Heart in Hand

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Project by shopdog posted 10-23-2013 12:20 PM 1182 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Good morning,

I made this as a gift for my wife for our 36th anniversary.
Cut on my dewalt scroll saw from 1/4” baltic birch, and painted.
The frame is quatersawn white oak…or is it riftsawn?? There are maple splines in the corners…not shown
With the frame, it’s 10 1/2” x 13”
I don’t remember where I got the pattern from, but it’s available on request.

I gave it to her a month early, because I didn’t want it getting dusty in the shop. I’ve made hundreds of things for her, and this is her favorite.

Hope you like it too.

-- Steve--

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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 10-23-2013 02:53 PM

Cool one , Steve!!.................Jim

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

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#2 posted 10-23-2013 05:00 PM

Great job Steve great scroll work

-- Todd

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#3 posted 10-24-2013 12:24 AM

Beautiful scroll saw piece! I’ll bet your wife loves it!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#4 posted 10-24-2013 12:27 AM

This is really very, very nice—an attractive piece!

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

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#5 posted 10-24-2013 08:10 PM

Well done on both counts!

-- Jason - Colorado Springs

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#6 posted 10-26-2013 03:21 PM

Lucky wife, you did a great job. : )

-- The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that our aim is too low and we reach it.. Michelangelo

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#7 posted 10-26-2013 03:24 PM

It’s very nice. I like the art work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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 10-29-2013 02:28 PM

Wonderful art piece! Like the cool and meaningful design. Successful project and great job!

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#9 posted 10-31-2013 08:04 AM

Thanks for the kind words. Now I have to come up another present for the actual date 11/18

-- Steve--

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#10 posted 03-26-2014 12:00 PM

This is very smooth and flowing. Very artistic.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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