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Project by scrollingmom posted 03-24-2013 12:55 AM 898 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had this piece of wood and just had to find a picture to cut on it. I just loved what turned out to be the bottom of this picture, the live edge.

The picture is made out of 3/4” Walnut with some burl at the bottom. It measures 12”x9” from the widest parts. I finished it with semi-gloss spray laquer and then wax. The pattern is by Lora Irish.

Thanks for looking and any comments.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS





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Woodenwizard

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#1 posted 03-24-2013 12:58 AM

Great Job Kelly. You really have an eye for getting the right pattern for the wood. Or is it the wood for the pattern :)

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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luv2learn

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

Kelly, that piece of walnut was just waiting for that pattern. Nice scroll work.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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KnotCurser

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#3 posted 03-24-2013 01:46 AM

Lovely work as always, Kelly!

You are correct – that live edge really makes the piece. Your great scrolling also helps a tad though! ;-)

Thanks for sharing this!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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Celticscroller

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#4 posted 03-24-2013 02:08 AM

Beautiful piece Kelly. The pattern really suited the wood and it’s is beautifully cut too.

-- Anna http://richmondcarvers.com/

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hoss12992

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#5 posted 03-24-2013 03:34 AM

Great job, and the pattern matches perfectly with the piece of wood you select. Love the live edge

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#6 posted 03-24-2013 10:57 AM

I love the choice of wood Kelly! You did a beautiful job with this and it looks great! :D

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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ldl

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#7 posted 03-24-2013 11:43 AM

Great job Kelly. Live edge set it off.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 03-24-2013 11:55 AM

Really nice work. It looks good.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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simarilan

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#9 posted 03-24-2013 12:54 PM

Very nice

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

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scrollingmom

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#10 posted 03-24-2013 03:37 PM

Thanks everyone, your comments mean alot to me.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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scrollsaw

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

Great job kelly the scroll work great

-- Todd

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nancyann

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#12 posted 03-24-2013 08:20 PM

Looks great, where did you find the walnut with the edge like that.

-- Nancy Antley

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Roger

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#13 posted 03-24-2013 09:24 PM

Way kool Kelly. That bark makes a gr8 rendition of the ground below.

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

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Jim Jakosh

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#14 posted 03-28-2013 02:19 AM

Another fine detail saw project. Nice work, Kelly!!

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

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