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    Scrollers,
    Ever since I finished the Black Lab portrait and showed a co-worker, I've been hounded (pun intended) to do a Basset portrait. After a painfully slow search (on a dial-up connection), waiting for too many screens to redraw, I've given up trying to find one. Any leads or links would be appreciated.

    Bruce
    Bruce
    . . . because each piece will be someone's heirloom someday.
    visit sometime
    Hawk 220VS, Delta 40-570

  • #2
    Bruce,

    I checked 3 free pattern sites, with cable modem, and no basset. Maybe someone will offer to design one. I checked Absolutely Free, Free and Scrollsaw Portraits to no avail. If there is another site out there I would like to know about it. However, there is a book available from Sloan's that has 46 dog breed patterns and Basset hound is one of the dogs. It's Fine Line Design book #9 - Dog Breeds by Judy Gale Roberts. It's only $16.95. Considering dogs seem to be my specialty, I'm sure I'll be getting it soon. It should pay for itself after 1 portrait.

    Good luck
    Mike

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

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    • #3
      Hi Bruce
      Check with a lady named BJ Holms. She is a member of this site and does design work. She might beable to give you a hand.

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      • #4
        I do have a pattern from one of the MSN groups of what I believe is a Basset Hound. At least it looks like onewith it's short stubby legs, the big spot on it's back and the big floppy ears. He is standing in front of a fan with his ears blowing back, and it is labeled 'Feel the Breeze'. I searched the MSN groups and couldn't find it posted or I would have added a link for you. I already emailed the original designer asking if I can share it here and I'm waiting for a reply. I will keep you informed if everything comes back ok.
        Jim
        DeWalt DW788 & Dremel 1680

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        • #5
          Bruce,
          There is a Basset hound in Judy Gales Book of fine line dog breeds.
          Design book #9
          Rolf
          RBI G4 26 Hawk, EX 16 with Pegas clamps, Nova 1624 DVR XP
          Philosophy "I don't know that I can't, therefore I can"
          Proud Member of the Long Island Woodworkers Club
          And the Long Island Scrollsaw Association

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          • #6
            Bruce, I emailed 'iworkwithwood2' from MSN AFSP last night about the basset pattern he had posted to the MSN group, but no reply yet. But I was just browsing the MSN AFSP just now and I came across this one of a Basset just posted today. I don't know if it's what you are looking for, but it may be worth a look.

            http://www.msnusers.com/AbsolutelyFr...0hound%201.gif
            Jim
            DeWalt DW788 & Dremel 1680

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            • #7
              Hey about that feel the breeze another person done one simialar to it go to abosolltly free scrowsaw patterens go to patteren fault then click on flat portraits, then aniamals then domestic then dogs it is called Jayp chilling. hope this helps btw i just got up so overlook the spelling lol
              Rick

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              • #8
                That is almost exactly like the one that I have, except there is more detail in the fan. Maybe the one I have was removed from that group because it was too much like JayP's design. Hmmm. Makes me wonder...
                Jim
                DeWalt DW788 & Dremel 1680

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                • #9
                  Bruce,
                  Go to AFSP under " pattern request " and look at the basset thread. I asked them last nite and today there are a few replies. Maybe one will work for you
                  ...~Robert~
                  DW788 and Hawk 226

                  " Please let me grow to be the man my dog thinks I am "

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                  • #10
                    Thanx for all the help. I tried using the link Jim provided, but since I wasn't a member I couldn't get in. Now I have to wait to be "approved" before I can check it out. I sure hope this won't end up with a mountain of spam for my inbox.

                    Bruce
                    Bruce
                    . . . because each piece will be someone's heirloom someday.
                    visit sometime
                    Hawk 220VS, Delta 40-570

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                    • #11
                      Bruce,
                      You're all set at AFSP. I just approved your app. There's 5 patterns to choose from, let me know if one of these suit your needs, I just found a patternable picture to work from if you still need one.
                      Kevin
                      Scrollsaw Patterns Online
                      Making holes in wood with an EX-30, Craftsman 16" VS, Dremel 1680 and 1671

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                      • #12
                        No worries Bruce. I have been a member for about a month now and gotten zero spam. I loathe spam Once a week you get an e-mail telling you what is new on the site, but for me, nothing else that I didn't solicit
                        There are some excellent resources and free patterns on the site plus some top notch designers who will make a pattern for you if you need it. I see Kevin already offered and he is one of the masters !
                        ...~Robert~
                        DW788 and Hawk 226

                        " Please let me grow to be the man my dog thinks I am "

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