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    This is my second attempt. It is a different style than the first and was more difficult to make the pattern. I tried a couple of different versions before I settled on this one. It works, but there are things I would like to do different but time would not allow it because I wanted to give it as a gift to my boss today.


    This is of my employer who I have been working for for about 17 years. He was a professional boxer during and just after WWII. He is now 85 years old and still works about 12 hours a day and still exercises 1 to 2 hours a day to keep his body and mind sharp.
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    Bill

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  • #2
    I'm sure that will be much appreciated, Bill. Nice work. What did you use for the backing board behind the picture?
    Ian

    Scrolling with a Dewalt 788

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    • #3
      great portrait bill, it will mean such a lot to your boss, well done.

      kevin
      kevin/pitbull.

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      • #4
        VERY well done Bill! I'm sure he will like it.
        Kevin
        Scrollsaw Patterns Online
        Making holes in wood with an EX-30, Craftsman 16" VS, Dremel 1680 and 1671

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        • #5
          You've selected just the detail that's needed to tell the story - and that's not easy! Very well done .

          Gill
          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)

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          • #6
            Ian, I chose a red velvet fabric for the backing.

            Thank you all for your complements. My boss has not opened it yet, he is going to take it home before it is opened so I won't know untill later on what his reaction is going to be.
            Bill

            I have an RBI Hawk 220-3 VS

            Visit my Gallery
            and website www.billswoodntreasures.com

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            • #7
              Good idea and nice job. It's too bad you won't see his reaction. I can't imagine working even 12 hours a week at the age of 85, if I make it that long.
              Mike

              Making sawdust with a Dremel 1680.
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              • #8
                Nice job Bill. He'll love it for sure.
                Derek
                Derek

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                • #9
                  Bill I think you did a "knockout" job on that, I really hope my second design will come out at that level. Good job buddy and keep them coming.
                  Todd

                  Hawk G4, Dremel 1800

                  Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati

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                  • #10
                    Very nicely done Bill ....a winner fer shure
                    Good job !
                    ...~Robert~
                    DW788 and Hawk 226

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

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