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    Here is pictures of the Sleigh I just finished. It was designed by the late great Pat Speilman from the book "Scroll Saw Fretwork Patterns". I made two, one for my wife and one for our daugher-in-law for Christmas. I used BBP and #5 reverse FD blades.

    Tell me what you think.

    Attached Files

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

  • #2
    I think you forgot to splain your finish! Its not plain old BB ply,but this will show people that BBply can look great! And it does Bill!!! VERY GREAT! Dale
    Dale w/ yella saws


    • #3
      hey Bill excellent fret work looks great, Pats book is an excellent learning book its where I learned some of my basic stuff
      Daryl S. Walters Psycotic scroller with a DeWalt 788


      • #4
        Ah, yea, the finish

        Ah, yea, the finish. Minwax Water-based Rosewood and then sprayed with Deft gloss finish. Sorry about that.


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


        • #5
          Bill, I think they look terrific. I have looked at that pattern 100 times, wondering if I have the patience to cut it out.
          Great job
          PS I too love that Pattern Book


          • #6
            That just does not look like plywood, and the fretwork is far too detailed for a #5 blade.

            I'm impressed !

            There is no opinion, however absurd, which men will not readily embrace as soon as they can be brought to the conviction that it is readily adopted.
            (Schopenhauer, Die Kunst Recht zu Behalten)


            • #7
              Man I wish I could make plywood look like that !
              Excellent work !
              DW788 and Hawk 226

              " Please let me grow to be the man my dog thinks I am "


              • #8
                Thanks so much

                Thanks for the praise. I did enjoy doing the Sleigh, I really like Pat's patterns.

                No Gill, it really was a #5 blade the Sleigh is almost 11" long, 7" high at the back and 5" wide. So it is rather large.

                As far as making ply looking this good, Sawduster, all you have to do is to do it. No problem.

                Thanks, again.


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


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