Scroll Sawed Door Topper

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Project by Derek Oliver posted 02-25-2016 07:16 PM 1327 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve have been searching for a scroll saw pattern that I know I have somewhere, but I can’t remember exactly where. After I went through all of my hard copy patterns and books, I started going through my digital patterns. While doing that I stumbled upon some pictures of projects from many moons ago. This is a door topper that I did probably about 10 years ago. I scrolled the scene in 1/4” poplar. I made the from 3/4” pine which I colored with a red oak stain. The backer board is just 1/8” hardboard painted maroon. I’m far from a master scroller, but I remember being quite happy with the results 10 years ago when I made it, and even today I still think it turned out pretty good. It measures 37 1/4” long for a general idea of size. Thanks for looking.

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#1 posted 02-26-2016 04:57 AM

Very funny scroll saw project – cartoon motive. Very precise and realistic presentation of theme.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#2 posted 02-26-2016 09:13 AM

That is very cool Derek.
Love it.


-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#3 posted 02-26-2016 12:06 PM

This is fantastic!!! I would love to have the pattern for this so I could do one myself.

-- Retired and lovin it

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#4 posted 02-26-2016 03:21 PM

This is fantastic!!! I would love to have the pattern for this so I could do one myself.

- americancanuck

I got the pattern from the wooden teddy bear. Here’s the link to it.

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#5 posted 02-26-2016 06:44 PM

Derek, this is a very creative piece and you’ve done a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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