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Custom Bar with Phoenix Intarsia Wall Art

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Project by JohnF posted 01-15-2011 04:26 PM 2111 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a bar i built for my brothers basement.
The bar top is quarter sawn oak, walnut, and padauk in a mitered geometric pattern.
I also created a phoenix intarsia as a center piece for the wall above the back bar.
The phoenix is made of oak, walnut, padauk, cherry, and poplar.

-- John, Naples Florida





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sras

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#1 posted 01-15-2011 04:31 PM

Nice work! The bar top and centerpiece go togther nicely.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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JohnF

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#2 posted 01-15-2011 04:48 PM

Steve and Mike,
Thanks for the positive feedback. I appreciate your comments.

-- John, Naples Florida

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brianinpa

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#3 posted 01-15-2011 05:13 PM

That top looks like it was fun to make. Looks great with the different wood. The wall hanging looks terrific. Thanks for sharing.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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KoryK

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#4 posted 01-15-2011 05:55 PM

Looks great, awsome wookmanship

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

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ianlee74

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#5 posted 01-15-2011 05:56 PM

That’s great. I must admit that I normally think intarsia looks silly & cartoonish to me but you’ve just changed my mind that great things can be created using the technique given the right imagination. Thanks!

-- Ian, Tennessee

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#6 posted 01-15-2011 06:04 PM

Great job. Beautiful phoenix

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isetegija

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#7 posted 01-15-2011 06:59 PM

That is absolutely awesome intarsia and the bar top too.
Thanks for sharing with us and welcome to Lumberjocks community.

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

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stefang

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#8 posted 01-15-2011 10:57 PM

Wow, that is beautiful work John!, both the bar top and the intarsia.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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christopheralan

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#9 posted 01-16-2011 05:56 PM

Nice! Very well done!

-- christopheralan http://www.projectwoodworks.com

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grosa

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#10 posted 01-30-2011 06:09 PM

Wow That’s cool. Nice work.

-- Have a great day.

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terrilynne

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#11 posted 05-24-2011 05:24 AM

The bar is very nice. The intarsia piece is fantastic, love the design!

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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