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  • After 68 blades, 2 1/2 weeks and 10 six-packs--

    Finally finished "Spirit of the Warrior" from the current issue of WWC.
    My saw liked the pattern by Jeff so much it kept eating blades.

    I liked what I saw while burning off the fuzzies with a pencil tourch I decided to do the front that way too. I like it.


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  • #2
    John that is absolutly grand. I just love the burning on the front. what a good idea. amazing what a couple beers can do I love that pattern too. but i don't think i am ready for a JZ, yet. you did a great job on that. Evie

    woops, i should say, never drink, and scroll.


    • #3

      You deserve a few more 6packs!
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      Ryobi SC180VS scroll saw EX21


      • #4
        oh my gosh that is extreme John you are a master scroller indeed great job
        Daryl S. Walters Psycotic scroller with a DeWalt 788


        • #5
          Bravo, well done, atta-boy, AMAZING, stupendous!!!!!

          Great effort John!
          ‎"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


          • #6
            WoW!! wonderful work!





            • #7
              Wow !!
              John, that is absolutely top notch !
              Excellent work !!
              DW788 and Hawk 226

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              • #8
                the singeing (or scorching, or whatever) really gives it a rustic feel.
                Very good idea!


                • #9
                  Great job and a Big Well Done!!

                  68 blades!? WoW!!! What type blades do you use?

                  So what'cha going to do next?

                  DeWalt 788

                  aut viam inveniam aut faciam

                  God gives us only what we can handle.. Apparently God thinks I am one tough cookie.....


                  • #10
                    REAL NICE!
                    DW788. -Have fun in the shop or it isn't a hobby anymore.

                    NOTE: No trees were killed in the sending of this message, but a large number of electrons were terribly inconvenienced.


                    • #11
                      Great work John.
                      How thick was the wood that you used? Did you use a spiral or flat blade?

                      Thanks for letting us see a picture of your work.

                      Delta P-20 & Q-3

                      I wondered why the baseball was getting bigger. Then it hit me!


                      • #12
                        I stack cut 4 1/8" Baltic Burch ply & Cherry. I had to use #1 flat end spiral because the 2/0 with the end twists would not hold in the clamps and broke even more. I found that my problem was that I clamped the bottom of the blade at the full bottom of the clamp. This would not allow the clamp to swivel and the added stress caused the blades to break. I now lift up the blade from the bottom clamp a hair before securing the clamp and have no problem. Sometimes I have to snip off a little from the top of the blade to fit but that is OK since I snip at about a 45* angle and helps with finding the bottom feed holes.


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                        • #13

                          Making sawdust with a Dremel 1680.


                          • #14
                            Ditto's to all the comments above
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                            • #15
                              Beautiful, It is hard to come up with new complements when everyone else beats me to it.
                              I have a lot of respect for anyone that completes one of Jeff's complex designs. It takes a lot of patience and concentration.
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