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    These are the ornaments I received in the exchange

    Bearfretworks.JPG Bearfretworks

    BobD.JPG BobD

    Canadian Scroller.JPG Canadian Scroller

    ChuckD.JPG ChuckD

    Grizz.JPGGrizz

    Dusty Buffalo.JPGDusty Buffalo

    Jim8mad.JPGJim8mad

    Little Flower.JPGLittle Flower

    Lucky788scroller.JPGLucky788scroller

    Marsha.JPGMarsha

    Minnesota Scroller.JPGMinnesota Scroller

    Navysawer.JPGNavysawer

    Ozarkhillbilly.JPGOzarkhillbilly

    Just can't say enough about how special and exciting this was
    Thanx everyone
    ...~Robert~
    DW788 and Hawk 226

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

  • #2
    very nice...

    they all look great...

    thanks for sharing them...
    Trout
    Hawk G-4 Jetcraft
    Fish are food, not friends!

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    • #3
      What a great collection. What a nice variety of styles. I like them all but that bear on a sled just makes me grin ....
      Ian

      Scrolling with a Dewalt 788

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      • #4
        All those ornaments are great.
        Thanks for posting the pictures.

        Bob
        Delta P-20 & Q-3

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

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        • #5
          Just looking again - BobD what is behind your ornament? - that backing looks good ...
          Ian

          Scrolling with a Dewalt 788

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          • #6
            Those are beautiful. I look forward to next Christmas.
            Dragon
            Owner of a nice 21" Excalibur
            Owner of a Dewalt 788
            PuffityDragon on AFSP

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            • #7
              Thanks for posting them, they are wonderful. I also look forward to next year and to be able to participate.
              Bill

              I have an RBI Hawk 220-3 VS

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              and website www.billswoodntreasures.com

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              • #8
                Great collection, and as usual I get new ideas from what you all do.
                I like the idea of sandwiched and multi layer ornaments.
                Count me in for next year.
                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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                • #9
                  With my ornaments, I stack cut six pieces of Baltic birch at the same time. Then my wife took a piece of self-adhesive velum, and attached it to one ornament. She applied glue to the other side of the velum, and glued another oranament to the veulm( covering up the edges of the velum. Then she drizzled glitter into the open spaces on both sides (while the glue was still wet). After the glue dried, she dumped out the extra glitter, and that is what you were left with!

                  She's so much better than I am at thinking things up like that! She's arlreay planning for next year!!!

                  Bob
                  www.GrobetUSA.com

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                  • #10
                    Thanks for that very clear explanation, Bob. That's an interesting technique. Next question - where do you get self-adhesive vellum?

                    Originally posted by BobD
                    With my ornaments, I stack cut six pieces of Baltic birch at the same time. Then my wife took a piece of self-adhesive velum, and attached it to one ornament. She applied glue to the other side of the velum, and glued another oranament to the veulm( covering up the edges of the velum. Then she drizzled glitter into the open spaces on both sides (while the glue was still wet). After the glue dried, she dumped out the extra glitter, and that is what you were left with!

                    She's so much better than I am at thinking things up like that! She's arlreay planning for next year!!!

                    Bob
                    Ian

                    Scrolling with a Dewalt 788

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                    • #11
                      My wife is a scrapbooker, so she gets it from scrapbooking stores, or arts and crafts stores like Michaels or AC Moore, or JoAnn Fabrics...

                      We used the self adhesive to save time, you could use any vellum or paper...jsut glue it in place on one side, trim it, and glue it to the other side...

                      Do you think there's an article in it?

                      BTW, for those of you who got last year's ornaments <GRIN>, Stephanie used a "Shaving Cream" technique on them (to get the random colors). You spray out a pile of shaving cream, add a few drops of dye-based colored ink, stir up the pile until you have streaks of color in the white shaving cream.

                      Press the pieces into the shaving cream, pull them out, clean the shaving cream off, and you are left with the random colors.

                      Bob
                      www.GrobetUSA.com

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                      • #12
                        Bob, Your wife sounds very innovative.

                        Would someone please post a pic of Bob's ornament from last year.
                        Thanks

                        I will post pics of the ornaments I received, some of them are different then the ones Robert posted.

                        Marsha
                        LIFE'S SHORT, USE IT WELL

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                        • #13
                          That shaving foam technique sounds fascinating - I'd try it if I had any shaving foam ..lol Maybe your wife should be writing some articles Bob ...
                          Ian

                          Scrolling with a Dewalt 788

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                          • #14
                            A few points to remember on multiple layer ornaments.
                            My original thought and design was 5 layers.
                            for 16 ornaments that is 80 pieces. Not bad because you can stack cut.

                            Mailing presents its own issues. After a certain thickness the cost goes up.
                            If I could have found 1/16 ply locally that would have made the finished project thinner.

                            I opted for 3 layers instead of 5.
                            CAЯL HIRD-RUTTEЯ
                            "proud member of the best scroll sawing forum on the net."
                            Ryobi SC180VS scroll saw EX21

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                            • #15
                              Don't try shaving gel. at my parents 50th I used shaving gel on their car to draw a heart and put in their initials. Looked really good.


                              Even after the foam was gone.


                              It ate the paint

                              That foam technique sounds like marbling in a way. That is a great idea. Thanks for sharing Bob.

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

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