Intarsia Eagle

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My first attempt at an intarsia project was this 90 piece intarsia eagle with a 24 inch wing-span. Made out of walnut and aspen, finished with water-based varnish and a little paint (yellow beak and feet). Pattern was found in one of Better Homes and Garden’s WOOD magazine. Hope to do another one soon, possibly a bit larger scale.

-- Shawn,Minnesota

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#1 posted 1835 days ago

Very nicely done.

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Monty Queen

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#2 posted 1835 days ago

I love it. I am a big fan of any one who does intarsia’ However i am a bigger fan of someone who does it of a eagle. It is my favoriter bird, i am very patriotic. You did a fantastic job. Thanks

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#3 posted 1835 days ago

that’s beautiful. Well done

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#4 posted 1835 days ago

very nice work

-- Marty Ohio

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BigFoot Products Canada

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#5 posted 1835 days ago

Great job! Do you live in Colorado? Lot’s of Aspen there..:)

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Dennis Zongker

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#6 posted 1835 days ago

Super job! Very well made Intarsia Eagle.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#7 posted 1835 days ago

Wow your 1st one! I would have thought you’ve done 100s .

Great Job!!

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#8 posted 1835 days ago

It looks great

-- "I'm a lumbrjock and I'm OK..."

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George Barreras

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#9 posted 1835 days ago

Great looking job, thanks for posting.

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#10 posted 1835 days ago

Well done! How much time this project take?

-- Nano Nano - Live long and prosper

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#11 posted 1834 days ago

fantastic eagle great work

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#12 posted 1834 days ago

WOW. I am an Eagle fanatic and I love this one. Man I would love to make one. Great job.

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

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#13 posted 1834 days ago

Thanks all,I did not keep track of the hours,maybe about 30hrs

-- Shawn,Minnesota

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#14 posted 1834 days ago

Eagle looks great, nice work.

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

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#15 posted 1480 days ago

You have some awsome talent to make this on your attempt. Great job.

-- Kory, Greensboro NC

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