Home Project Create This Contour Line Wall Art With Your Scroll Saw To Remind You Of Your Favourite Lake Or River When You Re Not There
Home project create this contour line wall art with your scroll saw to remind you of your favourite lake or river when you re not there is article about Magazine bookmarked by ruben with ID 13743134064 was uploaded on 22-04-2019 and has been viewed 414,981 times.
Scroll Saw Wall Art Project Photos by Rob Brown I have always loved maps.The next best thing to actually being at your favourite place is looking at the area mapped out.I guess it was only a matter of time until I combined my fascination of maps with woodworking.
The basic approach when making this contour line wall art is to include some contour lines of the area - maybe just the lake - and end it there.Adding ground contour lines, colour, roads, rivers and streams and even other manmade landmarks will give you the level of detail you're after.
INFO: DIFFICULTY - 2/5, LENGTH/TIME - 2/5, COST - 2/5MaterialsI opted for 1/8"-thick Baltic birch plywood, as its edges will sand nicely, it will take paint well and it was quite reasonably priced at under $15 for a 5' x 5' sheet.
It also looks nice with a few coats of clear finish on it.Another major advantage of using plywood for this project is that it's going to resist breaking along the grain, unless you're really pushing the boundaries.
I was able to cut pieces as narrow as 1/4" with no fear of breakage.The paint I used was a standard acrylic...