LumberJocks

My first Scroll-saw Plaque

  • Advertise with us
Project by dansnow posted 03-17-2014 05:27 PM 699 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

There’s a clerk at my local big box home improvement store that has been asking me for more than a year if I was ever going to make a ‘57 Chevy. So I finally asked her if she meant a 3D toy or a plaque. “Why a plaque”’ says she. I showed her a catalog of patterns and this is the one she chose.
Since they were thin I was able to stack cut two at once. A little clean up, mounting in the frame, and it’ll be ready for delivery.

Learned a couple good lessons about planning your cuts before you make them. Had a couple parts that I was really sweating breakage because I got the order wrong. But it all was good in the end.

Thanks for Looking.

-- Dan Snow & Son Wooden Toys & Gifts





9 comments so far

View woodchuckerNJ's profile

woodchuckerNJ

879 posts in 291 days


#1 posted 03-17-2014 05:43 PM

I had to enlarge them to understand how you cut them… it just looked like a great drawing.
Excellent job.

-- Jeff NJ

View Max's profile

Max

55961 posts in 2930 days


#2 posted 03-17-2014 05:56 PM

Dan,

That turned out nice. I keep threatening to do some scroll saw stuff, but that’s as far as I have gotten.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

View ralbuck's profile

ralbuck

534 posts in 923 days


#3 posted 03-17-2014 06:29 PM

As an avid scrollsaw junkie; I do know how tough that was to do!

NICE JOB!

The scrollsaw is my weapon of choice. I have owned one for over 60 years. I actually have that one although due to it’s very limited abilities I do not use it much!

-- just rjR

View stefang's profile

stefang

13054 posts in 1991 days


#4 posted 03-17-2014 07:40 PM

Very nice work scroll work. The 57 Chevy is one of my all time favorite cars. The design still looks great after all these years. I was 17 yrs. old when they came out.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

View dansnow's profile

dansnow

228 posts in 502 days


#5 posted 03-17-2014 07:59 PM

I had a ‘56 when I was in high school in ‘67, bought it for $175.00 and sold it a year later for $250.00. Sure wish I had that car now!!

-- Dan Snow & Son Wooden Toys & Gifts

View hunter71's profile

hunter71

2013 posts in 1844 days


#6 posted 03-17-2014 10:07 PM

Looks good to me!!! I was a 58 Chevy guy. Owned 9 of them over the last 40-50 years.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

View Woodenwizard's profile

Woodenwizard

1075 posts in 1712 days


#7 posted 03-18-2014 08:25 AM

Great job! My dream car in high school was the ‘55 but the ‘57 came in second. Great cutting and the presentation is awesome.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

View Chris's profile

Chris

135 posts in 550 days


#8 posted 03-18-2014 10:52 AM

Caution! Scroll sawing can be contagious! Nice job.

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

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

15814 posts in 1524 days


#9 posted 03-18-2014 12:35 PM

This turned out nicely. Your scroll sawing is very clean.

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

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase