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2012 Ornaments

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Project by Jarred posted 571 days ago 567 views 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are a couple of the ornaments I made for Christmas presents this year. I made six total. I decided to do something a little different than previous years. I laminated four scrap pieces of wood: cherry, curly walnut, sassafras, and redheart. I then rough cut the heart shapes on my scroll saw, and ripped the resultant shapes into 3 two-sided ornaments. I then cut out the crosses individually on each of the ornaments.

The scroll saw is not my forte, so the pictures are deliberately low-resolution to help hide mistakes :)

I finished the ornaments with a variety of different techniques. Tung-oil + poly, danish oil + poly, French polish, etc. The tung oil didn’t cooperate too well as far as drying time—good this I started before Thanksgiving!

I woodburned some of them and rounded the corners on a couple (at my wife’s request).

Thanks for looking and hope you had a Merry Christmas and have a Happy New Year!

Jarred

-- No reserve. No retreat. No regrets.





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HillbillyShooter

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#1 posted 571 days ago

they look very nice—I like them.

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

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#2 posted 571 days ago

Treasures of the heart(s)
These are great.

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