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    Hi Folks! Just joined your group. I'm new at scrolling but am enjoying it.

    Does anyone know where I can find patterns for Kachinas?

    I have asked several of the pattern stores but no luck.

    I got a Kachina coloring book with the hopes of possably adapting to scroll but thay look too difficult.

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    Re: Looking for Kachina patterns

    You have posted this question on a number of forums but you have not explained what a Katchina is. It is not a term you hear everyday. I can suggest you might have better luck on a site that deals with portraits.http://groups.msn.com/scrollsawportraits/general.msnw They probably can help.
    John T.

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    • #3
      Re: Looking for Kachina patterns

      A Katchina is a wooden doll make by the indians(mostly) and dressed in their cerimonial costumes.

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        Re: Looking for Kachina patterns

        I saw this on Amazon, hope it helps

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        • #5
          Re: Looking for Kachina patterns

          Yes, John T he asked before and we told him to go to Google to find what he is lookin g for: http://www.artindien.com/danseur1.html
          However it is not for a scroller but more for a carver and maybe he could ask on the carver forum if someone could help to make a pattern for a scroll saw. However it doesn't look like it can be done.
          Mikie M
          SD Mike

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          • #6
            Re: Looking for Kachina patterns

            Why couldn't it be done? I use flat pictures from Goggle for carving patterns all the time! All he needs to do is find one he likes, print it out, transfer to wood, and cut it out. He may have to get creative with the arms and dowel them on, but it's no big deal.

            One thing nice about computers, you can re-size the picture as big or small as you want it for the size project you want to do.

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            • #7
              Re: Looking for Kachina patterns


              Thanks folks for your input. I do appreciate it.
              I received a pattern for the Sun Kachina by e-mail.

              Here is a helpfull note from my notebook----

              Check out 99 cent and $1 stores for various scroller needs.
              i.e. I found good picture frames I can use for only $1.

              Also found several clocks for 99 cents that I can use the clock in projects.

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              • #8
                Re: Looking for Kachina patterns

                Yes the $1 store can be a find just a word of caution on the clock. You get what you pay for. So if you are going to put it into a project that gets sold or given away it may stop in a short time and your project would look cheap. Just a thought.
                John T.

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                • #9
                  Re: Looking for Kachina patterns

                  Couldnt read language in the site. Looks like maybe Kacchinas are replicas of  Native Indians dancing in costume. Looks easy for carving but cant imagine anyone  making one on scrollsaw.  Maybe scrollsawing is a more advanced method of woodworking than carving. As a beginner, I dont know. It is just what somebody told me. Anyone have pictures of one they made with using scrollsaw ?
                  Maybe more suitable for that art form that they call intarsia (or something like that), with all the different color woods.
                  I dont like painted things.
                  Sparky






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                  • #10
                    Re: Looking for Kachina patterns

                    I have to correct some of my earlier post.  Sparkplug is right.  Scroll sawing is more advanced as carving. It is not like Randy is saying.  You can do it as compoud or 3-D cutting. That would not make it a flat doll but a real complete doll.  All you have to do is paint it. The clock picture I have is compound cutting from a pattern of Diana Thompson. Sorry it is somewhat distorded.  You have to find some one who could make a pattern for you as a compound pattern.  
                    Mike This is compound cutting.
                    SD Mike

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