Santa Bear Intarsia

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Project by TripleB posted 07-31-2012 10:11 PM 3520 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first real attempt at Intarsia, the pattern is by Judy Gale Roberts. I really enjoyed making this, and probably as a surprise to most, I actually liked doing the shaping process. I have learned a lot doing this, mostly what not to do, so the next one should go a lot smoother, Hopefully!

Wood’s used, Bloodwood, Butternut, Cherry, Alaskan Yellow Cedar, Aspen, Walnut and Poplar dowels for the eyes.

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#1 posted 07-31-2012 11:05 PM

That looks awesome. Great job.

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#2 posted 08-01-2012 12:04 AM

Very Nice

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#3 posted 08-01-2012 12:29 AM

Very cute, you did a fine job!

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#4 posted 08-01-2012 12:45 AM

Really nice, great job on your first intarsia. Thanks for sharing.

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#5 posted 08-01-2012 12:45 AM

He is really done beautifully! I love him! :) Sheila

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#6 posted 08-01-2012 12:46 PM

Looks great, the finish makes it look warm.

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#7 posted 08-01-2012 03:42 PM

very cute.

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