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#1 posted 07-19-2009 03:32 AM

now I see this full. About 100 hours. 209 pieces. Comments anyone?

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#2 posted 07-19-2009 03:38 AM

Nice job, I tried intarsia a few years ago. I didn’t close to the results you have. 50 pieces was my max project. I got into wood carving its a lot easier. Very nice work

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#3 posted 07-19-2009 03:42 AM

Very nice looking intarsia piece.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#4 posted 07-19-2009 04:32 AM

Very nice. How big is it? I’m baffled at the 100 hours, but it looks worth it. Nice work

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#5 posted 07-19-2009 04:35 AM

Looks fantastic great job beautiful.

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#6 posted 07-19-2009 04:43 AM

Great job on that!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#7 posted 07-19-2009 04:46 AM

Well done!!

-- Behind the Bark is a lot of Heartwood----Charles, Centennial, CO

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#8 posted 07-19-2009 04:50 AM

Pure craftsmanship, GREAT job.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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#9 posted 07-19-2009 05:36 AM

Very nice! Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#10 posted 07-19-2009 02:38 PM

Wow, thats amazing, great work.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#11 posted 07-19-2009 02:46 PM

Fantastic job on the intarsia work.
You are a true artisan.

-- Kent, Hiram GA

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#12 posted 07-19-2009 06:52 PM

Beautiful intarsia, Great subject matter.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#13 posted 07-19-2009 06:58 PM

The 100 hours does not include time running to lumber yards, picking up wood at friends, changing patterns,
redesigning,wood selection time. The project is 22 inches high. With Intarsia working with so many woods, it becomes challenging to pick the right woods, because of the fact that most woods change color with age. It is tempting at times to use some coloring (dyes or stains). I try to avoid the.

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#14 posted 07-20-2009 07:50 AM

I like your decision regarding the harmony of the colors and hue which gives to this piece an additional stage of
To clarify my self, for example, the left side of the clothes are more bright and the right side are more dark, so you gave us the feeling that the source of light is on the left side

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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#15 posted 07-24-2009 01:51 AM

Earlier I posted a Holy Family intarsia. I would be interested in finding out who the artist was who designed the pattern. If there is anyone out there who would know this information I would appreciate hearing from you.

dave fait

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