Princess Carriage

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Project by jerrells posted 08-07-2014 05:21 PM 1671 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made the PRINCESS CARRIAGE for a friend of mine, at Church. It is made from 1/8 inch Baltic Birch Plywood. The first step was to pre-sand the wood to 220 grit with my random orbit sander. Then I attached the patterns and started cutting. After all of the parts were cut I removed the leftover pattern and started hand sanding with 220 grit sandpaper (lightly). In about three steps I worked up to 400 grit sandpaper. I used very light strokes working on all areas of the piece. I stained with light walnut and applied three coats of spray shellac finish.

I have made this piece about five (5) times and each time I modify the assembly process. This time I have a very solid unit assembled with detailed techniques.

This is a Patrick Speilman pattern from his book, “Scroll Saw Scandinvian Patterns and Projects

Now I have already started cutting another one for a new friend I met through my daughter, on FaceBook. Just wish it was a little cooler outside.

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.

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#1 posted 08-07-2014 05:28 PM

Nice work! This is a very fine piece I am sure it will be enjoyed.

-- Bailey F - Eastern Mass.

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#2 posted 08-07-2014 07:12 PM

Some lovely scrolling

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#3 posted 08-07-2014 09:48 PM

Very nice, Jerrell! :)


-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#4 posted 08-08-2014 12:55 AM

You did an awesome job. Love the finish.

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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Mark Shymanski

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#5 posted 08-08-2014 05:47 AM

A very nice project!

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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#6 posted 08-08-2014 09:24 PM

Superb scroll saw project! Nice pattern. Well done.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#7 posted 08-09-2014 12:19 AM

Beautiful work.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#8 posted 08-11-2014 01:15 AM

Turned out great!

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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