Monroe Dutcher Basket

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Project by rustynails posted 04-11-2018 01:46 AM 1683 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently received two Monroe Dutcher scroll saw basket design books that I had posted I was looking for. This was my first attempt to make one of these kinds of baskets.

Thanks for looking

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#1 posted 04-11-2018 03:00 AM

I’d say you have mastered that pretty good for a first attempt. I remember cutting a few of those years ago.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#2 posted 04-11-2018 05:12 AM

Turned out very beautiful! Job well done.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#3 posted 04-12-2018 01:08 AM

Excellent job. Looking forward to seeing more of your projects. You’re a very skilled wood worker.
What make scroll saw do you have? I’ve considered replacing my DeWalt with a more expensive saw, but then I think my skill level isn’t better than my saw at this time.

Thanks for sharing and helping me with the patterns!

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#4 posted 04-12-2018 02:15 AM

Wonderful piece

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#5 posted 04-12-2018 05:44 PM

Thanks for all the kind words.

Tillir I have a DeWalt as well, but I do think one with a tilting head instead of the table would be nicer to work on for projects like these were you need to cut them at a angle.

Thanks Richard

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