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    Hey Todd.....I was just looking through the gallery and saw your eagle inset. Pretty innovative and real nice work. I've never seen anything inset like that before. I like it!!
    If it don't fit, don't force it....get a bigger hammer!!

  • #2
    Thanks Neal for the good words. Honestly I haven't ever done anything like that before. I just think the eagle and leaf didn't looked very good alone so I added the basswood outer to give it a little bit more life. I have a few other ideas I would like to add into the inset routine, just need to find the materials I need.
    Todd

    Hawk G4, Dremel 1800

    Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati

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    • #3
      Well it does work! You are pretty talented for a Northerner
      CAЯL HIRD-RUTTEЯ
      "proud member of the best scroll sawing forum on the net."
      Ryobi SC180VS scroll saw EX21

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      • #4
        Yeah I have to give kudos to you as well. I've seen those leaf patterns all over the place and was kinda getting tired of seeing them. I just didn't like them that much. But after seeing your version I'm seeing them in a new way. I liked it a lot. Very nice work.

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        • #5
          Got to add my kudos. The eagle is a nice revision of the old "leaf" pattern thing.
          Old Mooner

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          • #6
            Yeah I agree, it looks amazing. Makes ya think about other possibilites when looking through the pattern catalogs...

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            • #7
              Todd you did a outstanding job on the eagle-- I never cared much for the leaf patterns but you made it look so pretty --- Keep up doing the thinking thing --works good
              Sharon

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              • #8
                I sure appreciate the compliments by all, as a newbie in my first year of scrolling it is nice to hear that I managed to take what I too thought was a rather boring pattern and brought it to life a bit more. I had that leaf and eagle hanging in the shop for over a month before I decided something else needed to be done to it, glad to hear that decision was worth while.
                Todd

                Hawk G4, Dremel 1800

                Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati

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                • #9
                  How did you get the leaf to inset perfectly and snug?
                  Confuscious says, "The cautious seldom err".
                  Confuscious didn't own a scrollsaw either.

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                  • #10
                    Hi Capt. Rivari is stationed overseas at the moment, but I believe he cut the leaf at a bevel.
                    The angle of the bevel will determine the height of the piece.
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                    CAЯL HIRD-RUTTEЯ
                    "proud member of the best scroll sawing forum on the net."
                    Ryobi SC180VS scroll saw EX21

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                    • #11
                      Nice

                      Rivari-
                      That Egale look very nice, indeed. I've been scrolling about a year myself and haven't tryed that bevel cut yet. When I do try I hope it will come out half as good.

                      Ya got 'er done.

                      -Bill
                      -Bill

                      My saw is a DeWalt788 Measure twice; cut once; count fingers after cut

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                      • #12
                        Howdy all I'm here online...err..for the moment.

                        Actually the leaf is not beveled at all. It was a straight cut which I took alot of time on to ensure I had a nice tight fit. For the areas that were a tad to tight I used a bit of sandpaper to get the fit needed.

                        Thanks for the compliment on that piece.

                        Todd
                        Todd

                        Hawk G4, Dremel 1800

                        Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati

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                        • #13
                          Did you outline the leaf onto the basewood then cut it separate and sand to fit? If so, I take it you had to draw a fine line the cut slow and true.
                          Confuscious says, "The cautious seldom err".
                          Confuscious didn't own a scrollsaw either.

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                          • #14
                            I'm new to the group. Stumbled onto the gallery photos..I too am suitably impressed.

                            Congrats on a job well done...
                            "Still Montana Mike"

                            "Don't worry about old age--it doesn't last that long."
                            Mike's Wood-n-Things LLC

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                            • #15
                              That is exactly what I did Capt., now you can see just how easy it was to do. Though in retrospect beveling would offer a nicer fit. Further if it were beveled one might be able to add a bit of copper to the inside to accent the whole piece.

                              I really need my saw folks, only 15 more months to go.
                              Todd

                              Hawk G4, Dremel 1800

                              Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati

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