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Project by scrollingmom posted 01-26-2013 10:05 PM 1129 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are the ideal size for hanging in a window and letting the sun shine through the plexiglass. They were fun and I enjoyed making them.

The picture measures 8” x 8” x 1/4”, thats with the plexiglass, and Baltic Birch. I finished them with spray poly. I put fishing line so they could hang from a suction cup in the window. The colored plexiglass is attached to the back with epoxy.

The pattern is designed by Volker Arnold and I got it out of the Scroll Saw Workshop magazine, summer 2006.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#1 posted 01-26-2013 11:04 PM

These are just beautiful! You do such beautiful work! I love them!


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#2 posted 01-26-2013 11:33 PM

You do such beautiful scroll work Kelly. These are great.

-- Anna

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#3 posted 01-26-2013 11:52 PM

Very classy, even exquisite!

I love how the frame isn’t just your average shape, but includes the trees and branches.

The plexi is a really good idea as well – I’ll have to remember that.

Great work Kelly!


-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: /

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#4 posted 01-27-2013 01:31 AM

Very nice

-- Quality is easy to see - but hard to explain

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#5 posted 01-27-2013 02:49 AM

Well done!

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#6 posted 01-27-2013 02:50 AM

these are so beautiful, i dont know how you make cuts so small, there must be a step in scroll sawing i dont know about, would anyone who scrolls teach me something here, how do you make such small cuts…well besides my inability to know how you do this, you have done it so well that these are such beautiful pieces of art..

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#7 posted 01-27-2013 03:19 AM

I really like these Kelly, what a great job!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#8 posted 01-27-2013 03:50 AM

Beautiful work.

-- Custom furniture

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#9 posted 01-28-2013 07:00 AM

Beautifull work Kelly.

Lot’s of fine details.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#10 posted 01-28-2013 03:29 PM

That is some seriously beautifully fine cutting. A super nice piece.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#11 posted 01-28-2013 08:16 PM

Beautiful work Kelly—as always!

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

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#12 posted 01-29-2013 08:21 PM

Thanks for all the kind words. You all keep me posting.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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Jim Jakosh

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#13 posted 01-31-2013 02:38 AM

They are just beautiful, Kelly!!!!!!!!!...........Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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