Pierced Fretwork Pendants

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Project by DustyNewt posted 03-08-2013 10:02 PM 2012 views 10 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently made a trade of my work for a Hegner scroll saw, which I feel should properly be called an electric fretsaw. It is to my Tradesman scroll saw as Rolls Royces are to Yugos. I have only begun to experiment with its capabilities and possibilities.

These pendants are about 3/8” thick. #1 – Amboyna Burl “Om” #2 – Zebrawood “Dragon” #3 – Eucalyptus Burl “Luck” #4 – Zebrawood “Ghost” #5 – Zebrawood “Love” #6 – Amboyna Burl “Peace”

I LOVE this saw!

-- Peace in Wood ~

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#1 posted 03-08-2013 10:06 PM

Very detailed. real nice.

-- CaptFerd

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#2 posted 03-08-2013 10:22 PM

NICE! Great designs and choice of woods.

-- christopheralan

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#3 posted 03-08-2013 11:42 PM

Go big orange! I’m excited for you.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#4 posted 03-09-2013 03:22 AM

Nice styling for the pendant!

-- I did measure it twice, it's still too short.

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#5 posted 03-09-2013 05:15 AM

Yes. nice style, nice highlighting of the wood.

-- Natalie - My mind is like a bad neighborhood, I don't like to go there alone.

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#6 posted 03-09-2013 07:54 AM

Really nice, clean cuts – I like ‘em. I know I wasn’t that good when I first got my scroll saw! I’m still not, actually.


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#7 posted 03-09-2013 01:05 PM

Thank you all for the comments. This saw has given me another excuse NOT to throw away ANY scraps.

-- Peace in Wood ~

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#8 posted 03-09-2013 01:54 PM

Nice work Dusty. What type of cord are you using. I like the look o fit and it compliments your pendants very well.

-- Campzeke, Tampa, FL

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#9 posted 03-09-2013 02:13 PM

Very nicely done—both design and craftsmanship.

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

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#10 posted 03-09-2013 02:58 PM

These are beautiful and I love the wood.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#11 posted 03-09-2013 07:57 PM

Thanks again.

Campzeke ~ The cord is 2mm leather. But the pendant holes are 3/16”, so people can use their own favorite chain or cord if they like.

-- Peace in Wood ~

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#12 posted 03-11-2013 11:44 PM

Very nifty

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

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#13 posted 03-12-2013 01:55 PM

Cool pendants! Great scroll work on those detailed and small characters. Like them.

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