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    I just finished the Gentleman's Box by John A. Nelson in the fall #20 issue. Here are a couple pictures. More in the Galleries.

    I used BB Ply. I came out OK I'm still too new to trust myself with messing up a good piece of hard wood .

    Click them to make them bigger.

    -Bill
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    Last edited by wwalker47; 02-10-2006, 05:22 PM.
    -Bill

    My saw is a DeWalt788 Measure twice; cut once; count fingers after cut

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    Nice work Bill! And nice photos!!!! Did you read the article on photographing your work as well?

    Bob
    www.GrobetUSA.com

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    • #3
      Bob-

      Thanks. Yes I did read the article and it was quit helpful. Thank for running it. How would you make the pictures into thumbnails so when clicked on they will show bigger?

      -Bill
      -Bill

      My saw is a DeWalt788 Measure twice; cut once; count fingers after cut

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      • #4
        What size are the origionals? Send the origionals to me at [email protected] and I'll see what I can do!

        Bob
        www.GrobetUSA.com

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        • #5
          Now I think your box is almost as pretty as the rain that is faling here in Texas
          Sharon

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          • #6
            That's lovely Bill. You can be proud of yourself.

            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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            • #7
              You are skilled enough to try any hardwood!
              It is a great job.
              CAЯL HIRD-RUTTEЯ
              "proud member of the best scroll sawing forum on the net."
              Ryobi SC180VS scroll saw EX21

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              • #8
                Finished the box

                Very nice. For sure you are ready to cut hardwood.
                What stain did you use for the box?
                Smitty
                Dewalt 788

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                • #9
                  Great job on the box, wwalker47! Another in walnut with maple sides is calling you...
                  ‎"Orphans are easier to ignore before you know their names. They're easier to ignore before you see their faces. It's easier to pretend they're not real before you hold them in your arms. But once you do, everything changes."

                  D. Platt

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                  • #10
                    verry nice Bill yes try hardwood oak is a little tricky the blade want's to follow the grain but the rest is easy so go for it . jim
                    http://www.picturetrail.com/uid3726744

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                    • #11
                      Bill
                      Nice job on the box.Time to get brave and venture into the world of hardwood you can do it!!!
                      Mike

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                      • #12
                        Thanks

                        Thanks for all the good comments. I had a good time doing this box of course I cut many more before I finished so it took a long time to finish the box. Thanks for the encouragement to try hardwood. I am planning on doing the Celtic Knotwork Trivet next and will do it out of hardwood.

                        B Smith- I used Minwax Rosewood stain and then sprayed it with triple-thick.

                        Carl- Can you look around and find the door that someone left open...It's mighty cold down here in Florida. Burrrrrrrrrr. Heck it must be down to 50 degrees F.

                        Thanks again for your kind words.

                        -Bill
                        -Bill

                        My saw is a DeWalt788 Measure twice; cut once; count fingers after cut

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                        • #13
                          That is a beautiful job congratulations!

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                          • #14
                            I second the hardwood motion.
                            Confuscious says, "The cautious seldom err".
                            Confuscious didn't own a scrollsaw either.

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                            • #15
                              Well we just got a cool spell here too. The flowers are blooming right now but it is supposed to drop to -7C 19F by Friday. I won't be able to wear shorts. That will drive me crazy.
                              Originally posted by wwalker47

                              Carl- Can you look around and find the door that someone left open...It's mighty cold down here in Florida. Burrrrrrrrrr. Heck it must be down to 50 degrees F.

                              -Bill
                              CAЯL HIRD-RUTTEЯ
                              "proud member of the best scroll sawing forum on the net."
                              Ryobi SC180VS scroll saw EX21

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