Seaside Pelican (Intarsia)

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Project by Trev_Batstone posted 07-30-2011 12:00 PM 1862 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This ‘Seaside Pelican’ is waiting for his lunch. Made from 82 pieces of wood consisting of Oak, Walnut, Mahogany, Pine and Yellow Cedar. All of the pieces were cut out on the scroll saw, then shaped, sanded and glued back together. Some parts of the pelican have different thicknesses to give the effect of dimension. The bird was then given two coats of varnish and mounted on a 24”x24” piece of birch and framed. This item is now hanging in the front entrance of my home.


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#1 posted 07-30-2011 07:36 PM

Very nice! It looks great.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 07-30-2011 07:39 PM

ОК. Very nice

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#3 posted 08-02-2011 05:53 AM

Great Job, keep it up!

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

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#4 posted 02-09-2012 02:29 AM

82 pieces, you are a patient guy. I have a simpler project in mind for a contemorary sign for my shop. Did you do the drawing and the layout?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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