Welcome to Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Message Board, an online scroll saw forum community where you can join thousands of scrollers from around the world discussing all things related to Scrolling. To gain full access to the message board you must register for a free account. As a registered member you will be able to:

 * Browse over 200,000 posts.
 * Communicate privately with other scrollers from around the world.
 * Post your own photos or view from 7,000 user submitted images.
 * Gain access to exclusive scroll saw promotions offered by Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts and Fox Chapel Publishing.

All this and much more is available to you absolutely free when you register for an account, so sign up today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact the Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Support Team.

Go Back   Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Message Board > Scroll Saw > Fretwork and Portraits
Connect with Facebook

Grobet - Pegas Scroll Saw blads
Fretwork and Portraits

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-08-2008, 11:43 AM   #1
Senior Moment
Plaquerd's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Northwest New Jersey
Posts: 2,731
Thanks: 101
Thanked 60 Times in 56 Posts
Default Kevin's Macaw pattern

First let me say thank you Very Much for letting
me cut the Macaw pattern!
What an excellent pattern you created! This one
is cut on very heavily Spalted Maple 13" X 14" X 15/16". Using FDPS 2/0 blades.
Took me seven and a half hours from rough cut board
to this point. No finish on it yet. Hope I did it justice.
I had a lot of fun cutting this.
Thanks again
Attached Images
File Type: jpg KDMacaw.JPG (681.5 KB, 109 views)
"Tight's tight, too tight's broken"

My Gallery

Last edited by Plaquerd; 01-08-2008 at 11:47 AM.
Plaquerd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-08-2008, 01:43 PM   #2
Intarsia Moderator
Janette's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Eugene, Oregon
Posts: 3,411
Blog Entries: 4
Thanks: 1
Thanked 48 Times in 31 Posts

That is beautiful! The wood choice is perfect.
Janette is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-08-2008, 02:11 PM   #3
Senior Member
campasano's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Citrus Heights,Ca.
Posts: 1,055
Thanks: 12
Thanked 47 Times in 47 Posts

That is a beautiful cutting, please repost it when you get a finish on it, I really like it.

campasano is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-08-2008, 03:30 PM   #4
Senior Member
earlinjax's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Jacksonville, FL
Posts: 527
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

Great job! If you have another piece of that board, I think an owl would look awesome cut in it.

earlinjax is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-08-2008, 03:57 PM   #5
American Craftsman
Jediscroller's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Galaxy far, far away
Posts: 2,935
Blog Entries: 6
Thanks: 0
Thanked 302 Times in 59 Posts

Talk about bringing a pattern to life. Wow! As I said privately Dave, that is just flat outstanding. I feel quite honored that you felt a pattern of mine was worthy of not only your time but such a beautiful piece of wood. You've absolutely made my day!!!!!
Scrollsaw Patterns Online
Making holes in wood with an EX-30, Craftsman 16" VS, Dremel 1680 and 1671
Jediscroller is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-08-2008, 06:39 PM   #6
Senior Member
kerry_nf's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 727
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

Simply breathtaking...pattern and cut, and, as was already said, I love the wood choice. Wonderful stuff!
Check me out on the web:
kerry_nf is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-08-2008, 07:12 PM   #7
Senior Member
Jim8Mad's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Hemet, CA
Posts: 322
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post

Very nice. I also like your choice in wood.
DeWalt DW788 & Dremel 1680
Jim8Mad is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-08-2008, 07:21 PM   #8
Senior Member
Nubbin's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Titusville, Florida
Posts: 670
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

Wonderful job Dave.

Kevin the pattern is nice too.


Nobody told me when I became an engineer that I wouldn't get to drive a train.
Nubbin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-08-2008, 08:28 PM   #9
Cabinet Maker
JohnB's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Posts: 6,534
Thanks: 0
Thanked 33 Times in 9 Posts

G'day Dave,
You did do good bloke.
I must admit that I get a little jealous when I see the variety of timber you blokes have available to you.
Don't get me wrong, we have some absolutely beautiful wood here in Oz, but it is more akin to working steel.
Makes great furniture but the scroll saw turns its toes up at it.

Anyhow, great cutting and nice pattern
"The Golden Mile"

“In my acting, I have to identify with something in the character. The big tough boy on the side of right—that’s me. Simple themes. Save me from the nuances. All I do is sincerity, and I’ve been selling the hell out of that ever since I started.
John Wayne
Some of my Stuff
Retired Medically Unfit Police Officers Ass.
JohnB is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-08-2008, 10:19 PM   #10
Tor's Avatar
Join Date: May 2007
Location: The "Green Side" in Hawaii
Posts: 1,379
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

Excellent cutting of a wonderful pattern.

John, I can certainly feel for your situation with cellulose steel. Even at 1/42" I can still feel the difference in those "exotic" woods.

Tor is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Macaw Paradise a judy gale pattern hal smith Intarsia, Inlay, and Segmentation 17 03-06-2012 08:00 AM
Kevin's Peacock & 2 Butterflys proudrex Fretwork and Portraits 13 08-19-2009 02:36 PM
Kevin's Springer Spaniel is done DukeNukem Fretwork and Portraits 12 03-18-2007 02:18 PM
John Nelson's Macaw Pattern Guest General Scroll Saw 0 09-15-2003 11:58 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:39 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.