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Intarsia #13: Lilly Cross Day 2

09-12-2012 08:21 PM by TripleB | 1 comment »

I recently received a couple more orders that put the Intarsia Lilly Cross on the back burner, paying customers always come first, but I finished what I needed to get done on those orders and had some time to spare so I worked on the Lilly Cross. I started working on the wrap around vine, I knew this was going to be a real challenge, so I am extremely happy with what I was able to get done today. Below are the steps I took to get the vine to “Wrap Around” the back side of the cros...

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Intarsia #8: Hummingbird Day 8

08-24-2012 02:24 AM by TripleB | 2 comments »

I have been very apprehensive about doing the actual Hummingbird, I honestly didn’t think I had the skills to be able to make the very tight color transitions in the body of the bird without having massive gaps to contend with. That’s why I started with the easy parts first. But after all is said and done, I think I did ok for a newbie. The top part of the body is Lace wood or Leopard wood, I thought it would give a good feather effect, but at this point, I’m thinking I s...

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Intarsia #5: Hummingbird Day 5

08-21-2012 03:19 PM by TripleB | 1 comment »

Unfortunately, the last week or so, it’s been very difficult for me to get into the shop to work on the hummingbird. But now I should be able to get back at it, the only set back now is when the Wenge wood I ordered gets here. I will not be able to finish the hummer with out it, but I can work around it until it arrives. The Wenge is only on the bird, so I will work on the Lilly flowers in the mean time. I was able to get the bottom leaves done and partial frame together yesterday. I...

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