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Project by MichaelAgate posted 01-09-2013 01:56 AM 1463 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My sister has been after me for something on the scroll saw. I created this cutout after work this evening. A couple of hrs from applying pattern to ready for a lil polly or what have you.

A few more photo’s right here

-- Michael and Matthew





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GenuineGeek

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#1 posted 01-09-2013 02:40 AM

Very nice work.
Did you use specific software to get the template created from a normal photo or how did you get the black and white template created?

-- Don't try to figure it out... just turn it.

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 01-09-2013 03:01 AM

Awful darn amazing for only a couple hours.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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MichaelAgate

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#3 posted 01-09-2013 03:09 AM

GenuineGeek. thanks I used GIMP – It’s free software that can be downloaded. My son and I are going to create a video of one of the next portraits. We will share it here on LJ’s. I will include how the pattern is made as well.
here is a link to the software. as well, here is a link to videos from Scroll Saw Village on how to use it. Video

a1Jim – thanks, always nice to see you comment.

-- Michael and Matthew

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Sarit

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#4 posted 01-09-2013 06:38 AM

The title of the post is a little weird. I’m assuming you’re not both brother and sister and husband and wife, right?

Maybe you meant “My sister and her husband”?

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MichaelAgate

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#5 posted 01-09-2013 12:29 PM

Sarit – Thanks, fixed

-- Michael and Matthew

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MichaelAgate

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#6 posted 01-09-2013 01:20 PM

Sarit – Thanks, fixed

-- Michael and Matthew

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Fishinbo

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#7 posted 01-09-2013 03:50 PM

It is just fantastic scroll work. Shows great talent and skill to make those intricate kind of details.

—www.sawblade.com

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MichaelAgate

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#8 posted 01-09-2013 04:20 PM

Thanks kindly Fishinbo

-- Michael and Matthew

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Bill Akins

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#9 posted 01-09-2013 05:52 PM

Excellant work Michael. I was hoping you would do a video. Looking forward to it.

-- Bill from Lithia Springs, GA I love the smell of sawdust in the morning.

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Surfside

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#10 posted 01-09-2013 06:03 PM

I always find scrollsawing a hard job. But Michael, how come you are really good on that? Kidding aside, that’s a dynamite!

www.bandsawparts.com

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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pantango

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#11 posted 01-09-2013 10:18 PM

great work. I have gimp, but I haven’t had the time to figure it out yet. I do need to set aside some time and make a pattern of my grandson. I’ll watch for your video

Again….great job!!

-- Hate how work gets in the way of my hobby!!

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MichaelAgate

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#12 posted 01-09-2013 10:50 PM

Bill – thanks for your comment. Also, I think the video will be fun.

Surfside – Thanks. I used to find scrolling difficult as well. The correct saw makes a huge difference. The other secret, blade tension. Though the saw we use takes care of that for us :)

pantango – thanks, also, creating a pattern in gimp is just so super easy. You will be surprised how easy it actually is. I did a pattern for Matthew (my son) this evening, took about 25 minutes from start to print.

-- Michael and Matthew

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