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    Here is a basket I made from Popular. It is made from a 12" x 12" x 3/4" board. I rounded the top on the router table before cutting it out. It is 8" tall x 10" in diameter. Enjoy







    James (Huntsville, TX.)

  • #2
    It's beautiful, James. Simply beautiful.

    The repeated regularity of the cuts is testimony to the enormous skill you clearly have.

    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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    • #3
      it looks fantastic. Let me show my ignorance here

      Hi,

      it looks fantastic. Let me show my ignorance here, what kind of tool do you use to round the upper border?

      Pedro.
      http://www.finescrollsaw.com

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      • #4
        Scroll Saw Baskets

        Thank you Gill and Pedro. I enlarged this pattern by about 133%. I really am just a beginner scroll saw person. I don't do this full time, maybe about 3 or 4 hours a week every few weeks. I have a RBI 26 Hawk saw with the foot control and a round maginifying lighted glass. Pedro, I use a router table with a roundover bit. I tried to send you about 12 pictures of the Dome clock construction and a side view of the clock but the e-mail was refused due to a incorrect address. Give me a correct address and you can use the pictures in your site like you wanted.

        James (Huntsville, TX.)
        Last edited by JamesHuntsville; 09-01-2005, 04:06 AM.

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        • #5
          James you do exas proud -- keep up the good work -
          Sharon

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          • #6
            ooops i mean TEXAS

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            • #7
              James,
              Really nice work!
              I see that you made good use of the beauty of poplar - I think it is an under-appreciated wood.
              What sort of finish did you use?
              Sandy

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              • #8
                Scroll saw Baskets

                Thanks everyone, Sandy the finish is clear gloss polyurathane in a spray can. The same you can buy at Walt Mart or Home Depot.

                James (Huntsville, TX.)

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                • #9
                  James, that is just beautifull. Congrats on job well done.
                  Pedro's email address is: [email protected] He just told me that he will try to make some patterns for the design contest.

                  Mike M
                  SD Mike

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