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Hummingbird Intarsia

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Project by Dr_T posted 10-18-2015 12:45 AM 1511 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hummingbird Intarsia for a relative. Originally thought about doing another pattern, but that one ended up being many more pieces and lots of them were very small. I thought it might be a bit beyond my current skill level to achieve the result that I wanted. So I decided on this one instead.
Pieces are Western Red Cedar and Walnut, backer board is a piece of White Oak that I found in the bargain bin at the local Woodcraft store.
Photo 1 is the final with the finish applied, photo 2 is before the finish has been applied. Finished piece is 9.5×5.5”. Pattern is from an Intarsia book by Judy Gale Roberts.
Hope you enjoyed it!





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#1 posted 10-18-2015 01:31 AM

Dr T, that really pretty. You’ve got way more patience that I have. My hat’s off to you.

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#2 posted 10-18-2015 03:38 AM

O that turned out O So Nice!!!

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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#3 posted 10-18-2015 06:40 AM

Nice.My hat’s off to you

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#4 posted 10-18-2015 10:00 AM

my favorite bird, beautiful execution. I especially like the wing and flowers placement

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#5 posted 10-18-2015 02:25 PM

Very very nice.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#6 posted 10-18-2015 03:10 PM

This is so nice and you’ve done a wonderful job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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#7 posted 10-18-2015 09:29 PM

Thanks all for the kind comments. Glad you enjoyed it!

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#8 posted 10-19-2015 04:54 AM

It looks so alive. It’s good that there are not much other colours, I like it this way with few soft colours.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#10 posted 09-23-2016 02:43 PM

Very nice!

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#11 posted 09-23-2016 02:46 PM

I love these little mighty birds …......LOL …..GREAT JOB

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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