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Project by raggedpat posted 09-13-2015 07:44 AM 1321 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Thought I’d try my hand at a bit of parquetry!
Think I did alright for my first ever go.

-- knots and cracks are a good thing if you let them be!





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#1 posted 09-13-2015 10:12 AM

I think you did too..neat pattern

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#2 posted 09-13-2015 11:29 AM

Incredible parquetry sample!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 09-13-2015 12:31 PM

Good work

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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#4 posted 09-13-2015 12:47 PM

Patience of a saint! Nice work.

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#5 posted 09-13-2015 02:30 PM

great piece

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#6 posted 09-13-2015 04:27 PM

Incredible – that took a ton of work, time and skill.

Thanks for sharing!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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#7 posted 09-13-2015 05:18 PM

It’s a beautiful piece.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Pointer

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#8 posted 09-13-2015 06:01 PM

You did indeed do alright. Looks great.

-- Joe - - When 10 million people believe in a dumb idea, it's still a dumb idea.

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#9 posted 09-13-2015 08:29 PM

Cheers guys patience patience patience! that’s the key word in parquetry

-- knots and cracks are a good thing if you let them be!

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#10 posted 09-14-2015 03:14 AM

beautiful work.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Kiwib0y

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#11 posted 09-14-2015 07:54 AM

What a very effective pattern. What nice workmanship, be proud of your work!!!!

-- "It is only a silly question if it is not asked" Don,New Zealand

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#12 posted 09-15-2015 04:10 PM

Neat pattern… so did you decide not to include the spider in pic 2?

-- 'Political correctness is fascism pretending to be manners' ~George Carlin

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raggedpat

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#13 posted 09-17-2015 11:40 PM

the legs were too thin to cut from my veneer

-- knots and cracks are a good thing if you let them be!

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