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Frog Intarsia

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Project by Brian Strothcamp posted 1295 days ago 2709 views 8 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This Intarsia project was pretty much done by the book by Kathy Wise (3rd photo).

However, I made it about twice as big to fit the scale of our master bath where it will be hung. The stick is 4/4 Bolivian Rosewood (24” long to give a sense of scale). The rest is 6/4 Yellowheart, some of which is stained green with a waterbased stain. Tung oil finish and may buff in some wax in the future.





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HickoryHill

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#1 posted 1294 days ago

How cool! Always wanted to do some Intarsia, but never have.

-- Jim, Michigan

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DiamondWW

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#2 posted 1294 days ago

This is outstanding!!! Great work.

-- There is no such thing as scrap wood, only smaller projects.

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Brian Strothcamp

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#3 posted 1294 days ago

Well HickoryHill… I used the exact same sander you have (the Ridgid OSS) if that is indeed your tool I see listed under your projects… you have most of what you need.

Umm… you also need a bad a** scroll saw. I just bought a Delta/Rockwell 40-440 for $115 off craigslist nad tuned it up. Cuts thru 2” lumber fairly easy.

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Chip

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#4 posted 1294 days ago

Wow! Fantastic piece of intarsia Brian. Welcome to LJs! Looking forward to seeing more of your work….

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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RomDodd

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#5 posted 1294 days ago

Very cool!

-- Romney

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twokidsnosleep

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#6 posted 1294 days ago

Really well done, looks awesome especially on the first try
It’s not easy being green!

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"

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Woodenwizard

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#7 posted 1294 days ago

Thanks alot! As someone that may attempt intarsia in the future, I see you have set the bar very high for a first attempt.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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obi999

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#8 posted 1294 days ago

Hey that looks fantastic! Create some more of these intarsia projects, you are a talent.
Thanks for sharing

-- *** the german lumberjock ***

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Maveric777

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#9 posted 1294 days ago

Now that is very cool! And to be your first try? .... Yea, that makes it even cooler!

Welcome to LJ!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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KoryK

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#10 posted 1266 days ago

I have done this same pattern and you have done a great job. You have out done yourself.

-- If you not making sawdust, your probably wasting your time. Kory

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