"A Jackass for that Special Person" Intarsia Wall Hanging

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Project by KoryK posted 10-14-2011 05:16 AM 3130 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is one I made for a very good friend stationed in Kansas. It was a fairly simple pattern from Judy Roberts. He was asking when I would make him a piece of his own. I kept telling him that I had not found the right design for him. When I saw this one I knew it was the perfect one for him. I love him to death, but it fit his personality to a tee. I gave it to him and he thought it was great, he told me he would was going to put it in his living room. His new wife disagrees and I know she will win that battle, but it meant a lot that he liked so much. He even agreed that it was perfectly suited to him and his personality lol.

It was made from walnut, cherry, wenge, aspen, and curly maple.

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

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#1 posted 10-14-2011 05:59 AM

Great work! At least he took it well… Lol

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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#2 posted 10-14-2011 06:02 AM

Very unusual and well made! Something like this could have gone either way but I’m glad he liked it!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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#3 posted 10-14-2011 01:52 PM

This is awesome!

“Fairly Simple”??? I think not – I see at least two dozen pieces in this. I KNOW that is not a lot for detailed intarsia, but it surely isn’t “Simple”. :-)

This is so unique and detailed – I LOVE it and would hang it in my living room as well.


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#4 posted 10-14-2011 05:08 PM

I had a friend remark that there are more horses’ rear ends than there are horses. Love the intarsia project and the friendly way it was made.

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#5 posted 10-14-2011 10:06 PM

Thanks for giving me the laugh of the day! :) Humerous and very well done too…I like it!!

-- Heidi :) “The only source of knowledge is experience”

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#6 posted 10-17-2011 09:45 PM

nice work kory. I may have to try something like that…...haha

-- Tim - I usally measure twice after I cut......then I know for sure that I cut it short.....

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#7 posted 10-18-2011 03:23 PM

nice ass…........... can I say that

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#8 posted 11-07-2011 03:27 PM

The joke is defined as a good joke, when you present things from an unexpected angle which the listener or the viewer did not thought about it. That what you did here. Nice job.

-- Eli Adamit, Israel

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