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Project by TedAGTG posted 10-27-2010 12:22 PM 2393 views 3 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have done probably 20 of these segmentations. They are all cut from 1-x-12 Poplar and measure around 12-x-12. They are cut from a pattern, stained and reassembled with a slight 3D effect that was surprising the first time I assembled one. The book is called Animal Portraits in Wood by Neal Moore. I learned a lot about intricate cutting in thicker wood with these guys. I am currently putting the lion portrait on the lid of a 7-x-11 Cherry keepsake box. The lion’s head is around 5-1/2-x-6 on the box lid. I have been scrolling for a little over three years and I have tried to complete a variety of projects involving segmentation, Intarsia, fretwork and box making. I enjoy them all and continue to soak up knowledge everywhere I can.

-- Ted@AGTG WoodCraft





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john

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#1 posted 10-27-2010 02:12 PM

Beautiful work Ted !!

-- John in Belgrave (Website) http://www.extremebirdhouse.com , http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=112698715866

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#2 posted 10-27-2010 02:21 PM

Those are very nicely done. Good work!

-- 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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CharlieM1958

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#3 posted 10-27-2010 02:21 PM

These are great! I’ve never seen this technique before.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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George Barreras

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#4 posted 10-27-2010 02:26 PM

Very nice work.

-- Nubs,Reserve

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Dennis Zongker

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#5 posted 10-27-2010 02:34 PM

Hi Ted,

How are you doing? I think we met at Midwest woodworkers in the art show. I was in the booth right next to you.

You do some very beautiful work. Welcome to Lumberjocks. I think you will like it here, it can be very addictive!

-- Dennis Zongker

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WoodenFrog

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#6 posted 10-27-2010 02:53 PM

Really great work!
Thanks for sharing.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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isetegija

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#7 posted 10-27-2010 04:50 PM

Beautiful portraits and fine craftsmanship.
Thanks for sharing with us and welcome to Lumberjocks community.

-- Not my woodworking http://woodworkessence.com/

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Vicki

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#8 posted 10-27-2010 05:12 PM

They’re all awesome. They are so lifelike.

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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#9 posted 10-27-2010 05:13 PM

Nice work Ted. Are the pieces beveled together as in marquetry for fit? Love the realism, almost think you could pet them.

Paul M

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

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#10 posted 10-27-2010 06:20 PM

Impressive pieces. Beautifully done.

God bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Diggerjacks

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#11 posted 10-27-2010 07:28 PM

Hello ted
A very good work Ted
I like this technic for the contrast between differents woods

A lot of work, a lot of precision and a lot of patience and the result is so good that you know for why you have worked

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#12 posted 10-27-2010 08:07 PM

What beautiful work! Thanks for posting these.

-- http://barbsid.blogspot.com/

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#13 posted 10-27-2010 08:07 PM

NICELY DONE, I LIKE THE 3D EFFECT.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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gurnie

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#14 posted 10-27-2010 08:13 PM

Nice job from a fellow scrollsawer

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#15 posted 10-27-2010 11:30 PM

Those are very cool! Nice job, BEAUTIFUL!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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