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Fire-breathing Dragon Scrolled Pierced Fretwork Acacia Plate Wall hanging

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Project by woodreamer posted 142 days ago 638 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I found a beautiful Acacia wood plate in a bargain bin at a home decorating outlet. I noticed real potential due to its beautiful warm colors and grain, and got to work hand cutting the design on the scroll saw I’m pleased with the results. The gorgeous grain and color of the wood really goes well this particular design, I feel. The scales were somewhat tedious, but the rest was a lot of fun. Acacia wood cuts rather well, but I made sure not to breath in the very fine dust, which has an odd coffee like odour to it. I finished it with a by simply applying a coat of lemon oil, which really brought out the beautiful grain. Adapted from a design by John Polemius.
Dimensions: 16 inches wide by 12 inches high.

-- Bob, BC, Canada http://www.etsy.com/shop/abby702





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Chris

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#1 posted 142 days ago

From one scroller to another…..BEAUTIFUL!

-- Chris, Virginia, http://www.scrollsawcreationsbychris.com

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shopdog

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#2 posted 142 days ago

Nice pattern
Great cutting. Very delicate

-- Steve-- http://www.urbanexteriors.biz

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Fishinbo

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#3 posted 135 days ago

Gorgeous wood and intricate dragon scroll work. Great job!

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