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This was my first attempt at using the Scroll Saw and only with a lot of help and Guidance from Sheila Landry and William.
It is a piece of Burl Elm with not much going for it. Where the Sun Moon (Sheila’s Design) is was a big hole. I will take some before pictures later :) It is about 1 1/2” thick

The saw was given to me by someone who could not use it due to vibration. After using it I found that it had some major vibration issues. not to mention the noise. It took pinned blades and was a poorly finished. William helped me do a rebuild and I made brackets to take plain ended blades. It just needed some fettling, better nuts and bolts and removing all the tin bits.
Thanks for looking
All comments welcome
Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe





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Sodabowski

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#1 posted 138 days ago

Nice starter Jamie! Moar pikchurz maybe, pretty please?

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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stefang

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#2 posted 138 days ago

Good work Jamie and I’m glad to hear that you got yourself a scroll saw.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Cajun Box Sculptor

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#3 posted 138 days ago

Mighty nice scroll saw work. Puts my first attempt to shame…in fact it puts my last attempt to shame.

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#4 posted 138 days ago

its a beauty jamie, you did a great job .

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Monte Pittman

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#5 posted 138 days ago

Very tasty work. Nice job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Celticscroller

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#6 posted 138 days ago

You did a beautiful job on this Jamie. Great piece of wood. Hope to see more of your scroll sawing now that you’ve got the bug :)

-- Anna http://richmondcarvers.com/

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swirt

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#7 posted 138 days ago

It has a really nice feel to it. Nice work Jamie.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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Jim Bertelson

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#8 posted 138 days ago

OK, that make s you look pretty advanced, not a beginner. A scroll saw is just another tool in the artists cup of brushes. I like the surface work that creates the mood for the work…........

Hope all is well…............

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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moment

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#9 posted 138 days ago

nice scrolling Jamie

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#10 posted 137 days ago

Nice scrollwork Jamie! I really like the incorporation of the scroll work into the turned background.

-- ---Joel; Central MD...rookie empter nester and getting back into woodworking!

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#11 posted 137 days ago

What a beautiful job (especially for a first attempt!) and a spectacular presentation. Very, very lovely piece, Jamie!

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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kepy

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#12 posted 137 days ago

Nice scrolling and a great presentation. Be forewarned that scrolling is very addictive.

-- Kepy

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justoneofme

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#13 posted 137 days ago

Your first scroll saw project Jamie?! Well done!! And just as amazing … doing a ‘remodeling’ job on the saw to make it work for you. I’m impressed … and looking forward to viewing your next project!!

-- Elaine in Duncan

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lanwater

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#14 posted 137 days ago

Beautiful piece Jamie. It looks great.

You have a talent for scrollsaw. It’s hard to believe this is a first piece.

Great work!

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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BritBoxmaker

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#15 posted 137 days ago

Great work, Jamie.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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