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    started scrolling my F-15 pattern today this is what I got done so far and its very dicey I am going to have to modify the pattern some as you'll see from the pictures, the tail is just way to fragile around the exhaust area and I realized to late the one part of the tail has 0nly 1 tiny holding part, I cut it from 1/4 baltic birch instaed of 1/8 as I wanted to give it some extra strength but I think it would look better with the 1/8 as I think it has to much depth in the cut out areas






    Last edited by Daryl185; 08-09-2008, 11:50 PM.
    Daryl S. Walters Psycotic scroller with a DeWalt 788

  • #2
    I think it's coming out "fivers" Daryl. Hang in there, it's gonna be great!!
    If it don't fit, don't force it....get a bigger hammer!!

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    • #3
      Nothing ventured, nothing gained. I'm sure it's going to be spectacular when it's finished.

      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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      • #4
        You may already know this but here 'tis anyway.

        Daryl, a word of caution regarding your pattern. I can almost duplicate it by copying the posted image into my graphics program. If you want to protect your work, you need to put a little more slant when you photograph the pattern to make it more difficult to simply copy.

        The weak areas you point out may be acceptable if cut properly. By that I mean carefully planning where to cut first. Cutting around the weak point first can relieve stress and vibration on that area when cutting the remainder of that area. The final cutting can be (should be) glued to a backer that will provide extra stability. Sometimes you may need to sacrifice part of the image to increase stability of the cutting. You might consider bringing the left side of the pattern in to add a bridge to the lower most tail fin.
        Last edited by MikeDingas; 01-28-2007, 09:29 PM.
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        • #5
          Lookin pretty awesome, already printed out a copy for myself !

          Kidding of course. I like the moon in the background. I spent a few minutes thinking of any changes or add ons you should do, but can't think of anything. Seems perfect just the way it is!
          Jeff Powell

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          • #6
            Originally posted by Daryl185
            started scrolling my F-15 pattern today this is what I got done so far and its very dicey I am going to have to modify the pattern some as you'll see from the pictures, the tail is just way to fragile around the exhaust area and I realized to late the one part of the tail has 0nly 1 tiny holding part
            It's looking good, Daryl but do you remember someone saying in the previous thread? "That tail section still looks potentially tricky to cut though" ...

            I'm sure you'll be able to sort it out though - it's a great pattern.
            Ian

            Scrolling with a Dewalt 788

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            • #7
              oh yes I have already revamped the pattern to take care of that Ian but I am still going through with the original I started with I'll just use a wood backer painted black to strengthen it.. as the saying goes Ima still learnen heheheh
              Daryl S. Walters Psycotic scroller with a DeWalt 788

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              • #8
                It's an awesome pattern. Don't forget to copyright it!! Don't want to make anyone else money when it should be yours.

                Betty
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