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Project by bigsergio04mex posted 08-15-2011 08:55 AM 974 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I do not do many intarsia jobs, but I liked it. I sold it I immediately.

-- I want to emigrate out of my country right now!!!!!!!





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spunwood

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#1 posted 08-15-2011 04:06 PM

You did a fine job man and congratulations on the sale.

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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DocSavage45

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#2 posted 08-15-2011 06:25 PM

Nice work, I’m interested. More details????

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Tim Kindrick

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#3 posted 08-15-2011 09:36 PM

This looks awesome!!! I have GOT to try this some day!!!

-- I have metal in my neck but wood in my blood!!

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bigsergio04mex

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#4 posted 08-15-2011 09:58 PM

Well, I made this project long time ago. I found the pictures and I post it. Details… my scroll saw it´s a old craftsman. Not only work with wood because it does not get many classes here. There is no specialty shops. All you have is pine, walnut, cedar and banak sometimes. Like you see I combine wood with playwood and paint the wood.
Thank god I have sold many pictures like this, unfortunately the work you have to do not let you do the work you love to do hehehe but I love the intarsia projects!
I apologize for my bad english!!!
See you!!!

-- I want to emigrate out of my country right now!!!!!!!

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DocSavage45

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#5 posted 08-15-2011 10:39 PM

Thanks for the info..it’s understood.. :)

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Brian Strothcamp

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#6 posted 08-16-2011 02:04 AM

One place where I see people go a little wrong… and the bigger the pieces the more important it is…

1) Dont under estimate the power of using thicker stock and/or spacers
2) Combine with overlays
3) Generally a piece like this would be thicker in the center and thinner toward the edges. However, that’s not always the rule… consider how something might me be a bit more unbalanced (like the frog in my projects)

Follow those rules and your pieces will be more 3 dimensional and appear much more difficult than they actually were to create. A piece like this I would bring out the nose and the brows, leaving the eyes set back a little. The main (hair) I would have carved some flowing lines. REMEMBER SANDING IS ALWAYS THE FUN PART HAHA

It looks like you have the basic skills mastered and just wanted to provide some constructive input to help everyone to do better in what I consider a fun hobby.

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bigsergio04mex

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#7 posted 08-16-2011 06:14 AM

Thank you very much for taking the time to explain your advice Brian. I really appreciate it.
Well, the work was made long time ago and I’ve learned some things. Do different levels makes a big difference in the final result. One example is the mirror of flowers on my projects.
And yeah … Sanding is the fun part jejejejejeje
Thank you very much for your advice mi amigo!!!
And keep sanding bro!!! jejejeje

-- I want to emigrate out of my country right now!!!!!!!

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