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My very first scrollsaw project...

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This was a sleigh that seemed difficult enough to be a challenge, yet easy enough for a beginner…..this project taught me alot….1) cutting curves neatly ( and not squaring them of can make or break a project. 2) once you start a line, dont stop. 3) patience…....





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 03-30-2013 10:03 AM

Looks great. Always good to learn.

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

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marka1969

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#2 posted 03-30-2013 10:31 AM

Thank you. and BTW I really like your quote ...”Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. – It’s not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability” May I borrow it?

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#3 posted 03-30-2013 12:28 PM

That was my first project, also. My granddaughter picked it out of a mag. and I cut it for her for Christmas. YES, that one will teach you a lot. Keep cutting. I look forward to seeing more of your work.

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 03-30-2013 12:41 PM

First of all, WELCOME TO LUMBERJOCKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Wow, that is great for a first project on the scroll saw. You sure challenged yourself with that one for a starter. I can’t wait to see you in a year on that saw!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Nice going…...........Jim

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

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marka1969

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#5 posted 03-30-2013 03:14 PM

Thank you very much, I’m new to the site and have posted several newer projects as well. I always enjoy feedback from fellow “lumberjocks”.....

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#6 posted 03-30-2013 03:18 PM

The sled looks really nice! What type of wood is it?

-- Nancy Antley

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#7 posted 03-30-2013 03:22 PM

Nice work. It looks really 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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#8 posted 03-30-2013 04:17 PM

Please share the source of the pattern. Thanks

-- --Dale Page

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#9 posted 03-30-2013 04:52 PM

Very nice scrolling, first or not. One of my first SS projects was also a sleigh. I cut six sets of them with reindeer and we painted them with the grandkids and their young cousins as a Christmas workshop project. That was 9 years ago and the families still put them out at Christmas time.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#10 posted 03-31-2013 12:59 AM

Great scroll work thank you for sharing this project.

-- Todd

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#11 posted 03-31-2013 02:15 AM

Beautifully cut. Very nice job! Look forward to seeing more of your scroll saw work.

-- Anna http://richmondcarvers.com/

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marka1969

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#12 posted 04-01-2013 01:58 AM

It was made in 2008, and I made it from Bubinga….. the sales person at the store I bought the wood from told me that I was about “to ruin a good piece of wood on a starter project”......I got the pattern from
www.wildwooddesigns.com ….. the 4 foot cathedral I’m working on now is from the same site.

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