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Project by scrollingmom posted 03-03-2013 04:54 PM 798 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This picture subject is a little different than what I am used to doing. Trying to expand my projects and show my different sides.

The picture does have some delicate pieces in it, you have to be very careful on the sanding. It is made of 1/8” Baltic Birch, 7 1/4” x 9 1/2”. Black matt board for the backer. I did adjust the picture from original size because I had the frame first. I usually make my frames, but a friend was cleaning out the basement and gave me a huge box of frames. The frame is made of Walnut. I did a little light sanding and resprayed it with laquor to refresh the finish already on it.

The pattern is done by John Nelson and it came out of the 2012 Spring issue of Scrollsaw Woodworking & Crafts magazine.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS





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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#1 posted 03-03-2013 05:54 PM

Very nice! I really like it a lot! You did a beautiful job with it!

Sheila :)

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

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#2 posted 03-03-2013 05:54 PM

What a beautiful piece Kelly! Very intricate and beautifully cut.

-- Anna http://richmondcarvers.com/

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Woodenwizard

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#3 posted 03-03-2013 06:09 PM

Another great project. Nicely done!

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#4 posted 03-03-2013 06:47 PM

excellent

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

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grizzman

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#5 posted 03-03-2013 07:18 PM

its good to see you trying new things Kelly, this is a beautiful piece.

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

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HillbillyShooter

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#6 posted 03-03-2013 07:50 PM

Very nice—as always. Thanks for sharing.

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

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lanwater

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#7 posted 03-04-2013 05:29 AM

Great work Kelly!

I love the details, especially the fingernails.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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Roger

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#8 posted 03-05-2013 12:39 AM

Very beautiful scrolling. The depth of that frame is very kool

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Fishinbo

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#9 posted 03-06-2013 03:13 PM

Awesome portrait! Very well executed design and the frame makes it more appealing.

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Jim Jakosh

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#10 posted 03-07-2013 02:11 AM

Beautiful project, Kelly!!!!!!!!!!!!..........Jim

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

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scrollsaw

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#11 posted 03-24-2013 04:06 PM

You do great scroll work thank you for sharing this project.

-- Todd

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