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scroll saw picture for my nephew in texas. done in 1/8 baltic birch ply. using a #1 spiral blade. The pattern was from Jeff Zaffino at

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#1 posted 01-20-2010 05:18 AM

That looks great! Very intricate details! The image says a lot as well.

-- Spencer, Gilbert Az (

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#2 posted 01-20-2010 05:52 AM

Great job! I do alot of scroll work but something this intricate just scares me. LOL OK, maybe i just don’t think I have enough patience. Your nephew should love it.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#3 posted 01-20-2010 07:09 AM

Amazing work, that is one tough pattern.

-- Greg S.E. Ga.

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#4 posted 01-20-2010 12:34 PM

the details!!! WOW .
what a wonderful picture as well.

Well done.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (, Young Living Wellness )

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#5 posted 01-20-2010 03:37 PM

INTENSE, The detail in the clothing and shading are amazing. Great work

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#6 posted 01-20-2010 07:24 PM

Wow John a western them with a Norman Rockwell feel very special great job. It’s hard to believe it’s scroll saw work.

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#7 posted 01-20-2010 08:12 PM

This is amazing, you are very talented.

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#8 posted 01-20-2010 08:29 PM

That piece is simply amazing. Tons of details, I can only imagine the hours spent on the scroll saw… you should be very proud of this piece…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#9 posted 02-12-2010 08:25 AM

Looks great!! What did you use for a backer to achieve the brown color?? Much different look than the standard black that I’ve seen Jeff Zaffino use. Great effect the brown is much more ‘Western’.

-- Cheers, Joel Elder

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#10 posted 03-02-2010 06:22 AM

I usually use picture framing mat board for the backing. It comes in a multitude of colors and is easy to workwith. I also tend to use black most of the time but on occassion other colors set a different mood.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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