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Project by John posted 2396 days ago 1615 views 2 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These were some projects we worked on in Steve Lattas Decorative Details class at the Marc Adams School. We made our own tools for the line work. The bell flowers were cut with a gouge.

-- Brain the size of a planet and they have me parking cars.





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 2396 days ago

Very nice! How do you make perfectly symmetrical shapes like in the third picture?

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

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John

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#2 posted 2396 days ago

Charlie,

The curves are radius grooves that were cut with an inlay radius cutter we made in class. LN is now making them http://www.lie-nielsen.com/catalog.php?cat=549#

The berries hide the holes left by the inlay tool. The border line hides the curves in the corners.

-- Brain the size of a planet and they have me parking cars.

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BobR

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#3 posted 2396 days ago

Looks like a class well worth taking. Good work.

-- Bob

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nickman

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#4 posted 2396 days ago

That is very cool. How did you like the Marc Adams school?

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John

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#5 posted 2396 days ago

Nick,

I enjoyed the two classes I have taken very much. I would highly recommend them.

-- Brain the size of a planet and they have me parking cars.

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Grumpy

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#6 posted 2396 days ago

Nice work John. No stopping you now.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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GaryK

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#7 posted 2396 days ago

Very nice! I see that you learned something at the school.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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CharlieM1958

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#8 posted 2396 days ago

Thanks for that link, John.

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

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lclashley

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#9 posted 2396 days ago

Thanks for sharing John. Did you use hot sand to burn the flower petals?

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kineo

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#10 posted 2396 days ago

john..great work..and great “patience”..wish I could do that..kineo

-- marshall, murphy, north carolina

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John

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#11 posted 2396 days ago

lclashley,

Florida beach sand to be exact!

-- Brain the size of a planet and they have me parking cars.

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Terdy

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#12 posted 2396 days ago

HOw did you enjoy your studies at the Marc Adams school? I completed the 2 year distance mastery program with Gary Rogowski, Northwest Woodworking Studio, in Portland. It was a great experience and boy I don’t have to look much further than my earliest pieces to see my progress. I’m looking to attend an inlay class with David Marks in March. Inlay is something I would like to improve and certainly adds another dimension to your piece. Great work and thanks for sharing it with us.

Terry
www.wrightwoodworks.com

-- Terry

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John

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#13 posted 2396 days ago

Terry,

I enjoyed the classes at Marc Adams. When the week was over I still wanted more. Thats a good sign. They feed you lunch and there’s an ice cream machine in the cafeteria. I think there should be one in every shop! Don’t know about David except for the TV show. Steve Latta taught line and berry work, bell flowers and some federal ovals. I would highly recomend Steve. Good luck and thanks for the compliments.

John

-- Brain the size of a planet and they have me parking cars.

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Thos. Angle

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#14 posted 2396 days ago

John,that is some impressive work. I greatly admire Latta’s work. Someday I want to so some inlay work. I just might not live long enough.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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TreeBones

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#15 posted 2396 days ago

Must be a great learning project, I have never done inlay. Very nice.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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