Intarsia from photo

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Project by dee2 posted 07-03-2012 02:00 AM 1165 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is Helen, boxer mix of a relative. She’s done in basswood, cedar, wenge, walnut, poplar and purpleheart. Second pic is the photo I made the pattern from, minus the mud on her face! Finished in acrylic spray.

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

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#1 posted 07-03-2012 02:23 AM

Looks just like the real thing! Nice detail.

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#2 posted 07-03-2012 02:38 AM

Very nice. Looks like a copy.

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#3 posted 07-03-2012 05:43 AM

Very Nice Woork Indeed!

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#4 posted 07-03-2012 02:28 PM

Looks like you finally got to your own pattern? LOL! nNice work. Especially like the light usage in differentiating the pattern.


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#5 posted 07-04-2012 01:24 AM

Wow, what a great job on the likeness.
You got me to thinking I might like to do one of those for our golden.
thanks for sharing.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! SteveW

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#6 posted 07-04-2012 02:07 PM

Really amaizing

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#7 posted 09-24-2012 03:23 AM

Terrific artist!

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#8 posted 04-04-2013 11:44 PM

Very nice Dee, is this the project you mentioned that you used spray lacquer on?

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#9 posted 04-04-2013 11:59 PM


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

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