Intarsia Apple

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Project by Dutchy posted 11-26-2015 08:55 PM 1441 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Today I made my first intarsia piece from Judy Roberts Studio. A small one from 6 pieces. With this verry little project I could try some things. This apple pattern was a free example. Now I can start with my raccoon pattern with I got today after almost four weeks waiting.

Thanks for watching.


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#1 posted 11-26-2015 09:09 PM

Great first Intarsia, Like the smiling worm!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#2 posted 11-26-2015 09:34 PM

Nice to see you moving in a new direction. Your apple appears to have nice joints, and the edges are sanded to create some depth. I know this is a warm up project for you, so I can overlook your choice of wòods.
Looking forward to your raccoon project.

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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#3 posted 11-26-2015 11:48 PM

Congratulations. Looks like a New Adventure? Happy Thanksgiving sir!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#4 posted 11-27-2015 02:18 AM

I like it Jan especially the worm .
Got to try out your chevalet I take it .
Hope to see the racoon soon .


-- Kiefer

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#5 posted 11-27-2015 08:52 AM

Great start Jan. Some beautiful wood too and a cute worm. How did you like using the chevalet?

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 11-27-2015 12:38 PM

Welcome to the world of Intarsia. You did a much better job of getting the mating joints to line up than I did on my first attempt. Looking forward to seeing your raccoon.

-- "I love it when a plan comes together" John "Hannibal" Smith

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#7 posted 11-28-2015 04:28 PM

Looks realy great, especialy the worm. Only what I dislike is that it’s too glossy for me (but it’s just me).

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#8 posted 12-01-2015 07:47 AM

I was a few days “off” and near the big city Rotterdam. But still thanks all for your comments.

Mike, I did not that much with the chevalet, but so much that I still have a few things I will change. Next time more about it.

Ivan, Normally I never use glossy varnisch. But in this particular case I found that glossy was a good choice. I can remember that when I was young I always polished the apples to make them shine.


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#9 posted 12-22-2015 11:32 AM

This is wonderful.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#10 posted 12-22-2015 12:55 PM

Thanks Roger


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