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Inlay / Marquetry DragonFly Plaque

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Project by scrappy posted 05-05-2009 04:59 AM 2345 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a Inlay / Marquetry DragonFly I did last week while on vacation.

7”x7”

Woods used are;

Frame; Walnut Pallet wood

Body; Honey Locust crotch cut ( saw4fun hard wood shorts )

Wings; Poplar Pallet wood ( the lavender higlights in the wood did not show up good in the pictures )

Wings and Eyes; Acrylic pen turning blanks. ( Love the way the eyes and wings glow with light behind this )

Background is more of same unknown board that was used on my first inlay rose

Think I should have used a lighter or darker wood for background. This is too close to the color of wings after putting on the hand wipe poly.

All comments and crtiques are encouraged. Please be honest.

Thank You for looking

Scrappy

-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!





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#1 posted 05-05-2009 05:16 AM

Hey scrappy
Another winner well done creative and beautiful

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 05-05-2009 04:03 PM

nice detailing ,
clean design !

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