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My first Scroll-saw Plaque

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Project by dansnow posted 03-17-2014 05:27 PM 1255 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.

-- Snow's Wooden Toys & Gifts





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woodchuckerNJ

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#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

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Max

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#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

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ralbuck

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#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

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stefang

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#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.

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dansnow

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#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!!

-- Snow's Wooden Toys & Gifts

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hunter71

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#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.

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Woodenwizard

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#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)

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Chris

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

Caution! Scroll sawing can be contagious! Nice job.

-- Chris, Virginia

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helluvawreck

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#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

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