sugar skull intarsia

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Project by sean coffey posted 03-09-2012 03:09 AM 2434 views 6 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is one of my favorite so far. Made from aspen, cherry, pine, eastern red cedar, and poplar.


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#1 posted 03-09-2012 03:13 AM

Wow, nice work, really catches your attention, thanks for sharing

-- Norman

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Gene Howe

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#2 posted 03-09-2012 03:32 AM

Hope mine turns out half that good.
Very, very nice, Sean.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#3 posted 03-09-2012 03:58 AM

Very cute a hippy skull from the sixties.


#4 posted 03-09-2012 07:09 AM

I really enjoy doing and looking at intarsia nice piece.

-- (L an D Woodworks)

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#5 posted 03-09-2012 07:22 AM

so sweet :)

-- Gintaras,

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#6 posted 03-09-2012 08:10 AM

i like it may i ask where you got the pattern from

-- robert dignam

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#7 posted 03-09-2012 08:43 AM

Very nice, mean looking but with a sensitive side Smile>>>>>> Well done

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

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#8 posted 03-09-2012 07:26 PM

Love it, that is so cool!

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Heidi Neely

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#9 posted 03-10-2012 12:53 AM

Awesome….like the Day of the Dead skulls from Mexico! Love it!! :)

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

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sean coffey

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#10 posted 03-10-2012 01:15 AM

Thank you for the compliments. It is a day of the dead skull. I am half Mexican and decided to try this in honor of my grandfather. I make my own patterns from pictures I find in books, online, or just hand draw.


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#11 posted 03-10-2012 02:57 AM

That’s awesome. Nice design and execution!!

-- Measure once, cut twice

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