Celtic Art in an Italian Bar

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Project by Maclegno posted 1577 days ago 2110 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My local pub the Pora Ca’ had a pillar in the centre of the bar with an empty space, which I offered to fill. I had been experimenting with router inlaying so I had a couple of pieces lying around which I put a bit of framing around and gave them to my friends the owners. The wood is Walnut. I may do a Blog on this subject if there is any interest.
PS the last picture shows the pub sign and a view of the Alps from the terrace of the pub.

-- Maclegno,Scotsman in Italy

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#1 posted 1577 days ago

Wow very cool! what kind of router bit did you use and did you make a jig for this or just by hand.
Very cool job

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#2 posted 1577 days ago

Very Nice!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#3 posted 1577 days ago

Would love to see a Blog on this ! I’m just starting to experiment with inlay and would very much like
to see how you do it. Excellent piece. Thank You

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#4 posted 1577 days ago

Intriguing line of design. I too would like to know more about it.

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#5 posted 1577 days ago

I would love to see a blog on this also. JIM

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#6 posted 1575 days ago

First may I appeal to talake to post his SPAM elsewhere.
Thank the rest of you for your interest, I will do a Blog on this.
Yes I did use a template for these, the wood is Walnut but I’m afraid the inlays are just strips of plastic edge-on. I am trying to find a wood flexible enough to use instead, but so far no luck.

-- Maclegno,Scotsman in Italy

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#7 posted 1574 days ago

Very nice, I love celtic art.

You should report the spam to Martin on a private message

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#8 posted 1572 days ago

Nice work Gerard! I got a bunch of Celtic patterns from my son. Maybe I will give it a try sometime. Are you getting freebies at the bar?

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#9 posted 1429 days ago

Lovely work. I envy the view from your pub. I also hope they are keeping your mug full.

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