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"Songbird" First Project of 2017

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Project by davidtr3 posted 01-14-2017 06:15 PM 1155 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Started the marquetry in 2016, finished up recently.

Box is sapele. Marquetry is movingue, mahogany and walnut with a rosewood boarder. The song bird is based on an Andrew Wyeth sketch.

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shipwright

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#1 posted 01-14-2017 07:00 PM

Looks good David. Nice chevron match border too, one of my favourites.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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#2 posted 01-14-2017 11:05 PM

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#3 posted 01-14-2017 11:39 PM

Exquisite!

-- Dale

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splintergroup

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#4 posted 01-15-2017 12:10 AM

Beautiful marquetry! The chevron really borders it well.

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#5 posted 01-15-2017 01:58 AM

Just beautiful.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#6 posted 01-15-2017 04:47 AM

Beautiful box and great work!

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#7 posted 01-15-2017 01:38 PM

Very cool!

-- Darci, http://www.drawninstone.com

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#8 posted 01-15-2017 03:28 PM

beautiful piece

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#9 posted 01-15-2017 03:44 PM

This is a beautiful box and the marquetry is outstanding.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#10 posted 01-15-2017 03:55 PM

Nice little bird!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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davidtr3

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#11 posted 01-16-2017 05:20 PM

Thank you Paul and everyone. Happy 2017!

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