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  • Scrolling with a jig saw

    This is from the Windfield Collection catalog. 8ft X 3 1/2 ft.

    John

    Old Dust
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  • #2
    Hay great job
    http://www.picturetrail.com/uid3726744

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    • #3
      kewl great job


      Charlie,
      Charlie
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      • #4
        Wow, I love that!

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        • #5
          Very nice!

          That is really nice.

          I'm curious to what the technique is on doing something this size.

          What is the setup you used? (Workmates, sacrificial table...)
          What type of jigsaw blade?
          How long did it take you?

          Sorry about the many questions.

          Curiously,
          Marcel
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          • #6
            Old Dust. nice job. very detailed. not so easy on a jig saw. I too started out cutting things that way. as a matter of fackt i did the back board of the Grand Geneva clock with one. but not as good detailed as this project. really nice. I would hang that on my barn. but first fiber glass it. lol. your friend Evie

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            • #7
              Actually I cut it with the board siting on top of my utility trailer. Just moved it around to do the cuts. I used an old Craftsman Jig saw witha 10 tooth per in blade. Drilled access 1/2 " holes for blade. Took about 2 hours to cut then used a triangle detail sander for fuzzies. Finished with 3 coats of outdoor laytex enamel.

              The only hint I can offer in using the jig saw is to overcut at sharp corners and finish cut from other direction.


              Here is another outdoor project I did but these sillhouettes were done on the scroll saw as they are smaller.
              John

              Old Dust
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              • #8
                John. that is pretty nice too. did you use dowls for the spokes? or did you scroll them . I just love all that indion stuff. being one my self. your friend Evie

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                • #9
                  The wagon wheel was purchased from Harbor Freight for $16. It is made from ceder. Just some finishing sanding and poly coated.

                  John

                  Old Dust

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                  • #10
                    Great job.

                    I was wanting to order some moose patterns to do the same thing with for our yard, but wasn't sure how it would turn out. Now I've actually seen it done and it looks great. So maybe I'll order those patterns after all.
                    Kelly
                    "All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them." Walt Disney

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