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Project by americancanuck posted 210 days ago 541 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first attempt at makeing this project, (requested by my wife), was a dismal failure. I had chosen the wrong type of wood and used a blade that was too large for the delicate fret cuts. After recieving some very good advice from Sheila Landry, the designer of the pattern, and making some minor modifications to the pattern this is what I came up with. The peice is 7/16” maple finished with a varnish of BLO, mineral sprits, and Poly. I am very pleased with the results and more importantly so is my wife.





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 210 days ago

This is done very nicely. Congratulations.

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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#2 posted 210 days ago

Very nicely done. Good job!

-- Anna http://richmondcarvers.com/

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Hawaiilad

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#3 posted 209 days ago

Very nice looking tray..how large is it?

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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scrollingmom

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#4 posted 208 days ago

As long as you are happy and the intended is happy I’d say you did a great job. I think it looks very nice.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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Fishinbo

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#5 posted 206 days ago

That’s very pretty, like the intricate and meaningful designs. Very well executed, excellent scroll work!

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#6 posted 204 days ago

I just saw this – it came out beautiful! It is nice to see such a wonderful presentation. :)

Sheila

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts Magazine, If you like reading my blog, come visit at Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"

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