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My first Lichterbogen

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This is a project I completed last fall, my first lichterbogen. 1/8” baltic birch ply, battery powered 10 light string. It’s about 9” wide and 12” tall, maybe 1.75” deep. My son and I will be making a couple more for this seasons holiday craft fairs.

I wish I had taken better pictures, but all we had at the time was a phone camera.

Thanks for looking.

-- Dan Snow & Son Wooden Toys & Gifts





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jlb

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#1 posted 08-16-2013 08:06 PM

Excellent work! Did you get your Excalibur saw? If so, how do you like it? Is this a German design?

-- Jim, Ca, jimlbenson@comcast.net

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dansnow

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#2 posted 08-16-2013 08:15 PM

Hi Jim,
Yes, finally received the saw in early June. I love the saw, had to get used to it’s quirks after all the cutting I had done on the little 2 speed Dremel (which my son has now, and does amazing things with it!) The lifting top arm, variable speed control, and foot switch make it a joy to use.

The design is from a book called “The Big Book of Christmas Ornaments and Decorations” and they call it a Winter Woodland Arch.

-- Dan Snow & Son Wooden Toys & Gifts

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Surfside

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#3 posted 08-16-2013 08:23 PM

Turned out awesome! Another intricate scroll saw work!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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HillbillyShooter

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#4 posted 08-16-2013 11:00 PM

Very, very nice! Please be sure to take more pictures on the next one and be sure to post.

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

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Hawaiilad

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#5 posted 08-17-2013 12:46 AM

Oh I like that. I will have to check on Amazon for that book. Would make great Christmas gifts for the kids and their family. Thanks for sharing

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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marka1969

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#6 posted 08-17-2013 09:28 AM

Great job. Keep the good eork

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#7 posted 08-17-2013 12:13 PM

Awesome project! You really did a beautiful job on that! And I really LOVE your saw! What a beauty!

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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#8 posted 08-17-2013 02:16 PM

Outstanding ,great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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josh

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#9 posted 08-17-2013 03:44 PM

that’s magicool.

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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