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Window valence

Country kitch door valence
Country kitch door valence

Made from 3/4″ pine I “eyeballed” this project from a picture in a magazine. A fairly straightforward project in design. The gingerbread in the center had to be cut with a jigsaw. The piece was obviously too large for a scroll saw. The front section is one solid piece. The end strips were carefully spread apart to fit in the spindles.

 

 

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Oak watch

Oak watch scrap wood project
Oak watch scrap wood project

Made of 3/4 inch red oak (scrap material) this watch was built from plans in a magazine. The latch and body are stained a golden oak color and the strap is stained a walnut color to resemble walnut wood. A lot of great comments about this watch. I cut everything on the scrollsaw. And while I didn’t have a forstner bit to counter sink the face, I used a hand drill and a bit of tweaking with a hand chisel.

 

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Star Quilt Intarsia

An ideal scrap wood project.
An ideal scrap wood project.

This project used scrap 3/4″ pine boards cut 1″ wide, 1″ long and on a 45 degree miter. The project is 40″ x 40″. I cut all these on the bandsaw. Once the main star was made the rest was custom cut to fit in each area. The cutting took only a couple hours but the fitting took a couple more. The painting took the longest part I think.

 

 

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