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"Carved Frame" with "Marquetry Picture"

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Project by Dennis Zongker posted 02-06-2010 07:11 AM 2823 views 3 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a very interesting project I made for a customer. The baseball player and background, I copied from a tee shirt. Which is one of their logos. Farwell, Nebraska is a very small town somewhere in the middle of Nebraska. And baseball was a very big part of their lives, going back a hundred years. You my find it very interesting to look at their web page to find out a little bit of their history.

http://www.farwellathleticclub.com/index.htm

The size of the out side frame is 12 3/4” x 15 1/4” x 3/4”

The frame is made out of African Mahogany.

The Marquetry has Ash, Holly, Bloodwood, Poplar, Quilted Maple, Flat Cut Maple, Black Ebony, Chessnut Burl, Beech, & Walnut Burl.

Thanks for looking, Lumberjocks!

-- Dennis Zongker





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GaryBuck

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#1 posted 02-06-2010 07:15 AM

awsome,,Looks great

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Paul Perrin

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#2 posted 02-06-2010 07:25 AM

very nice!

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#3 posted 02-06-2010 07:35 AM

Cool frame

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#4 posted 02-06-2010 07:36 AM

Nice job….......I like it.

Robin

-- Robin Renee'

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#5 posted 02-06-2010 07:54 AM

As always, a superb job. Always amazed at your work buddy.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#6 posted 02-06-2010 08:12 AM

nice work

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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#7 posted 02-06-2010 09:03 AM

As usual, just plain mind blowing. Wow I just LOVE your work!

-- Allison, Northeastern Ca. Remember, Amateurs built the Ark. Professionals built the Titanic!

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#8 posted 02-06-2010 11:59 AM

Very nice looking piece, as always. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#9 posted 02-06-2010 04:43 PM

Very well done!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#10 posted 02-06-2010 05:57 PM

Love it!

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#11 posted 02-06-2010 06:05 PM

real nice, always like to see your work.

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#12 posted 02-06-2010 06:25 PM

Very nice Dennis you do awesome work…. a very nice blend of wood

-- Follow your passion, and success will follow you.

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#13 posted 02-06-2010 07:19 PM

I just had to look at this one again,, It’s all just to amazing but the stitches on the ball is just mind boggling to the detail you put in to your work. I wish I had 1/10 of your talent my friend Thanks for your posts, They floor me,, inspire me,, and amaze me..

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#14 posted 02-06-2010 07:21 PM

Just fantastic Dennis, once again a work of art…..........
I can’t believe the details of the stitching in both the ball and the glove, wow…...

I love the combination of the wood you chose.

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks, http://majesticeagleww.etsy.com/, http://www.flickr.com/photos/majesticeagle/

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#15 posted 02-06-2010 07:41 PM

Hi Dennis, I had to come back and look at this again…...I am fascinated with your artistry, you do a beautiful job, with every piece that you do, and all that you have posted have a wonderful unique look. You are very talented.

AKA….....Woodchic

-- Robin Renee'

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