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Simpletons intarsia

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Project by bigogre posted 07-10-2012 02:20 PM 1347 views 10 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I purchased a band saw last year for re-sawing and wanted to make something a little different.

First picture padauk and maple
2nd walnut and maple
3rd and 4th red cedar and maple

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973





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Time2beupinAZ

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#1 posted 07-10-2012 04:37 PM

Nice work you have done there.

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

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#2 posted 07-10-2012 04:40 PM

Welcome to LumberJocks. The sets are very nice. Did you tape the woods together and just cut out the parts?

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#3 posted 07-10-2012 06:10 PM

Outstanding intarsia pictures.I also recently bought bandsaw so I must try this by myslef, bandsaw boxes also

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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bigogre

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#4 posted 07-10-2012 07:27 PM

I used tape for the first one that I did, but it stuck so well that when I tried to separate them, they busted. Then I read that gluing them together with a piece of paper in between worked better. As long as you only use a tiny amount of glue all over, this works really well. once the pieces are cut, all it takes to get them apart is a butter knife slipped between the pieces to separate them.

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973

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KnotCurser

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#5 posted 07-11-2012 12:18 AM

They are certainly “a little different” – and a whole lot cool!!!

Very nice work – just don’t show them side by side or they will know the secret! ;-)

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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#6 posted 07-11-2012 01:12 AM

Cool~

-- Ride hard or go home~

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SergeantSawDust

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#7 posted 07-11-2012 07:37 AM

That’s awesome! I’m pretty sure I know how you did it too. Very creative!

-- Woodworking for the hobbyist woodworker. http://sergeantsawdust.com

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SergeantSawDust

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#8 posted 07-11-2012 07:40 AM

Actually if I read ahead first I would of saw you already spilled the beans on how to do it, lol. I was thinking you went about it that way but I didn’t realize the paper trick. I’ll have to try that. Thanks for sharing!

-- Woodworking for the hobbyist woodworker. http://sergeantsawdust.com

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#9 posted 07-11-2012 07:41 AM

Noice….

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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lab7654

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#10 posted 07-11-2012 03:10 PM

Very good project, as well as execution of it. I’ve always considered trying some intarsia on the bandsaw, but I was a little leery. Might be getting a scroll saw soon, but if that doesn’t happen I will be doing some of this on the BS for sure.

-- Tristin King -- When in doubt, sand it.

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#11 posted 07-13-2012 02:04 AM

Simpletons can’t do intarsia : ) ......nice job on these .

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josh

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#12 posted 03-23-2013 05:06 PM

Simpletons? More like awesometons!

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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