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Project by scrollingmom posted 11-16-2012 08:30 PM 4908 views 5 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This picture is has some elements from more than one pattern. I kind of put my own little twist on it. What can I say, it fit the piece of wood I had picked out.

The wood itself is Oak and is 3/4” thick. It was a little hard to cut beings how it looks to be an end piece near the tree. It has some bark still on the edges and the other edge is bark free, but I did not square it off. I like working with what edges the wood has already if I can.

The finish is a light coat of laquer and then wax. The pattern of the Elk is from Gary Browning and then I threw in some tree tops.

Hope you enjoy looking. I love sharing.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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#1 posted 11-16-2012 08:32 PM

YOU MADE MY DAY! ayay! :)

-- "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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#2 posted 11-16-2012 08:34 PM

That looks great. I have wanted to try something like this on a piece of wood I have. You have given me inspiration.

-- Tim - I usally measure twice after I cut......then I know for sure that I cut it short.....

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#3 posted 11-16-2012 08:38 PM

Absolutely beautiful—as with all of your work. Keep it coming.

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

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#4 posted 11-16-2012 09:08 PM

Really cool. Looks like a Chinese scroll.

-- Clint Searl....Ya can no more do what ya don't know how than ya can git back from where ya ain't been

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#5 posted 11-16-2012 09:47 PM

Absolutely stunning

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#6 posted 11-16-2012 09:51 PM

Very nice scroll work.


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#7 posted 11-16-2012 10:18 PM

you did really well on this one, it sure would like nice in the grizzmans home, great job….

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#8 posted 11-16-2012 10:23 PM

This piece is stunning Kelly.

Your work is really neat!

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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Jim Jakosh

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#9 posted 11-17-2012 12:24 AM

Sweet rustic piece!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#10 posted 11-17-2012 02:45 AM

Nice! I know some people here in Colorado that would love it. I need to get busy and try my hand at using slabs.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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#11 posted 11-17-2012 03:29 AM

Just out of curiosity, what are the height and width?

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#12 posted 11-17-2012 01:23 PM

Way kool with that natural bark edging. Very nice scrolling as always

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#13 posted 11-17-2012 06:12 PM

Very realistic elk and background. This is one of the best scrolling pictures I have seen, and that natural edge
of the wood just adds to the look. When I get a little better with the scroll saw, I will have to make one of these for my middle son, which may cause requests from his siblings. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 80 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#14 posted 11-18-2012 01:51 AM

Thanks for the all the nice comments.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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