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    Here are 2 more projects I built that have movement. I seem to enjoy the challenge of getting all parts to line up correctly. Some times this can be a little difficult.
    Buzz
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    We Danes are very even tempered. We're always mad about something!

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    More good work . Did you paint them by hand or use a spray gun of some sort? Were the components easy to align and assemble?

    I like these working projects and keep promising myself that one day I'll build a Christmas pyramid. One day...

    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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    • #3
      Very nice work Buzz. After seeing you use of colors, I'm thinking I may have to spring for an airbrush. Sheesh, could you talk to my wife for me ?
      Kevin
      Scrollsaw Patterns Online
      Making holes in wood with an EX-30, Craftsman 16" VS, Dremel 1680 and 1671

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      • #4
        These are great projects! They are a change of pace from the type of projects we see most often.

        I bet the top of that swing carosel was tough to do. The craftsman ship in these is more than just scrolling.
        Dan

        -Just do'in the best I can every day

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        • #5
          Great work Buzz!!! I love carousels and before being bitten by the scrolling bug I carved miniature carousel horses. I had planned to build a miniature working carousel incorporating 36 horses. I finished 12 horses and then became addicted to scrolling. I gave the horses to the grand kids and friends and never looked back!!! LOL!! You have me thinking again about possibly combining scrolling and carving and resurrecting that long forgotten project!!!
          If it don't fit, don't force it....get a bigger hammer!!

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          • #6
            They look absolutely awesome. Dale (in racine county WI, of all places!)
            Dale w/ yella saws

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            • #7
              Alignment & Painting

              Gil: I use an air brush for painting all scroll work. I use spray paint cans for painting backing boards, all boards with no cut outs. Components have to be accurately assembled as it is easy to lock up a shaft because of the low torque motors. It simply may take a little minute shimming of parts. Light cardboard, heavy paper etc. will usually do.
              Dan. The top was a little difficult to assemble. I found that using masking tape for the initial fit up worked just fine. Put the tape on the outside of the project and when all fit, I simply cut one seam, placed the top with the inside up on my work bench, glued the joints, stood it back up and re-taped the last seam. I realize this was probably pretty hard to understand, but it is the best I could do. Next time I make a project like this, I will try to take photos for assembly & gluing.
              If anyone would like any more info, please feel free to Email me.
              Buzz
              Buzz
              We Danes are very even tempered. We're always mad about something!

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              • #8
                Wow those are great.. But I know for me that kind of scrolling will be way down the road.

                dale

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                • #9
                  Those are great, Buzz. Very impressive. Are you working on the rest of the funfair now?

                  Are they your patterns or did you buy them?

                  Ian
                  Ian

                  Scrolling with a Dewalt 788

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                  • #10
                    Buzz

                    way cool !!
                    when i look at them i think of the fun all the little kids (big kids too) have at the fair...

                    pete
                    Pete Ripaldi

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                    • #11
                      Movable Projects

                      Moose. Don't know of any more carnival/fair type rides. If I did I would probably be working on them. I built the Mill Clock which has a moving water wheel. And all designs are purchased. I can hardly make one, much less design any!
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