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    Finally got my spring issue this week and practically fell over when I saw Charlie's bass pattern. From the moment I saw it I knew everything else would be put on hold. I jumped right in the middle of it after work yesterday. There were quite a few tense moments but I'm happy to say that nothing broke and there are only a couple of " personal enhancements "
    Man what a ride ! I thoroughly enjoyed it ....Thanx Charlie and thanx to our wonderful hosts for making it available

    1/8 BB 2/0 spiral finished with BLO
    DW788 and Hawk 226

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

  • #2
    nice job....

    it looks great....

    Hawk G-4 Jetcraft
    Fish are food, not friends!


    • #3
      Nice job Robert! I've got that one on my to do list. Come on springtime!!!

      DeWalt 788

      aut viam inveniam aut faciam

      God gives us only what we can handle.. Apparently God thinks I am one tough cookie.....


      • #4
        That's definitely on my to do list also. But this one is going to be for me. I have yet to do a portrait just for myself, but this will be it. The one thing I look forward to every spring is bass fishing. Can't beat them for a good battle.

        Sawduster, I just hope my flat blades will do as good a job as your silly spirals.

        And yes, thanks a heap Charlie for sharing this with us.

        Making sawdust with a Dremel 1680.


        • #5
          This definitely looks exactly like what bass fishing is about. I love bass fishing. It is special and different from the trout fishing that I have at home.
          Love the rendition. Very well done.
          Owner of a nice 21" Excalibur
          Owner of a Dewalt 788
          PuffityDragon on AFSP


          • #6
            Robert, I couldn't agree more. Charlie did a wonderful job on this pattern, not like that is a surprise. I have admired his patterns for a long time. He is (in my opinion) one of the best fretwork pattern designers around.

            When I seen that project in the spring issue, I immediately thought of several ways to use the design. I would love to see Fox Chapel grab him up and have a book of fretwork patterns hit the stores.

            Your great cutting is very appealing. You did a wonderful job!

            Take care


            • #7
              That is a nice pattern and Robert you did a great job on it.
              I'm going to put it on my list also.

              Delta P-20 & Q-3

              I wondered why the baseball was getting bigger. Then it hit me!


              • #8
                Great job Robert. This one is on my TO-DO list too. Cutting a bass is the next best thing to catching one. How about when the spring bite starts we run up to Gaston or Kerr to catch us a few?

                For those not from our neck of the woods Lake Gaston and Kerr Lake both sit on the NC and VA border.
                Creator of fine designer sawdust.


                • #9
                  Originally posted by NC Scroller
                  Great job Robert. How about when the spring bite starts we run up to Gaston or Kerr to catch us a few.
                  Can't I come?

                  Making sawdust with a Dremel 1680.


                  • #10
                    Bravo ,Robert -- bravo


                    • #11
                      Well, your reaction to the pattern is one of the biggest reasons I do what I do. Thanks a million and you did it great justice! I'll be sending 'em patterns as long as they can stand me


                      • #12
                        I just photocopied some patterns from the mag today - and that was one of them - it's definitely on my to-do list..

                        Very nice cutting there Robert.

                        Scrolling with a Dewalt 788


                        • #13
                          Yes Mike you and the rest of the crew are all welcome to come. I'll even provide the beverage . Head South until you hit I-40. Then head East to I-85. Then North about a hour...Blast off is 6:00 AM. Don't be late.
                          Creator of fine designer sawdust.


                          • #14
                            Great job on that Robert!
                            Scrollsaw Patterns Online
                            Making holes in wood with an EX-30, Craftsman 16" VS, Dremel 1680 and 1671


                            • #15
                              I'm going Bass fishing

                              I'm going to attempt to do Charlie's Bass...

                              wish me luck...

                              Last edited by Trout; 01-16-2007, 07:58 PM.
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                              Fish are food, not friends!


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