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I’ve been scrolling since 2008. This was was an experiment at a more complicated project. It was made from red oak and took me about 4 months to complete.It was donated to a raffle and ultimately generated $850.00 to help a coworker of mine who was losing his wife to terminal cancer…I’m new to this site but i;ll post more pics soon.

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Dan Krager

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#1 posted 03-23-2013 02:54 PM

Marka, there are a number of scrollers here on LJ. Welcome! One that I’ve been following is Sheila Landry, aka “scrollgirl”. She maintains a site selling elegant and intricate scroll saw patterns along with her partner Kieth. I love doing this kind of work, too but haven’t done much recently.

-- Dan Krager, Olney IL Just when you figure out where things are in the hardware store, they rearrange the store.

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#2 posted 03-23-2013 03:00 PM

Excellent work and for a great cause as well, good for you Marka
and welcome to LJ’s!

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#3 posted 03-23-2013 03:07 PM

My God! How many hours?

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#5 posted 03-23-2013 03:42 PM

I am not a scroll person, but I am extremely impressed!

Welcome to LumberJocks

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#6 posted 03-23-2013 04:17 PM

Thank you very much for the kind comments. Im new to the site but, but I really like it. Il post more pics shorty. I started the basket in march and finished it in early September.

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#7 posted 03-23-2013 07:14 PM

Hello Marka1969

Welcome to LJ’s

A fantastic project

Nicely scrollsawed

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#8 posted 03-23-2013 07:39 PM

Very nicely scrolled basket. Welcome to LJ!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#9 posted 03-24-2013 12:22 AM


Great stuff, great cause!

I don’t know if that scroll saw stuff will ever be for me but that’s fine because I can marvel at creations like yours!

-- Grant - N Dakota

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#10 posted 03-24-2013 12:36 AM

Wow, that is amazing work!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#11 posted 03-24-2013 01:15 AM

Thank you very much for the comments. I’m going to post more projects shortly. i could spent hours on this site looking and admiring all of the great work people do.

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#12 posted 03-24-2013 01:41 AM

That is an incredible piece of work! And you donated it to help a friend. That makes it extra special!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#13 posted 03-24-2013 02:00 AM

A Great piece of work. I do a lot of scrolling so I can appreciate the craftmanship in this piece. Well done.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#14 posted 03-24-2013 05:10 AM

A.labor of Love and it shows.
Nicely done!

-- Find your limitations, and ignore them!

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#15 posted 03-24-2013 08:20 AM

Aloha Marka and welcome to the forum. From one Scroller to another…a job very well done. I’ve been scrolling about 30 years. I use Hegners, which saws do you use?

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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