Sanding such a delicate carving is tough. But I found two methods that made quick, yet safe work out of it.
The left tree of this 2 layer piece is complete. I used alder and it has some interesting characteristics and challenges to work with on the scroll saw.
It’s so good to be back at the scroll saw table! It’s been four years since I last strung a blade. And this was the perfect project to get me going again. Every cut made it start coming alive and finally looking like a tree.
Creating the proper access holes for a scroll saw blade requires precision drilling. And the right drill speed, bit, and lighting can make all the difference.
Tips for temporarily adhering scroll saw pattern to wood blank.