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Project by bazz135uk posted 09-22-2013 11:13 PM 965 views 5 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

”BUBINGA – LOW RIDER” By BazzA.. Waterfall Bubinga Bathed in glorious Tung oil and Kissed with Beeswax.
First Photo sits with a previous project “Harley Logo” crafted from American Cherry and shimmering in the back is a stunning chunk of “London Plain” . So enjoyed making the Low Rider and what an amazing Wood !
The waterfall grain is so rewarding to work with, Rich in colour Heavy and dense.
This timber is a whopping 30mm thick so nice and slow on the scrollsaw with No7 Pegas Blade.
Hope you like my project I love it ! Thanks for checking it out :::::::: BazzA.

-- BAZZ, WINDSOR UK A workshop is not a luxury . We need it to preserve our sanity in this frantic world we live in. A place to be at peace.





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BENTWOOD

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#1 posted 09-22-2013 11:18 PM

BadabadaBubinga! That’s some nice scroll sculpting. Good job.

-- http://www.bentwoodjewelrydesigns.com

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bazz135uk

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#2 posted 09-22-2013 11:40 PM

Thankyou Shannon Great Name Great wood !

-- BAZZ, WINDSOR UK A workshop is not a luxury . We need it to preserve our sanity in this frantic world we live in. A place to be at peace.

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scrollsaw

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#3 posted 09-23-2013 06:30 AM

Very nice.

-- Todd

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bobman58

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#4 posted 09-23-2013 08:18 AM

Baz love the low rider may I ask where you got the pattern. Bob

-- robert dignam

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bazz135uk

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#5 posted 09-23-2013 10:07 AM

Hi Bob : Thanks for your question about a pattern.
I had no pattern as such, What I done was went onto Google & clicked onto Google images and searched for Harley Davidson Silhouette.
I then right clicked on an image and copied & pasted the image into my photos, I then transfered this into my SERIF word prosessor and resized it then printed it out as a pattern. The image was really basic so a lot of the work cutting out was done free hand I just cut away till I thought it looked more defined. I also done the Harley Logo the same way.
You can also click on almost any photo and copy & paste them or save them and “print” and use it as a pattern.
I am self taught and sorry if I am unable the explane clearly an easy way to do the computor stuff, As ive never had anyone to teach me at 53 years old, I’ve stabbed at every key till I get a result.
Same as all my woodwork I dont really know what Im doing I just have ago till Im happy with it.
This project is 1.5 inch thick 11 inch long and 7 inch high but with my software I can print this across as many A4 pages as you like to create a much bigger pattern. Glad you like my project Bob Thanks for checking it out.. BazzA.

-- BAZZ, WINDSOR UK A workshop is not a luxury . We need it to preserve our sanity in this frantic world we live in. A place to be at peace.

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GerardoArg1

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#6 posted 09-23-2013 11:45 AM

Wow. Excelent Bazz. Nice design. I do the same process for the silhouette, is effective.
30 mm??? That is very much. I like a lot. The cuts looks perfects. Congratulations!

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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ward63

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#7 posted 09-23-2013 03:59 PM

Nice scrolling!!! It really came out nice!

Thanks for sharing.

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HillbillyShooter

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#8 posted 09-23-2013 04:31 PM

Very nice scrolling!

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

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Surfside

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#9 posted 09-23-2013 09:11 PM

Your workmanship is so outstanding.You’re really good in scroll sawing. The pattern is very nice. Flawless.

-- "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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bazz135uk

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#10 posted 09-23-2013 11:01 PM

Hi just to show the thickness of the BUBINGA its ” 31mm ” = “1.5 inch”
No Flash scrollsaw ! I have a 15 year old Hegner multicut one ~ But I do demand top blades. Swiss PEGAS blades are in a league of there own. PEGAS No7 cuts 30mm hardwood without much fuss all be it a little slow. Use the right blade you can cut just about anything, it amazes me when people pay $2000 dollors for a scrollsaw then cut 10 cent 4mm mdf or some old orange box ! Seek out something a little special and if you cannot buy it local its always available through E-bay.
Thanks everyone for your input Glad you like my project ::
PS: Please checkout my blog on my 450 year old Oaks Beechs and Silver Birch Trees. Thanks BazzA.

-- BAZZ, WINDSOR UK A workshop is not a luxury . We need it to preserve our sanity in this frantic world we live in. A place to be at peace.

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Blackie_

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#11 posted 09-24-2013 12:17 AM

I can certainly appreciate this since I ride one. :)

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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paul44224

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#12 posted 09-28-2013 10:28 AM

Excellent work!

Paul

-- Paul, http://www.flickr.com/photos/woodworks44224

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