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Valentines Heart Plaque

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Project by jerrells posted 218 days ago 742 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was trying to decide what to make my wife for Valentines Day. You know all my presents are made from wood – at lease I am told. I considered the box from Shelia Landry that I saw in me latest Creative Woodworking and Crafts mag. but is was too large and she really has no need for it. So I decided on this Heart Plaque, that was designed by Keith Fenton. that could either sit on a table or hung on the wall. I will let her decide.

I have looked at this pattern for a while but considered it too hard and my scroll saw is not running that well any way. I have the parts ordered. Like any project it is just one cut at a time and stay right on the line.

It is made from 1/2 inch oak and the center is dropped 1/4 inch. The walls between the cuts range between 1/16 to 1/8 thick. I will say that I did not break or miss-cut any part of it – luck I guess.

It could have a backer board on the center section but I, also, will wait on that till she sees it.

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 218 days ago

This is a real nice piece of work. You did a fine job on it.

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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CFrye

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#2 posted 218 days ago

Wonderful labor of love Jerrrells. I am in awe of the number of times this piece requires connecting, unconnecting and reconnecting the blade. You did this beautifully. Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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peteg

2865 posts in 1457 days


#3 posted 218 days ago

They say “patience is a virtue” well bud you must be a very patient man :)
I’m sure the LOYL will be very happy with the result
Pete

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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michelletwo

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#4 posted 218 days ago

striking work. just wonderful

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#5 posted 218 days ago

It looks just lovely Jerrell! You always do our work proud! :)

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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Fishinbo

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#6 posted 214 days ago

Amazing piece of scroll work. Intricate design and you executed it very well. It’s a wonderful gift to your wife this Valentine’s.

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Bearpie

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#7 posted 205 days ago

Beautiful piece of work!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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