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This was a father’s day present to my husband. I cut the man of steel in four sections out of galvanized steel. The steel is pretty thin; I bought a pack of 5”x7” flashing material a while ago and used that. I cut the pieces of metal between two pieces of wood on my scroll saw. It cut slow, but nice and smooth. I attached the steel fretwork to a painted plywood backer and then glued all of the pieces together with an epoxy.
Thanks for looking!

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#1 posted 06-30-2011 08:41 PM

That is a true work of art!

-- I'm not as good as I once was, but I'm as good once as I ever was.

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#2 posted 06-30-2011 08:47 PM

Slow and steady wins the race when scrolling!
Here’s one of my examples
keep scrolling

-- "Let he who does not work in wood, find something else that's half as good." (can't remember who I'm quoting)

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#3 posted 06-30-2011 09:01 PM

Really clever!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 06-30-2011 10:05 PM

That is really cool.
I mean, I really like it.

Cool technique,

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#5 posted 06-30-2011 10:21 PM

Innovative technique to say the least. WOW! I am sure your husband really like it.

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#6 posted 07-01-2011 10:45 AM

Hello MrsN

A nicely idea and a godd job

This piece gives me some ideas for the future

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#7 posted 07-01-2011 05:21 PM

Lucky man…....

-- For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16

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#8 posted 07-04-2011 03:06 AM

Nicely Done.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#9 posted 07-17-2011 04:15 AM

Hello MrsN. I like your work. I’ll be watching you. Thanks for sharing!

-- Author of POWER CARVING BOOTS & SHOES - Schiffer Publishing. Available online or your favourite bookstore.

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#10 posted 07-28-2011 01:20 AM

Very nice! Love the creativity, looks like it was laser cut it’s so clean.

Good work :)

-- Dale, Oregon

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#11 posted 08-30-2011 03:28 AM

Neat idea. You did a great job, looks good. I like it.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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#12 posted 12-12-2014 04:49 PM

I really like this superman image. I am very new to scroll sawing, but I’d like to give it a try on my scroll saw. Any chance you can send me the scroll saw template.

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#13 posted 12-12-2014 05:32 PM

I found the image by doing a google search for “superman stencil”

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