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    It's been a long time since I did a portrait. This is from Rick McCulley and I believe it's called Face in Nature. Had fun cutting it. Picked up a frame from Goodwill for $2. Frame is a little rough, but overall I like it.

    Thanks for looking.
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    Dan H

    I would rather be friendly to a stranger than be a stranger to my friends.

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    Dan, nice cutting. Did you find all the horses in the picture?
    Mick, - Delta P-20

    A smile is a small curve that straightens everything out.

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    • #3
      Wow!! I like this one. Thanks for sharing.

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      • #4
        Great job Dan. I have that one on my cut list too, but haven't had time to cut it yet.
        Linda

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        • #5
          That is awesome. Where is that pattern available? It took me a few seconds to see the old mans face and all the other horses but that is a nice piece.
          "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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          • #6
            Thanks guys.

            Mick, I think there are three horses. Let me know if I missed one.

            Mike, I downloaded the pattern from one of the scroll saw forums several years ago. I tried looking for it in the pattern section of the forums but couldn't find it. If I figure it out I'll let you know.
            Dan H

            I would rather be friendly to a stranger than be a stranger to my friends.

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            • #7
              I just noticed something...there are two faces in there. Of course, the ugly one above the picture is my reflection. I have to learn to take better pictures.
              Dan H

              I would rather be friendly to a stranger than be a stranger to my friends.

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              • #8
                Max is the pattern signed? I didn't see the other mug until you pointed it out...LOL
                "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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                • #9
                  Impressive!!
                  DeWalt 788

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by wood-n-things View Post
                    Max is the pattern signed?
                    Signed? Yikes! I've never signed any of my work. Where do you folks usually sign, front or back?
                    Dan H

                    I would rather be friendly to a stranger than be a stranger to my friends.

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                    • #11
                      I cut that picture a couple of years ago and you wouldn't believe the attention it brings to my area at shows. I put it up right in front and people walk up and look at it for a minute or two and then start to ask questions about it. That picture alone has enabled me to sell a lot of things for just being what it is. I've never sold one of these but it has really brought the people to me corner and then they look over all my cuttings and most of the time I get a sale. Great picture. David
                      My grandbabies are what keep me going

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                      • #12
                        I usually sign the back of my projects. I was curious if the pattern had the signature of the designer on it.
                        "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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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by wood-n-things View Post
                          I was curious if the pattern had the signature of the designer on it.
                          The pattern just says Rick. I had to do a search to see find his last name. Luckily, someone else cut the pattern and mentioned his full name.

                          David, I have my first show of the season Sunday so I think I'll put it on display and see what kind of attention it draws. Thanks.
                          Dan H

                          I would rather be friendly to a stranger than be a stranger to my friends.

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                          • #14
                            Dan,
                            thanks and good luck at your show next week. Take pics for us all to drool over.
                            "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
                              I got a First Place and Best of Class for that cutting at our County Fair a few years ago.
                              There are 2 faces and 4 horses.

                              The forth horse is a sneaky one, just the rear end going off the pix on the right side.

                              I have the cutting labeled "What Do You See?"

                              People see all sorts of things from deer heads to Kokopelli's.

                              A great conversation piece.

                              I sold one for $125.00.

                              John

                              Old Dust

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