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  • The pattern, the saw, and the beer

    I started the day with an Ed Hardy pattern, a scroll saw and a 12 pack of beer.

    here is where i am as of now.

    Now I just need to paint them all and reassemble.
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  • #2
    OMIGOSH! What a splendid project - I can't imagine how much TIME that has to take!

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    • #3
      The cutting takes a couple sessions of an hour or two each.

      its the sorting the pieces, sanding and painting that is time consuming and a bit boring.

      I just finished all that and now am just waiting for the stuff to dry so i can reassemble it all. Funny thing that there will always be a piece or two painted the wrong color or on the wrong side or something like that. Then I have to paint just those tiny pieces which will take another day to dry. The worst thing that happens is the cat will knock everything over or the wind will blow everything over then i have about 100 pieces all over the place.

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      • #4
        I haven't looked very closely at your other post but how do you hide the pilot holes?
        Keith

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        • #5
          Originally posted by martzy View Post
          I haven't looked very closely at your other post but how do you hide the pilot holes?
          I only use a #71 drill bit or smaller so that helps. You can still see some of them but nit much avoiding that. On this project I tried something a bit different where i put the pilot holes completely in the black border figuring it would get painted black anyway.

          This worked alot better then my old technique of putting them as close to the line as i could get.

          The majority of this one was done with a 3/0 metal blade and a #73 bit. That was for the tinier areas.

          For the bigger areas it was a 2/0 and #71 bit.

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          • #6
            That is awesome work and I hope you show some of your pics to
            the next person that asks about using an air brush on their projects!
            God Bless! Spirithorse

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            • #7
              nobody asked the important question... what kinda beer did you use for this project??????????????????????????

              Jerry

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              • #8
                Very fine detail cutting. You are a very patient person I can tell.

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                • #9
                  Nice work, looking forward to seeing the finished project.
                  Merle
                  SSG US Army Retired.
                  [email protected]
                  http://www.etsy.com/your/listings

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                  • #10
                    Here is the finished project. Thanks for al the kind words. The beer was bud light!!

                    The first one is the pieces painted.
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                    • #11
                      Nicely done....Shops and beer do not mix though....JMHO.
                      "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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                      • #12
                        You are very patient, and excellent work, hope i can get to this stage one day.

                        Andy

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                        • #13
                          Another great project from start to finish. Thanks for showing all of the steps
                          Jim in Mexico

                          Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.
                          - Albert Einstein

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                          • #14
                            Nice job on an interesting project. The detail is amazing and only another scroller would notice the tiny starter holes. I also agree with Mike that beer(or any alcohol for that matter) is not a good lubricant for power tools even if it is a good lubricant for people.

                            george
                            A day without sawdust is a day without sunshine.
                            George

                            delta 650, hawk G426

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                            • #15
                              Nice idea. The painting is awesome. Just imagine the project if you drank Yeungling Black & Tan.
                              Karl Taylor
                              Tayco Designs / KT Designs

                              www.scrollsawvideo.com

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