cool looking cross. I like the color contrast.

-- Have a great day.

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#12 posted 12-03-2012 05:56 PM

Awesome work Mike!!!! You rock Bro!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#13 posted 12-05-2012 06:27 PM

Nice Work!
I like the colors.

And yes there is a certain Zen when using the scroll saw, I know it all too well.
Not many can do that. Keep up the great work!

-- I cut it twice and it's still too short!

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