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Project by ElmwoodIntarsia posted 01-27-2012 07:42 PM 1840 views 9 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Made this for my Grand Nephew, Dominick. —- —- Maple, Walnut and Padauk.

-- Jack Labor - Elmwood Intarsia - Artistry In Wood





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leviblue

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#1 posted 01-27-2012 07:57 PM

I like the color combination used on the inlays. Is this one of your designs?
Very nice!

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ElmwoodIntarsia

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#2 posted 01-27-2012 08:12 PM

This was from Scrollsaw Workshop. Wooden Toys

-- Jack Labor - Elmwood Intarsia - Artistry In Wood

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#3 posted 01-27-2012 08:30 PM

Great looking car. Nice lines and colors!

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

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#4 posted 01-27-2012 09:00 PM

Very fancy car and great gift.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#5 posted 01-27-2012 09:17 PM

Way cool. My grandson is just starting Pinewood derby cars. A new adventure I know nothing about….......

-- mike...............

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#6 posted 01-27-2012 09:26 PM

Very nice…..I bet he loves it.
I’m wondering if you spun the wheels on a lathe then sliced off 4 sections. If you did I’m thinking that you could use a wire burner to make cool looking treads in the tires.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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ElmwoodIntarsia

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#7 posted 01-27-2012 10:08 PM

Thanks, The wheels were made from a large block of Padauk I had in one of my scrap boxes.
I cut them using a Holes saw and a mortising bit to make the Wheel Wells. I sanded and polished them using a carriage bolt on my drill press. Finished sanding with 300 grit and applied a Gel Varnish while it spun in drill press. This was a fun piece, but I prefer Intarsia.

-- Jack Labor - Elmwood Intarsia - Artistry In Wood

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#8 posted 01-28-2012 06:21 AM

That is really neat. I really like the contrasting woods

-- Michael Mills, North Carolina, http://www.scicaskets.com

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#9 posted 01-28-2012 09:57 AM

Great gift idea. I am sure it will be zoomed often

-- Norman

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#10 posted 02-08-2012 08:56 PM

Now that’s a gift that will keep him entertained. Great wood selection. I’m jealous.

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crowie

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#11 posted 02-24-2013 10:06 AM

Lovely shape & design, love the timber mix…...well done.
Would have appreciated a heap more photos on such a beaut toy.
Cheers from On Top DownUnder, crowie

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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