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Project by KnotCurser posted 05-16-2013 12:18 AM 988 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was done as a request from a friend and fellow beer brewer.

He requested this sign be made to hang in his brew-house.

Over a year ago, our power company took down a HUGE mulberry tree and I was able to snag a bunch of logs from it. This is one I slabbed on my band saw and had drying since last summer. It seemed like the perfect fit for this image.

The really nice thing about mulberry is that it is very stable, which makes it really nice for scrollsaw work. It also oxidizes to a deep brown over time – bonus!

I was able to keep live edges on three sides of this piece – another bonus!

Overall, the piece measures around 17” x 8” and is around 1/8” thick.

Finish, as usual, consists of a soak in lemon oil and then backed with thick felt.

The first pic was taken by my friend – it’s already hanging in the brewhouse. :-)

Cheers!

-bob

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





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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#1 posted 05-16-2013 12:23 AM

Wow, Bob! You work is “most excellent!” Very stunning! :)

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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Roger

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#2 posted 05-16-2013 12:36 AM

An eye-popper… Now I’m thirsty

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

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scrollsaw

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#3 posted 05-16-2013 01:05 AM

I like it great scroll work. Thank you for sharing this project.

-- Todd

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Celticscroller

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#4 posted 05-16-2013 04:18 AM

Beautiful work! Love the wood and the scrolling is really great.

-- Anna http://richmondcarvers.com/

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Ken90712

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#5 posted 05-16-2013 08:42 AM

Very very nice! That is some great work!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Pete Jansen

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#6 posted 05-17-2013 01:47 AM

Very cool. You can send me a slab of that anytime. I’ll pay for the shipping as long as its not crazy. Nice work.

-- Lovin' sawdust in beautiful Fort Collins, Colorado

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Diggerjacks

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#7 posted 05-17-2013 05:55 PM

Hello KnotCurser

A very great work with a lot of precision
I like it

Your friend will be very happy with a so nicely cutting scroll saw work

Thanks for sharing

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

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scrollingmom

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#8 posted 05-17-2013 06:56 PM

Bob, very nice. I love it.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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