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    I just got hold of a copy of Scroll Saw Portraits by "Gary Browning" and will be attempting my first project tomorrow morning.I am going to try the eagle on page 64 (if you have the book)

    I will post my efforts hopefully tomorrow night

    any tips or advice that may help me would be appreciated. also I was just wondering how many of you do your portraits by hand fretsaw? this must be easier than powered fretsaw/scrollsaw?

    It will also be first time using spiral blades as that is what the author recomends or says he uses so hopefully that will turn out ok...!

    Regards

    Adam

  • #2
    Good luck, Adam. We'll be anxiously awaiting a photo of your first.
    Mike

    Making sawdust with a Dremel 1680.
    www.picturetrail.com/naturephotos

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    • #3
      Thanks,
      luck I will need and plenty of it I am sure! looking forward to having a go Just dont laugh to hard when you see my first effort

      Regards

      Adam

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      • #4
        I can't wait to see it Adam. Take your time and I'm sure it's going to be wonderful.
        Check me out on the web:
        http://www.kerrysworld.com

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        • #5
          Go get um Adem,Make lots of dust I'm sure you'll be fine just take your time.as long as you're happy with the outcome thats all that counts

          Jerry
          Don't worry be scrolling

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          • #6
            View your first attempt as a learning experience and you won't be disappointed.
            Mike

            Craftsman 16" VS, Puros Indios and Sam Adams!
            Scrollin' since Jun/2006

            My Gallery

            http://scrollcrafters.com (reciprocal links welcomed)

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            • #7
              Thanks for the encourgement guys much appreciated ...a couple of hours time and I will be going out to my workshop, so fingers crossed and I will post my results later tonight whatever they may be ....!


              Adam

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              • #8
                Well as promised a picture of my first attempt


                Any comments most welcome

                Adam

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                • #9
                  looks good...

                  you'll be doing 400 holes in no time...

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

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                  • #10
                    Excellent job Adam! I look forward to seeing more from you.
                    Check me out on the web:
                    http://www.kerrysworld.com

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                    • #11
                      Great start there, Adam.
                      Ian

                      Scrolling with a Dewalt 788

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                      • #12
                        Lovely Duck Adam lol, seriously a great first try
                        kevin/pitbull.

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                        • #13
                          You've made a nice start to this craft . Later, you'll be pleased to have taken a photo as a standard to measure your progress against.

                          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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                          • #14
                            You are off the starting line now. You also have a very fast start. Just remember, there is no finish line.
                            Mike

                            Making sawdust with a Dremel 1680.
                            www.picturetrail.com/naturephotos

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                            • #15
                              That's a terrific start Adam! Can't wait to see what's next.
                              Kevin
                              Scrollsaw Patterns Online
                              Making holes in wood with an EX-30, Craftsman 16" VS, Dremel 1680 and 1671

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