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|12-15-2007, 02:28 PM||#1|
2 more gifts completed
My sister-in-law and my mom are both R N 's I developed this pattern from a piece of clip art. I wanted to do it as an inlay so I tried a little experiment .
I stacked 1/8 maple, mahogany and red oak ply. I made all the inside cuts and lettering, then found my bevel .....6 1/2 degrees for this one, and cut the outline. Just as I hoped, the maple fell into the mahogany and the mahogany fell into the oak ......both fit perfectly
I goobered up the top outline around the ball, but there is no recovering when cutting a bevel just had to roll with it
As a bonus, the caduceus from the red oak ( which was on the bottom ) will be made into a plaque for a friend of mine . 3 gifts in one cut
nurses1.jpg Maple and mahogany
nurses2.jpg Mahogany and red oak
8 x 10 , Mike's new FD ultra reverse #5 BLO and Deft
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|12-15-2007, 05:20 PM||#2|
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Robert, this is just awesome! You continue to amaze me with your ability. As far as the "goobering" ... it's not even noticeable!
I love it man!
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|12-15-2007, 10:06 PM||#3|
looks good sir! Tonight I oiled about 15 projects, hopefully I will still get them done in time. I also need to remember to take pictures of them before I wrap them and give em out to my crew at work. Dale
|12-16-2007, 07:42 AM||#4|
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You're right about no going back when you make a blue while bevel cutting.
My most often made mistake is starting the cut in the wrong direction.
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|12-16-2007, 12:03 PM||#5|
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: MA USA
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Good thinking Sawduster...and those will make great gifts. Looking good!
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|12-16-2007, 03:37 PM||#6|
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gosh , looks like they turned out pretty nice. what a wonderful thought, and gift. live and lear. your good at both. your friend Evie
|12-16-2007, 04:29 PM||#8|
Hey Brother, those are awesome. My sister-in-law is an RN and that would make a great gift for her. Steve
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