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Project by intarsia92 posted 02-16-2017 04:52 PM 450 views 0 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Intarsia I made of the first car i owned, back in 1949. I bought it for $50.00, making payments of $5.00/month.

I put a window in the backer so i can change the background picture at any time.

-- Intarsia92





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 02-16-2017 05:03 PM

This is a wonderful car and you did a beautiful job in depicting the car on this intarsia project.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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builtinbkyn

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#2 posted 02-16-2017 05:12 PM

Awesome! It looks wonderful and the background pic really gives it that 3rd dimension.

-- Bill, Yo!......in Brooklyn :)

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Redoak49

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#3 posted 02-16-2017 05:32 PM

Excellent work…the edge views show how nicely you make changes in thickness and great contours.

I also do Intarsia and appreciate great work. I do think your boy on motorcycle is your best.

Thanks for posting…

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Mean_Dean

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#4 posted 02-16-2017 07:25 PM

Great looking Intarsia—I love these old cars!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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JoeinGa

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#5 posted 02-16-2017 07:49 PM

Beautiful rendition of your first car. And wouldn’t you LOVE to have that car now?
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-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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Ken90712

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#6 posted 02-16-2017 08:04 PM

This is simply beautiful. So impressive, I’ve always wanted to try this and need to one day. Your work is amazing.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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bruce317

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#7 posted 02-16-2017 08:25 PM

Great workmanship. 50 buck car, WOW.

-- Bruce - Indiana

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ralbuck

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#8 posted 02-16-2017 09:20 PM

Fantastic!

-- just rjR

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Bud_3

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#9 posted 02-16-2017 09:37 PM

What is the original car from the two pictures ?Just kidding,nice work!

-- Personality and character of a man is like wood,must polish it to shine...

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luv2learn

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#10 posted 02-16-2017 10:21 PM

Very nicely executed piece of memorabilia.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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Roger

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#11 posted 02-16-2017 11:37 PM

That is incredible! Really like the window idea. Change with the seasons..

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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LittleCobra

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#12 posted 02-17-2017 03:19 AM

I love me some old cars and skilled craftmanship. NICE!

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GR8HUNTER

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#13 posted 02-17-2017 03:49 AM

cant beat the old rides ….classic ….GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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oldnovice

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#14 posted 02-17-2017 05:25 AM

Beautiful work!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#15 posted 02-17-2017 01:18 PM

very nice…

-- Brian, Ontario Canada,

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