Monday, September 23, 2019

Halloween Cat Scroll Saw Pattern.

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Regarding a step-by-step for dealing with Comcast email problem ...

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 Download Below

This spooky Halloween Black Cat is showing his bones! There are two versions of this pattern. The small cat is about 8" X 8" and the large one is 10" X 10". 

There are two layers. The front layer is 1/4" thick and the back layer is 3/4" thick.

After cutting both pieces, paint the front layer black including the edges. Paint the back layer white leaving a glue line.

Glue the pieces together at the glue line. Paint the remaining edges and the back black. If you plan on using the decoration outside use exterior paint. For an extra effect, you can use glow in the dark paint over the white paint.

Personalized Christmas Ornament Patterns:

I am still making good progress on ornament patterns. Any order that was received before today should be completed and sent to your email address by the end of today. Make sure you check your spam email folder if you do not see the patterns.

The price is $1 per name with a 5 name minimum. I keep the price as low as possible
because I want everyone to have a chance to make these ornaments for family and friends.

You only pay after you have received the order and are 
100% satisfied with the patterns. Invoice included with
the pattern email. Pay by credit card(secure Paypal), check, or cash.

The patterns will be emailed to you after they are completed.
Please allow up to a week for delivery. 

You can use last names on the ornaments if you like but remember that the more letters the more
difficult they are to cut. Ten letters and up gets pretty small. If you need to you can enlarge the patterns by 10% to make the interior cuts larger. No special characters are supported. I can get a hyphen in there but it looks odd. It has to connect the two letters so it does not just fall out.

$12 per sheet of 12 coins plus $3.50 shipping
Inlay with a 1" Forstner Bit.
The perfect way to sign your work.

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