Intarsia Girl Wallhanging

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Project by korys posted 10-10-2010 10:25 PM 3288 views 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Judy Gale Roberts pattern that I made for my grandaughter for Christmas. I will be taking this one and some others to Judy’s open house next weekend in Tennessee. If your close you should come by, it sounds like an intarsia artists dream. This piece is made from walnut, poplar, canary wood, blood wood, wenge, lace wood, ebony, teak, mohogany, cherry and yellow heart. The only changes I made form the original pattern was the feet and eyes. I used 2 inch lace wood for the feet to give them a little more depth. The pattern called to make the eyes out of one piece, then wood burn and paint. I chose to make the eyes out of different woods. It was a challenge due they fact some of the pieces were very small. Hope yall like it and suggestions are always welcome.


-- Kory, Greensboro NC

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#1 posted 10-10-2010 10:48 PM

wow great job!!!

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#2 posted 10-10-2010 10:59 PM


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#3 posted 10-10-2010 11:29 PM

Man, you got talent!! Really awesome piece, a close look really shows you do the detail. Great job Kory!!!

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#4 posted 10-10-2010 11:34 PM

Amazing work!!

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#5 posted 10-11-2010 12:20 AM

Great job, but wouldn’t she look better with a smile? Pretty girls should always smile.

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#6 posted 10-11-2010 01:06 AM

I always wanted to try intarsia, but after seeing your beautiful works, I’m not sure I want to try. I took a look at your workshop and saw how big this little girl is, as well as the many other projects you have completed. What a talent!

I have a specific large project in mind, and am in need of someone with artistic talents that can sketch out the design for me. Since I am a new member, I wonder if LJ has anyone out there that can draw or sketch coloring book style drawings.

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#7 posted 10-11-2010 02:07 AM


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#8 posted 10-11-2010 04:33 AM

Great job!!

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#9 posted 10-11-2010 04:53 AM

dq2, I have just started playing with making my own patterns with a computer program. If I can help, please let me know. Thank you for your coments and welcome to LJ’s.


-- Kory, Greensboro NC

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#10 posted 10-11-2010 05:12 AM

very nice job. really stands out.


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#11 posted 10-11-2010 11:46 AM

Very nice.

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#12 posted 10-11-2010 04:15 PM

Very, Very nicely done.

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#13 posted 10-11-2010 11:28 PM

Beautiful piece. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

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#14 posted 11-11-2011 07:36 PM

I’d like to be able to do that, it looks great.

What kind of camera do you have?

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