Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Eagle Feather Scroll Saw Pattern.
This feather is 15 inches tall.

Fun job this week:

Anytime someone in the family gets married I design and make a wedding reception box. The box is used to accept wedding cards from the guests. I always make the box big enough to hold wedding memorabilia after the wedding is over. 

I always use the scroll saw to customize the box with the name of the bride, groom and wedding date. Sometimes I'll add some others decorations also.

This weekend, one of our nieces on my wife's side of the family is getting married. I have the pleasure of making the couple a wedding reception box. I am about 90 percent finished but still have the ornamentation to cut and of course the finish.  

These kinds of projects are fun but they also make me apprehensive at the same time. Wedding are special events and I always second guess the design. I want to get it right and make it something the couple will keep and enjoy the rest of their lives.  

I go through this battle with myself every time I start a project like this. Having confidence in your craftsmanship is more difficult to learn than the skill it's self. 

The good news is that they always seem to work out in the end. At least no one has said they hate them so far. :)

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