Intarsia Elephant

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Project by Michael Parrish posted 02-15-2011 04:38 PM 2078 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello LJ! I have been away for awhile. This is an Elephant I started about 4 months ago, It took so long to finsh because my saw broke and I had to wait on my taxes to get a new one. I changed alot on this Elephant from the trunk being 3 peices to the wood choices. I really love how it turned out. I took extra time putting detail into the face to make the eye stand out and adding the muscles into the legs. I hope you like it. Great to be back guys.

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#1 posted 02-15-2011 04:41 PM

This is awesome! Congratulation on a beautiful piece of art!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#2 posted 02-15-2011 06:09 PM

very nice work

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - --

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#3 posted 02-16-2011 02:31 AM

That is very nice Michael. Thanks for sharing.

-- Randon Riegsecker,

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#4 posted 02-16-2011 05:48 AM


That’s really great detailing in the face! Thanks for sharing.


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#5 posted 02-17-2011 06:30 AM

Great job Michael, you did a great job. Congrats on your new saw.

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

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#6 posted 04-02-2011 06:06 PM

Nice job. New toys are great! Glad to see you’re still here been away awhile myself!

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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#7 posted 04-26-2011 12:31 AM

Michael, I am so sorry to be so late in seeing this! I have missed so many postings (busy busy!) and yours was one. So I dropped by to see what you have been up to and wala! An elephant! I am sorry to hear about the death of your saw. But glad to see you have been able to make some sawdust!

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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