First Pracrice

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The parents of this young boy took a picture of him on his first day of T-Ball practice and asked me to make them an Intarsia from it. I call it “First Practice”

Woods Used: Cap & shoes, Black Walnut,
Hair, Cedar
Shirt, Padauk
White items, Holly
Pants, English Walnut

-- Intarsia92

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#1 posted 11-08-2012 02:41 PM

As usual Al, That is Fantastic! I’m sure the parents will love this one.

-- Join me at

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#2 posted 11-08-2012 02:47 PM

Very nice Al. I love how you take everyday pictures and create custom patterns and priceless works of art.

-- ---Joel; Central MD...rookie empter nester and getting back into woodworking!

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#3 posted 11-08-2012 03:02 PM

How sweet! Very nice! Thanks for sharing!

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#4 posted 11-08-2012 03:18 PM

Wonderful idea and execution

-- socrbent Ohio

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#5 posted 11-08-2012 03:58 PM

That is a very amazing piece of art.

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpiece… because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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#6 posted 11-08-2012 04:27 PM

Beautiful work Al, you have captured the moment in time well. I know the parents are pleased with the results.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#7 posted 11-08-2012 04:45 PM

Great job and charming subject matter.

-- Custom furniture

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#8 posted 11-08-2012 05:09 PM

That is a lovely piece. Great job.

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#9 posted 11-08-2012 06:06 PM

Al, you’ve done a wonderful job making this come to life with such a realistically life-like piece of art work. Nicely done!

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#10 posted 11-08-2012 06:35 PM

i agree with everyone else outstanding job

-- robert dignam

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#11 posted 11-08-2012 07:48 PM

Jaw-dropping work!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#12 posted 11-09-2012 01:36 PM

Wow! That came out beautifully. Nice combos of woods also. Very nice

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#13 posted 11-12-2012 03:52 PM

Very nice work there Al.

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

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#14 posted 11-18-2012 06:00 PM


-- "Your Design or Mine!"

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