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    Good morning everyone! We got about 8 inches of snow last night so it will be a great day to stay inside and saw!!

    Last week I asked Gill if she had any dance designs that I might use. Our dance club is having an all day workshop next Saturday and we want to have things there to sell. We are trying to raise monies for a small town nearby that has been hit hard by the recent ice storms.

    I wanted to scroll some note pads with dancers on them. I love to scroll paper, no sanding, no finishing!! I had a design that Carl sent me awhile back, but wanted to find a few more so I could have a variety. Well, she went to work right away!! Before long she had sent me several designs and I wanted to show them off!!

    This is a group picture. (I didn't have the salsa one done when I took this picture):
    Note Pads2.jpg

    This is Gill's Ballroom:
    Ballroom1.jpg

    This is Gill's Ballroom:
    Ballroom2.jpg

    This is Gill's Jive
    Jive.jpg

    This is Gill's Salsa
    Salsa.jpg

    This is Carl's Ballroom
    Carls.jpg

    I love the designs!! Thanks so much for your help Gill!! And Carl too!! I better get back to cutting, lots to do!! Will keep you posted on how we do!

    Cathy in NE
    Cathy in NE

    "While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about." - Anonymous

  • #2
    They are super Cathy, a real team effort as well, that's what i like about this site everyone likes to help each other. Great designs by Gill and Carl.
    kevin/pitbull.

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    • #3
      Those look great, Cathy. Nice patterns from gill and Carl.

      What blades do you use to scroll paper - and do you cut them between ply?
      Ian

      Scrolling with a Dewalt 788

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      • #4
        You've done those designs proud, Cathy . I hope they sell well - do let us know how you get on.

        If anyone else fancies using the patterns I produced, you don't have to copy them off the photographs here; pm me with your email address and I'll send you the originals.

        Gill
        There is no opinion, however absurd, which men will not readily embrace as soon as they can be brought to the conviction that it is readily adopted.
        (Schopenhauer, Die Kunst Recht zu Behalten)

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        • #5
          look great!!! I love em, and I cant even dance! Dale
          Dale w/ yella saws

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          • #6
            Those are fantastic!! And what a great idea to cut them out on the paper.
            Theresa
            Theresa

            http://WoodNGoods.weebly.com

            http://woodngoods.blogspot.com

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            • #7
              Ian, I'm so sorry that I didn't respond to your questions!! Yes I sandwich them between plywood or scrap baltic birch. I have been having the best luck using a flying ducthman #1 Polar blade. I first tried with a 2/0 but since I have been cutting 2 at a time, the 1 works better.

              Thanks for the kind words everyone!!

              Cathy in NE
              Cathy in NE

              "While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about." - Anonymous

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              • #8
                Originally posted by Cutting Cathy
                Ian, I'm so sorry that I didn't respond to your questions!!

                Cathy in NE
                No problem Cathy - you just did ... I don't expect an instant response ..lol

                Thanks for the info.
                Ian

                Scrolling with a Dewalt 788

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                • #9
                  Really great job Cathy! I like that idea and the crisp patterns you used.

                  Gill and Carl - nice patterns! Really nice patterns. Wonder how they'd look "pierced" or cut with the table on a bevel?
                  ‎"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

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                  • #10
                    Simply elegant! I like the patterns and a greta job cutting them.
                    Good luck with your sales.
                    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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                    • #11
                      Those are really neat Cathy. Great job.
                      Kevin
                      Scrollsaw Patterns Online
                      Making holes in wood with an EX-30, Craftsman 16" VS, Dremel 1680 and 1671

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                      • #12
                        Apology

                        I can't take credit for that design. It was some clipart that I modified for a quick candle sconce.

                        I would like to give credit to the artist but I do not know who it was.

                        As for Gill's artwork! WOW Gill I missed so much in two weeks!
                        Awesome work
                        CAЯL HIRD-RUTTEЯ
                        "proud member of the best scroll sawing forum on the net."
                        Ryobi SC180VS scroll saw EX21

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                        • #13
                          Carl, I didn't mean to imply that was your design. I know that you wouldn't want to take credit for someone else's work. You had told me it was clipart that you modified and I should have stated that in my original post! Sorry for the confusion!!

                          Cathy in NE
                          Cathy in NE

                          "While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about." - Anonymous

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                          • #14
                            thats really cool, nice job
                            dewalt 788

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