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Project by patron posted 08-06-2009 06:53 AM 2140 views 4 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

these are samples of inlay paterns ,

i have made to work out the bugs in the tecknique of these designs .
they have been used on tabletops , boxes , walls , floors and bar tops .
some as you can see , have multiple arangements .
most are cut and switch .
i hope you like them .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle





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#1 posted 08-06-2009 06:57 AM

very interesting work, thanks for sharing

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#2 posted 08-06-2009 07:03 AM

these are very nice. are they veneer ? how did you cut them ?

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#3 posted 08-06-2009 07:11 AM

Wow David these are cool . By cut and switch do you mean there are two layers and you switch the different woods?

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#4 posted 08-06-2009 07:12 AM

i don’t work with veneer , it’s way to thin for me .
all my work is real wood ,
and cut with the bandsaw , freehand .
some i make thick , and resaw into multiples .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#5 posted 08-06-2009 07:19 AM

in the 1st picture bottom row ,
block # 2 and block # 5 look to be the same ,
just opposite colors and # 5 is turned .
some may even be turned over ,
so as to look random .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#6 posted 08-06-2009 07:19 AM

Thanks patron, I like your style. The technique you use will definitely be used in a few projects I have on my list.

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#7 posted 08-06-2009 07:57 AM

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the workshop again.

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#8 posted 08-06-2009 12:55 PM

Very nice designs!

Rick

-- If at first you don't succeed...Don't try skydiving

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#9 posted 08-06-2009 01:09 PM

The possibilities are limited only by the imagination! Very cool…
The first one unsettles me somehow. It’s so random, I’m having a hard time figuring out whether I like it or not. I think I like it, but then I’m not sure…? It must be good, because real artistic work, if nothing else, generates a response from the viewer, positive or negative…(Maybe I’m trying to imagine a bar top made that way, and it scares me!!)
Lots of great ideas coming out of New Mexico, that’s for sure. Thank you for sharing them with all of us, David, they’re inspirational!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#10 posted 08-06-2009 01:43 PM

All are great David…thanks for sharing !!!!

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#11 posted 08-06-2009 02:23 PM

Some nice work David wish I was close to you so I could see you work, that is some special work.

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#12 posted 08-06-2009 02:35 PM

What are the dimensions? Neat-o pieces, hombre.

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#13 posted 08-06-2009 03:01 PM

miles – how big are your boards ?
jim and dan -my project ” joe the movie ” , shows how this is done ,
either stickie tape ,
or some allignment/holding jig
to cut the parts .
after glue up ,
they all need to be recut to square to stack together .

dont mix other parts , they only fit with their mates .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#14 posted 08-06-2009 03:06 PM

David,
The tow two remind me of Paul Wearing illustrations. You should frame those and hang them on a wall!

-- "Imagination is more important than knowledge" Bibb in CO at http://katanadesign.com

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#15 posted 08-06-2009 03:27 PM

Beautiful work, David.
Moving the circles and changing direction gives such an interesting pattern.
Keep ‘em coming.
Ellen

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