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Cornice with intarsia rose

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Project by dee2 posted 02-20-2012 01:17 AM 2367 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First intarsia 8 years ago. Then later decided to put on a cornice. Rose is cedar and poplar. Cornice is 6’ across made of 15 species of wood going out from center. I did cheat and cut each adjoining piece by stack cutting!! The pieces across the front are mounted on plywood, then attached to Cherry brackets on the end. Finished in satin lacquer.

-- Dee2, OH Aromatherapy....fresh cut wood!!





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bowtie

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#1 posted 02-20-2012 01:54 AM

beautiful work, like to try my hand at intarsia someday.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

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#2 posted 02-20-2012 02:30 AM

Wonderful intarsia very nice work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 02-20-2012 03:17 AM

Nice way to display the intarsia! Good idea.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#4 posted 02-20-2012 03:19 AM

Very nice intarsia, Strikingly beautiful!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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Roger

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#5 posted 02-20-2012 01:26 PM

that is really beautiful. the sap-wood is in the perfect place. Wow!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#6 posted 02-20-2012 06:18 PM

Great Job! I love intarsia!

-- "Your Design or Mine!"

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#7 posted 05-12-2012 05:40 PM

Great looking rose and excellent wood choice too!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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